Fernando Arenas

(1963-2019). Scholar of Lusophone culture, especially of film, literature, and culture. Professor of Cultural Lusophone Studies in Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Minnesota and later at the University of Michigan in the Department of AfroAmerican and African Studies. He’s the author of “Utopias and Otherness: Nationhood and Subjectivity in Portugal and Brazil” (University of Minnesota Press, 2003) and co-editor, with Susan C. Quinlan, of “Lusosex: Sexuality and Gender in the Portuguese-Speaking World” (University of Minnesota Press, 2002). His new book, “Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence” (University of Minnesota Press 2011).

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