Magda Silva

Magda Silva

Senior Lecturer of Romance Languages

External address: 02 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-8436
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 4:20-5:20

Magda Silva is Director of the Duke Portuguese Language Program and the Brazil Summer Study Abroad Program in Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon, Brazil. Her interdisciplinary interest has reached a variety of fields including Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, and Business. She is active in civic and cultural organizations including the Duke Consortium of Latin American Studies, the Duke Brazil Initiative, the Global Brazil Lab, the Brazilian Association of the Triangle, Adviser to the Duke Brazil Student Group.


Education:

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2000
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2000
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1995

Silva, M. "“Marilene Felinto"." Ed. Layman, BC. Dictionary of Literary Biography volume 384.Twenty-First Century Brazilian Writers.

Silva, M. "Fernanda Young." Ed. Bruccoli, CL. Twenty First Century Brazilian Writers volume 384.

Silva, M. "Salomão Laredo." Trans. Layman, BC. Twenty First Century Brazilian volume 384.