Ana Paulina Lee
Ana Paulina Lee is an author and cultural historian. She is a faculty member at Columbia University where she teaches courses on Asian and Latin American cultural and historical connections. She is the author of Mandarin Brazil: Race, Representation, and Memory (Stanford University Press), winner of the 2019 Antonio Candido Book Prize for Best Book in the Humanities.
Sorcery Archives: Spiritualism, Race, and Aesthetics in Modern Brazil
At the Institute, she will be working on her new book Sorcery Archives: Spiritualism, Race, and Aesthetics in Modern Brazil, which examines the legacies of Portuguese colonialism in modern Brazil.