Patricia Schor

Patricia Schor (São Paulo) is an affiliate researcher to the Institute for Cultural Inquiry at Utrecht University, and a PhD candidate at the same university. In her PhD she critically examines postcolonial literature and theory in Portugal, in its (dis)encounters with Africa.  Patricia has published on postcolonial African literature in the Portuguese language, in Portugal and Mozambique. She recently co-organised the international workshop Atlantic Triangles: Lusophone Colonial and Postcolonial Crossings and co-edited the thematic issue of Portuguese Cultural Studies on Brazilian Postcolonialities. Patricia has a BA from the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo and an MA from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague (dissertation on Afro-Brazilian religions) and has worked at Novib-Oxfam Netherlands as Programme Officer Lusophone Africa.

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