Pedro Lopes Portrait

Pedro J. Lopes

  • Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of English & Foreign Languages
  • Faculty, College of Arts & Humanities
LC 324 Carnell Learning Center
Education

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2004)

M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1998)

B.A., Universidade Fernando Pessoa (1995)

Publications

Refereed Articles

Lopes, P. J. (2016). (Review of) Politics, Popular Culture and the Beautiful Game in Brazil: The Country of Football. Hispanófila, 178.
Lopes, P. J. (in press, 2016). (Review of) A Década Perdida: Crónicas de uma América Cinzenta. Gávea-Brown.
Lopes, P. J. (2013). (Review of) Facts and Fictions of António Lobo Antunes. Gávea-Brown.


Book Supplement

Lopes, P. J. (2012). Web cultural activities. Continuemos, 8th Edition. Heinle - a division of Cengage Learning, Inc. 

 

Presentations

Presentation of Refereed Papers

International

  • Lopes, P. J. (2017). The politics of deportation: the confluence of the notions of illegal immigrant and criminal alien in marginalizing Hispanic populations in the United States. 32nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, Carrollton, Georgia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2012, November). The Power of Conformity in The Wave. UAM 2nd Annual International Film Festival, Monticello, Arkansas.

National

  • Lopes, P. J. (2014). Miguel Sousa Tavares on Eça de Queirós' footsteps with Ecuador. 2014 Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Regional

  • Lopes, P. J. (2018). Us and the Others: illegal immigration as a subsidiary theme in recent film productions. 15th Annual Southeast Coastal Conference on Language and Literatures (SECCLL), Savannah, Georgia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2017). Illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America into the United States: a history. 14th Annual Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures., Savannah, Georgia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2016, October). The challenges of the new millennium in the teaching of foreign languages. 66th Annual Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, Harrisonburg, Virginia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2016, April). Cuba at the Crossroads of Change: A First-Hand Account of Cubans' Expectations in a Period of Transition. 13th Annual Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures., Savannah, Georgia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2015). Crossing Borders: stimulating a humanist perspective on the issue of illegal immigration through film. 12th Annual Southeast Coastal Conference on Language and Literatures, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2015, October). The Greater Post-Philosophical Vision: The Narratology of José Saramago's Final Novel. 65th Meeting of the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference - College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2014). The Fallacy of the New Orthographic Agreement for Portuguese. 11th Annual Conference of the Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages & Literatures, Savannah, Georgia.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2014, September). Model Minority - a look into the abyss. 64th Meeting of the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference - Furman University, Greenville, SC, Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Lopes, P. J. (2013). "Clarabóia (Skylight) as the Precursor Subject-Matter of José Saramago's Subsequent Works. 2013 Annual Conference of the South Central Modern Language Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers

International

  • Lopes, P. J. (2017). Feminine diaspora: first-hand accounts of undocumented border-crossing of Mexican and Central American women into the United States. Invited presentation at XXVII Congreso Anual de la Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica (AILCFH), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.