Nina Morais joined the Modern Languages and Literatures Department as a Visiting Assistant Professor of German in 2023. Her research focuses on questions of (trans)culturality, hybridity, and cannibalism as aesthetic practices. She is also interested in the study of fairy tales, transnational and migration literature, contemporary German theater and film, as well as relations between German-speaking countries and the Global South. In her classroom, her teaching is informed by performative pedagogy, and she has worked with German, English, Spanish, and Portuguese as second languages since 2009.
M.A., Germanic Studies, Indiana University
B.A., German and Translation Studies, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
B.B.A., Business and management, Escola Técnica de Formação Gerencial, Brazil