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Jessica Passos

Jessica Passos received her B.A. in Communication from the Federal University of Bahia (Brazil) in 2010 where she wrote her bachelor thesis on transmedia storytelling in cinema and television. Before beginning her studies at Northwestern she conducted graduate work at the universities of Heidelberg (Germany) and Massachusetts (Amherst) where she focused on the intersection between cultural studies, philosophy and literature.
Her interests include critical theory, poetics and speculative literary criticism. Her dissertation focus on poetic voice in 19th and 20th century French novel and poetry. Several of the authors that interest her include Lacan, Marx, Hegel, Freud and Badiou and Derrida.

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