Dylan Blau Edelstein, (G-3)

Graduate Student


Background: B.A. in Spanish and Portuguese, with minors in Theater, Latin American Studies, and Ethnography (summa cum laude), Princeton University, 2017

Interests: Brazilian studies, modernism, mental health, theater, queer studies, translation

Dylan was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to spend the year of 2018 in Brazil conducting research on the early life and career of psychiatrist and art-therapy pioneer Nise da Silveira. He has published a peer-reviewed article on Macunaíma and the influence of Sigmund Freud on Mário de Andrade in the Journal of Lusophone Studies, and is currently developing a piece on Carolina Maria de Jesus and leftist publications in pre-dictatorship Brazil. He has also published a number of translations, including: