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Elisabeth Brait


Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Comunicação, Letras e Artes  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Beth Brait, pen name for Elisabeth Brait, is a critic, essayist, Associate Professor at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (São Paulo Catholic University - PUC-SP) at the Programas de Estudos Pós-Graduados em Linguística Aplicada e Estudos da Linguagem, LAEL (Post-graduation Programs in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies) and Literatura e Crítica Literária, LCL (Literature and Literary Criticism), as well as a retired Professor from Universidade de São Paulo (São Paulo University - USP). She holds a bachelor?s degree in Language and Literature, a PhD degree and Habilitation in Linguistics from USP; she developed her postdoctoral research at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales - Paris/France. Currently, Beth Brait is a Category 1A Researcher (the highest level available) at CNPq (Brazilian National Research Council); and Advisor for CNPq, FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation) and CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel); the Head of the Research Group Linguagem, Identidade e Memória (Language, Identity and Memory), registered at CNPq/PUC-SP; a member of the Work Group Estudos Bakhtinianos (Bakhtinian Studies) at the National Association of Post-graduation and Research in Linguistics (ANPOLL) and; the founder and editor-in-chief of Bakhtiniana. Revista de Estudos do Discurso (Bakhtinian. Journal of Discourse Studies) (QUALIS A1/SciELO/Scopus/Web of Science). Brait?s academic and administrative activities involve Head of the Department of Linguistics at the Faculty of Philosophy, Languages and Literature, and Human Sciences at USP (FFLCH USP) (1994-1997); Coordinator of Programa de Estudos Pós-Graduados em Linguística Aplicada e Estudos da Linguagem, LAEL (Post-Graduate Program in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies) at PUC-SP (2001-2009); President of ANPOLL (2004-2006); Member of the CNPq Advisory Committee for Languages, Literature and Linguistics (Letras e Linguística; 2010-2013); Member of the SciELO Consultant Committee, representing the field of Languages, Literature, Linguistics and Art (Letra, Linguística e Artes; 2013-2019); and Mediator for SciELO preprints, responsible for the field of Linguistics (2020-). Beth Brait was visiting professor at Université de Provence - IUFM-ADEF, UP-IUFM-INRP/France (2005) and Universidade Federal da Bahia (Federal University of Bahia, UFBA) (2001-2002); and a literary critic for the Afternoon News (Jornal da Tarde) and other journals from São Paulo in the 1970s and 1980s. Brait?s editorial activities underscore her participation in several councils and editorial committees for scientific journals and textbook collections at Atual Editora and Escolas Associadas Pueri Domus (Pueri Domus Associate Schools); currently, she directs with PhD Prof. Jean Carlos Gonçalves/UFPR (Federal University of Paraná) the collection LICORES (Language, Bodies, Aesthetics; Linguagem, Corpo, Estética) - HUCITEC. Beth Brait is the author of many books, including A personagem (revised edition, 2017), Ironia em perspectiva polifônica, Literatura e outras linguagens; and has organized several collections about Bakhtin and the Circle, in addition to her various articles and book chapters. Beth Brait?s research focuses on Text and discourse theory and analysis, Bakhtinian studies, Dialogic Discourse Analysis, Reading and verbal-visual analysis, as well as Literary studies. Google Scholar (Artigos, livros autorais, coletâneas organizadas, capítulos de livros -325) Citations: 10.616; h-index: 40; i10-index: 83. 6.220 mentions. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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