Ana Paulina Lee is Assistant Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies. Her research interests intersect across literary and cultural studies, political theory, performance, and memory studies. Prior to joining the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Lee was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Lee earned a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Southern California, and holds an M.A. in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures from New York University in Madrid, Spain, and a Pós-Graduação Lato Sensu em Cultura e Arte Barroca from the Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil. Professor Lee has been a Fulbright Researcher in Lisbon, Portugal, and the recipient of the Fundação Luso-Americana Fellowship and Cultural Ambassador Award from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Sport. Lee is the author of Mandarin Brazil: Race, Representation and Memory (Stanford University Press). She has published articles, essays, and translations in The Drama Review, Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures, The Blackwell Companion to Luis Buñuel, The Global Studies Journal, e-misférica, and Transmodernity: Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World.

Ana Paulina Lee

CSER continues to be Columbia's main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity and race and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities. The Center also offers a wide range of public programming, including Artist at the Center, Indigenous Forum, and Latino Public Speaker Series and the Transnational Asian/American Speaker Series. CSER's most recent spaces include the Media and Idea Lab and Gallery at the Center, a space dedicated to curating artistic and thematic exhibits around the Center’s key areas of interest.

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