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Eli Lee Carter

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department for Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Office location and address
New Cabell Hall 441
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Hispanic Languages and Literatures (2013)
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Luso-Brazilian Literature (2008)
B.A. University of California, Davis, Communications (2004)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, University of California Education Abroad Program (2003)
LAST 2050: Latin American Interdisciplinary Seminar
Credits: 4
An interdisciplinary seminar taught by the faculty of the Latin Americans Studies Program, containing twelve different subjects, from historical, anthropological, literary, political and media studies disciplines.
PORT 3010: Advanced Grammar, Conversation and Composition
Credits: 3
Studies advanced grammar through analysis of texts; includes extensive practice in composition and topical conversation. Prerequisite: PORT 2120 or by permission.
ZFOR 3506: International Study
Placeholder course for students studying abroad
MDST 4010: Distinguished Majors Thesis Writing or Research Project
Credits: 3
Writing of a thesis or production or a project with appropriately researched documentation, under the supervision of the faculty DMP thesis readers or project supervisor.
POTR 4260: Brazilian Media
Credits: 3
The objective of this proposal is to provide students with a topics course in English, which will examine Brazilian media by focusing on specific iterations ranging from television and film to the Internet and social media.
POTR 4270: The Civilization of Brazil
Credits: 3
Introduces the development of Brazilian culture from 1500 to the present. This course is taught in English and does not fulfill the language requirement.
POTR 4559: New Course in Portuguese Translation
Credits: 3
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics within the subject of Portuguese in Translation.
MDST 4559: New Course in Media Studies
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new course in the subject of Media Studies.
PORT 4920: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Luso-Brazilian Culture Independent Study - Instructor Permission Required
LAST 4993: Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
Credits: 3
Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
LAST 4999: Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
Credits: 3
Majors Thesis, Independent Studies
POTR 7559: New Course in Portuguese Translation
Credits: 3
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics within the subject of Portuguese in Translation.
Latin American Studies Section Awards: Article Prize—Humanities: Honorable Mention (top 3) for “Silence Behind the ‘Talk of Crime’: Representations of Violence in a Sample of Contemporary Brazilian Films and Television Series” (LASA, 2018)Summer Stipend Award, (UVA, 2018)AHSS Research Support (UVA, 2017-2018)Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation, Faculty Global Research with Undergraduates (UVA, 2017)Center for the Americas Travel Grant (UVA, 2017)AHSS Research Support (UVA, 2016-2017)Summer Stipend Award, (UVA, 2016)AHSS Research Support, (UVA, 2015-2016)Summer Stipend Award, (UVA, 2015)Page Barbour Conference (UVA, 2015) for the March 2016 conference, “From Cold Wars to Drug Wars.”Excellence in Diversity Fellowship (UVA, 2013-2014)Distinguished Teaching Assistant Fellowship (UCLA, Academic Senate, 2010-2011)UCLA Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, 2010Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship (UCLA, Graduate Division, 2009-2010)Tinker Field Research Grant (UCLA, Latin American Institute, 2008)Distinguished Teaching Assistant of the Year, UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2008-2009First-Year Distinguished Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2007-2008Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Grant (UCLA, Graduate Division, 2007)Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship  (UCLA, Graduate Division, 2006-2007)