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||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
Coordinator of the Brandeis IBS Brazil Initiative (2014)
World Social Science Fellow (International Social Science Council - UNESCO) (2013)
Lino e Silva, Moises. "Vignettes of Gay Sex Life From a Rio de Janeiro Favela: An Ethnographic Striptease." Ethnography (2014). (forthcoming)
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. "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.