Brown Social Science Center, 204
DegreesUniversity of Saint Andrews, Ph.D.
The London School of Economics, M.Sc.
University of Brasilia, B.A.
ExpertiseBrazilian urban life, favelas, the question of freedom in its relationship to wider topics such as poverty, sexuality, religion, violence, social justice, globalization, and linguistic practices.
|ANTH||55a||Anthropology of Development|
|ANTH||129b||Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Communities|
|ANTH||131b||Latin America in Ethnographic Perspective|
|ANTH||162b||Struggles over Existence: Ontologies and Cosmopolitics|
|ANTH||166b||Queer Anthropology: Sexualities and Genders in Cross-Cultural Perspective|
|IGS||165a||The Amazon Forest: Challenges, Opportunities, and Paradoxes|
|IGS||170a||The Rise of Brazil|
Awards and Honors
Curator of the Brandeis Anthropology Research Seminar (BARS) (2014)
World Social Science Fellow (International Social Science Council - UNESCO) (2013)
Lino e Silva, Moises and Wardle, Huon. Freedom in Practice: Governance, Autonomy and Liberty in the Everyday. 1st ed. New York: Routledge, 2016.
Lino e Silva, Moises. "Ontological confusion: Eshu and the Devil dance to "The Samba of the Black Madman"." Social Dynamics 41. 1 (2015): 1-13.
Lino e Silva, Moises. "Queer Sex Vignettes from a Brazilian Favela: An Ethnographic Striptease." Ethnography 0. 00 (2014): 1-17.
Lino e Silva, Moises. "Rev. of Urban Encounters: Affirmative Action and Black Identity in Brazil. André Cicalo. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 242 pp." American Ethnologist 41. 2 (2014).
Lino e Silva, Moises. "The Violence of Structural Violence: Ethical Commitments and an Exceptional Day in a Brazilian Favela." Built Environment 40. 3 (2014): 314-325.
Lino e Silva, Moises and Doherty, Gareth. "Formally Informal: Daily Life and the Shock of Order in a Brazilian Favela." Built Environment Volume 37. Number 1 (2011): pp. 30-41.
Lino e Silva, Moises. "Red Brick in Rio." New Geographies Volume 3. Issue 1 (2011): pp. 132-136.
Lino e Silva, Moises. "The Importance of the Informal in the City of the Future." Kerb Volume 16. Issue 1 (2008): pp. 50-53.