Cristiane Lira

Cristiane Lira
Lecturer
Area: 
Portuguese
Phone: 
319-335-2771
Office: 
426 PH
Office Hours: 
T 9:20-10:20, W 2:00-4:00
or by appointment

Cris Lira holds a Ph.D. and a M.A. in Romance Languages from the University of Georgia. She specializes in Contemporary Brazilian Literature. Her current research focuses on the representation of female guerrilla warfare fighters in Brazil and Argentina during the last dictatorship in both countries (1964-1985). She is interested in memory and gender studies, contemporary Latin American literature, urban literature and representations of violence. At the University of Iowa, she teaches mostly Portuguese courses. For more details on research publications, please visit: https://uiowa.academia.edu/CristianeLira