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Jorge F. Farias Jr.

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E-mail:
j.farias@ucl.ac.uk

Current position: Professor / Researcher Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE, BRAZIL)

PhD (2008) Linguistics State University of Campinas (Brazil)
Academic Visitor(2006-07) University of California (Los Angeles / USA)
Master (2004) State University of Campinas (Brazil)

GENERAL INTERESTS

Jorge F. FariasJr is a Doctor in Linguistics from UNICAMP (State University of Campinas - Brazil). He was an Academic Visitor in Linguistic Anthropology at UCLA (University of California - Los Angeles), affiliated with the Department of Anthropology/CLIC (Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture) during August 2006 and September 2007. In addition, during his tenure at UCLA his study was awarded and sponsored by a Brazilian government agency CAPES Foundation (Foundation for the Coordination of Higher Education and Graduate Training), no. 147406-5. He also worked for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese as an instructional assistant during the winter quarter of 2007 with Professor Ted Young in the Brazilian Society and Civilization course.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

His research covers the areas of Popular Culture, Subaltern Studies and Discourse of Exclusion, Political Representation, Media and Globalization, and Studies of Identity. He has published articles in journals in Brazil on topics such as Verbal Art, Performance, Ethnography Studies, Ethos, and Identity in the Brazilian Popular Culture. Also he has published articles in newspapers regarding social aspects involving university education, science, and financial investments made by the Brazilian Government in Education in general.

CURRENT RESEARCH

He has been working in the perspective of the Social Anthropology hosted by the UCL Department of Anthropology. His project aims at understanding the impact of Brazilian immigration on the UK, especially on the city of London. As part of this study, his research focuses on the media press material and on the ethnographic method by means of interviews. From these two sources of data, his study aims to observe the speeches considering the political and cultural aspects in a perspective of the Discourse Analysis and the Social Anthropology.

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES, LECTURES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

FARIAS JR., J.F. ABRALIN em Cena - Amazonas - UFAM / Brazil. Investigando os Gêneros Textuais em Livros Didáticos na Educação a Distância (EaD). 2014. (paper presentation)

FARIAS JR., J.F. 17th World Congress of the International Association of Applied Linguistics - AILA Congress 2014 - Brisbane / Australia. Multimodality and textual genres: Teaching and learning Portuguese language. 2014. (paper presentation)

FARIAS JR., J.F. I Simpósio Internacional de Games, Mundos Virtuais e Tecnologia na Educação e I Simpósio de Artes, Mídias Locativas e Tecnologias na Educação - UFSM / Brazil. O Livro Didático e os Gêneros Textuais no Mundo Virtual da Educação a Distância (EaD). 2014. (paper presentatioin).

FARIAS JR., J.F. IV SIMPÓSIO INTERNACIONAL DE ENSINO DE LÍNGUA PORTUGUESA (IV SIELP) - UFU / Brazil. Gêneros Textuais e Novas Tecnologias: Perscrutando os Livros Didáticos na Educação a Distância (EAD). 2014. (paper presentation)

FARIAS JR., J.F. II Encontro Brasileiro de Pesquisa em Cultura - UFRJ / Brazil. Um Estudo sobre Performance e Identidade Cultural: Verificando o Contexto do Sertanejo. 2014. (paper presentation)

FARIAS JR., J.F. GELIC (Grupo de Estudos de Línguas e Contato) - USP / Brazil. O Fazer Etnográfico e os Estudos Culturais: Possíveis Interseções no Campo da Etnografia da Comunicação. 2014. (conference)

FARIAS JR., J.F. X Congreso Internacional de laAsociaciónLatinoamericana de Estudiosdel Discurso - ALED - México. Gêneros Textuais e Multimodalidade: uma Análise de Livros Didáticos na Educação a Distância (EaD). 2013. (paper presentation)

FARIAS JR., J.F. VII ALED - CongresoLatinoamericano - Estudiosdel Discurso, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, laUniversidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas y laAsociaciónLatinoamericana de Estudiosdel Discurso, Bogotá-Colombia, sep./2007, ponencia: Política de representação e Identidade Social nos Discursos da Mídia sobre Cultura Popular: uma Análise Multimodal que fala de Exclusão;

FARIAS JR., J.F. Lecture organized by the Department of Anthropology-Center for Language, Interaction, and Culture and CELF at UCLA, Los Angeles, May 30, 2007. Verbal Art from the Popular Culture of the Northeast of Brazil - a case of Performance and Social Identity;

FARIAS JR., J.F. Lecture organized by the Program on Brazil at UCLA, Los Angeles, May 16, 2007. Geopolitics of Identities in the Brazilian Popular Culture: from the local to the global, understanding social exclusion;

FARIAS JR., J.F. Fourth Annual Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference at UCLA, Los Angeles, May 10-11,2007. Individual Communication: The Verbal Art of the 'Cordel do FogoEncantado': From the Performance to an Ethos of Brazilian Popular Culture;

FARIAS JR., J.F. Lecture on Portuguese as Second Language organized by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, April, 27, 2007. A Cultura no Nordeste Brasileiro;

FARIAS JR., J.F. XXX SymposiumonPortugueseTraditions, UCLA, Los Angeles, April 20-21, 2007. Individual Communication and Moderator: A Study on Verbal Art: From the Performance of the 'Cordel do FogoEncantado' to an Ethos of the Brazilian Popular Culture;

SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION (MAIN PUBLICATIONS)

FARIAS JR., J.F. A Corporização da Voz do Sertanejo por meio da Performance do Cordel do Fogo Encantado. Revista Interfaces (UFRJ), v. 01, p. 157-174, 2014.

FARIAS JR., J.F. A Dêixis Discursiva como ReferenciaçãoMeta(Cognitiva) e Meta(Linguística) no Gênero Artigo de Opinião. Dialogia (UNINOVE. Impresso), v. 13, p. 123-136, 2011.

FARIAS JR., J.F. Performance e Identidade Cultural no Contexto dos Gêneros Orais: um Estudo do Cordel do Fogo Encantado. Revista Interfaces (UFRJ), v. 02, p. 116-127, 2011.

FARIAS JR., J.F. & SILVA, A. A. P. . Significações e justificativas para o emprego do símbolo @ dentro do contexto pós-identitário. Linguasagem (São Paulo), v. 14, p. 00-00, 2010.

FARIAS JR., J.F. Do dialogismo e da heterogeneidade: a constituição do discurso messiânico do sertanejo na cultura popular. Dialogia, v. 8, p. 67-74, 2009.

FARIAS JR., J.F. Cultura Popular no Nordeste do Brasil: Narrativas de Identidade Social. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, v. 27, p. 207-221, 2008.

FARIAS JR., J.F. Constructing Verbal Art: Performance and Ethos in Popular Culture of the Brazilian Hinterland. Text and Performance Quarterly, v. 28, p. 415-432, 2008.

FARIAS JR., J.F. Languageandglobalization. DELTA. Documentação de Estudos em Linguística Teórica e Aplicada (PUCSP. Impresso), v. 24, p. 393-399, 2008.

FARIAS JR., J.F. Pop Goesthe Culture, Los Angeles Journal, August 16, 2007

FARIAS JR., J.F. Breaking the Silence, Los Angeles Journal, August 31, 2007