African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Amanda "Semente" Caroline de Oliveira Pereira

M.A., African and African Diaspora Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., African and Afro-American Studies and International and Global Studies, Brandeis University

Ph.D. Candidate



Community building and healing through art practices in the African Diaspora; Performance, Visual Arts, Movement Arts, Latin America, Black Immigration, Black Spirituality, Black Feminist/Queer Studies


POR 610S • Portuguese For Spanish Spkr I

45490 • Spring 2018
Meets MWF 2:00PM-4:00PM GAR 1.134

Designed to provide qualified Spanish-speaking students a rapid introduction to Portuguese language. Development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills; building vocabulary, learning basic rules and terminology of grammar; and gaining a better understanding of Portuguese-speaking cultures, with a focus on Brazil, in order to communicate in an accurate, effective, and informed manner within a variety of socio-cultural situations.

SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

46180 • Fall 2017
Meets MWF 12:00PM-2:00PM SZB 380

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (simple present and past tenses, pronouns, adjectives), communication and interactional competence (complimenting, thanking, requesting, giving opinions), and metalinguistic competence (parts of speech, sociolinguistic cues, dialectal differences).

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