Associate Teaching Professor of Portuguese
Coordinator, Portuguese Language Courses
Ph.D., Spanish, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Ottawa Title: “From Global Entertainment to Amazonian Tecnobrega: Mobility in Contemporary Entertainment Practices.” Supervisor: Walter Moser, 2011.
M.A., Spanish, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Ottawa Title: “The Concepts Americanidad, Américanité and Americanidade: Peripheral Perspectives.” Supervisor: Walter Moser, 2004.
B.A., French Language and Literature, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 2001.
Research and Teaching Interests
Brazilian Cultural Studies, Brazilian Entertainment Industry, Tecnobrega and other peripheral music scenes in Brazil, Brazilian Literature and Cinema, Race and Gender Studies in Brazil.
Professor Bahia has a BA in French from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), and a MA and PhD from the University of Ottawa. Before coming to Notre Dame in 2016, Professor Bahia also worked as a faculty member of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Vanderbilt University (2009-2016).
Bahia, Marcio, Maria Pereira and Walter Moser, eds. Filmes de (An)amnésia: memória e esquecimento no cinema comercial contemporâneo. Belo Horizonte: Editora Lutador, 2009. Print.
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Bahia, Marcio. “The Periphery Rises: Technology and Cultural Legitimization in Belém’s Tecnobrega.” Ellipsis 13 (2015):33-54, Journal of the APSA (American Portuguese Studies Association). Available at http://apsa.us/ellipsis/13/.
Bahia, Marcio. “A legitimação cultural dos quadrinhos e o Programa Nacional Biblioteca da Escola: uma história inacabada.” Educação 35.3 (2012): 340-351. Print. - Bahia, Marcio. “Estratégias identitárias no continente americano: americanidad, américanité, americanidade e a ausência de americanity” SCRIPTA 11.20 (2007): 43-55. Print.