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The English Graduate Student Organization Presents: Moacir P. de Sá Pereira

  • 200 Milne Hall 135 Western Avenue Albany, NY, 12203 United States (map)


I grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts. I defended my dissertation “The Site of the Novel” in January 2014, and I received my PhD from the Department of English Language and Literature  at the University of Chicago in June 2014.

After living (and teaching) in Europe for six years, I have been Assistant Professor / Faculty Fellow in the Department of English  at New York University  since 2015.


My scholarly activity circles around the book-length project I am preparing, Making Maps: Mixed Methods and Everyday Criticism. In it, I argue for the possibilities of a mixed methods approach in widening opportunities for the digital humanities. I then use this methodology to iteratively read and geographically analyze novels of the 20th and 21st centuries.