Steven Fred Butterman

Assoc. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-4858
Locator Code:
2074

 
About
Career

Education

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin
1996 University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A. University of Colorado

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Media, Film, and Visual Studies | Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies | Social Movements and Networks | Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Queer and Trans Studies | 20th-21st Century

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Media, Film, and Visual Studies | Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies | Social Movements and Networks | Women, Gender, Sexuality, and Queer and Trans Studies | 20th-21st Century

Honors & Acknowledgements

Fellowship

LaSalle University; Visiting Professor & Scholar. Graduate Program in Social Memory and Cultural Heritage:  Seminar in Brazilian Culture, Gender Studies, and Human Rights.” August 9 - 17, 2017.  Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Fellowship

Richard E. Greenleaf Chair & Distinguished Visiting Professor of Latin American Studies and Scholar in Residence. Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Spring 2016.

Fellowship

University of São Paulo. Visiting Professor and Scholar, Oral History and Memory Studies, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.  27 May – 27 June 2012.  Brazilian government grant awarded by the Conselho Nacional de Pesquisa e Tecnologia (CNPq):  “Historical and Theoretical Aspects of Immigration of Gay Brazilian Men to South Florida.”

Fellowship

“Brazil in South Florida:  Diversity and Memory.” Grant Proposal Awarded by the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Brazilian government agency.

Awarded:  October 2013. Grant Period:  2013 – 2016

Summary:  This project registers and studies memories and stories of LGBT-identified Brazilians who migrated to South Florida, analyzing the processes of identity (re)construction and the creation of new subjectivities within  the larger (though very limited) existing body of scholarship on issues involving immigration tied to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Researchers:  Dr. Steven F. Butterman, Dr. Valéria Barbosa de Magalhães, Dr. Rosana Resende

Andrew W. Mellon CREATE Grant.
“Documenting Diversity and Democracy in Brazil.” November 29, 2018.
American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese (AOTP) Award
Commitment to Education, Inclusiveness and Diversity. May 2017
The Richard E. Greenleaf Chair Distinguished Visiting Professor of Latin American Studies and Scholar in Residence.
Tulane University, spring 2016.
Brazil in South Florida: Diversity and Memory
Grant Proposal Awarded by the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Brazilian government agency.

Awarded: October 2013.

Grant Period: 2013 – 2016

Summary: This project registers and studies memories and stories of LGBT-identified Brazilians who migrated to South Florida, analyzing the processes of identity (re)construction and the creation of new subjectivities within the larger (though very limited) existing body of scholarship on issues involving immigration tied to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Researchers: Dr. Steven F. Butterman, Dr. Valéria Barbosa de Magalhães, Dr. Rosana Resende

Institutional Affiliations: University of Miami: Portuguese Program and Program in Women’s and Gender Studies; University of São Paulo: Research Program in Oral History and Memory Studies; University of Florida-Gainesville, Department of Anthropology.
Grant Proposal Awarded by FAPESP
(São Paulo government funding agency: Fundação de Amparo de Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo).

Awarded: June 2013.

Grant Period: Summer 2013.

Summary: Book Project on the topic of “Brazil in the South of Florida: Immigration By Sexual Minorities and Issues of Diversity.”

Researchers: Dr. Valéria Barbosa de Magalhães (USP), Dr. Steven F. Butterman (UM), Dr. Rosana Resende (UF-Gainesville).
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Brazilian/Global Lusophone Studies | Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies (including Latinx Studies) | Immigration/Globalization/Transnationalism/Diasporas | Latin American Studies

Publications

Vigiando a (in)visibilidade: Representações midiáticas da maior parada gay do planeta. (Witnessing (In)Visibility: Journalistic Representations of the Largest Gay Pride Parade on the Planet (São Paulo, Brazil. SJT Saúde, Educação, Cultura e Editora / nVersos. 2012).


Steven F. Butterman Perversions on Parade: Brazilian Literature of Transgression and Postmodern Anti-Aesthetics in Glauco Mattoso (an Diego: San Diego State University Press. 2005).

SUMMARY:

Stephen Butterman, Eds. Jill, S. Kuhnheim & Melanie Nicholson. ""The Queerospheric Classroom: Queer Pedagogy and Brazilian Poetry.”" Part Three, Chapter Nine: pp. 396 – 413; Appendix: pp. 451-454. (New York: Modern Language Association of America. Forthcoming 2018).


Stephen Butterman, Eds. Nicola Gavioli & Vinicius de Carvalho. "“Nicolas Behr’s Futuristic braxília and the Critical Reinvention of Brasiliensidade (brasília-em-cidade).”" pp. 226 – 239Chapter 14: (New York: Routledge University Press. 2017).


Steven Butterman "The Queerospheric Classroom: Queer Pedagogy and Brazilian Poetry" Teaching Contemporary Latin American Poetries Part Three, Chapter Nine: pp. 396 – 413; Appendix: pp. 451-454. (Eds. Jill, S. Kuhnheim & Melanie Nicholson.. 2019).