Ana Paulina Lee

  • Brazil/United States
  • Columbia University
  • 2020-2021
Ana Paulina Lee

Ana Paulina Lee is a cultural historian and assistant professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University where she teaches courses on modern Brazilian literature, film, and visual cultures. 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.