Bruno Carvalho

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Bruno Carvalho's research and teaching interests range from the early modern period to the present, and include literature, culture, and the built environment in Latin American and Iberian contexts, with a focus on Brazil. He has published widely on topics related to poetry, film, architecture, cartography, city planning, environmental justice, race and racism. Carvalho is the author of the award-winning Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro (2013) and co-editor of several books, including Occupy All Streets: Olympic Urbanism and Contested Futures in Rio de Janeiro (2016). He is co-editor with Felipe Correa of the new book series Lateral Exchanges (U of Texas Press), devoted to architecture and urbanism. Carvalho is working on a book on how various designers, writers and artists imagined urban futures in the past. At Princeton, he co-directed the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities until 2017, and is Associate Professor in Spanish and Portuguese, as well as Associated Faculty in the Departments of African American Studies, Comparative Literature, the Princeton Environmental Institute, the Program in Latin American Studies, the Program in Urban Studies, and the School of Architecture.