The lines of research represent the instrument for the construction of scientific knowledge and for the articulation of work between professors and students, and for the articulation between undergraduate and graduate courses. They aim to feed the undergraduate and graduate curriculum repertoire, in addition to allowing political intervention that enables the Ethics of coexistence between the different civilizational alterities and between man and nature. In this way, we seek to expand the relationship between the Departments and the University campuses, considering the local populations linked to different civilizational patrimonies, which are the fundamental reference for the dynamics of the Program. The following lines of research are constituted:

Area of research 1: Literature, Cultural Production and Ways of Life

Coordenation: Prof. Dr. Paulo César Souza Garcia

Prof. Dr. Washington Luis Lima Drummond (Vice)


Study of literary representations and modes of production of minorities and peripheral communities, as well as the historiographical, theoretical and critical models that underlie their interpretation, questioning forms, supports, methods, discursive formations and epistemological clashes.


Profa. Dra. Andréa Betânia da Silva

Prof. Dr. Arivaldo de Lima Alves

Profa. Dra. Edil Silva Costa

Profa. Dra. Jailma dos Santos Pedreira Moreira

Prof. Dr. José Carlos Félix

Prof. Dr. Osmar Moreira dos Santos

Prof. Dr. Paulo César Souza Garcia

Prof. Dr. Roberto Henrique Seidel

Prof. Dr. Washington Luis Lima Drummond

Prof. Dr. Wander Melo Miranda

Collaborating professor:

Antonio Luciano de Andrade Tosta (University of Kansas – EUA)

Jordi CanaL Morell (EHESS – Paris, França)

Visitanting professors:

Rufino Gonzalo Espino Relucé (University of San Marcos – Lima/Peru)

Hu Xudong (Peking University)

Area of Research 2: Literacy, Identities Teacher Training

Coordinaton: Profa. Dra. Maria de Fátima Berenice da Cruz

Profa. Dra. Maria Anória de Jesus Oliveira (Vice)


Study of languages, literacy processes and teacher training, from the ethnic-racial, gender, sexualities, class perspective, considering the meanings of public policies, displacements and repercussions on educational practices and society.


Profa. Dra. Ana Rita Santiago

Profa. Dra. Áurea da Silva Pereira Santos

Profa. Dra. Cláudia Martins Moreira

Prof. Dr. Cosme Batista dos Santos

Profa. Dra. Jailma dos Santos Pedreira Moreira

Profa. Dra. Lícia Maria de Lima Barbosa

Profa. Dra. Lícia Soares de Souza

Profa. Dra. Maria Anória de Jesus Oliveira

Profa. Dra.  Maria de Fátima Berenice da Cruz

Profa. Dra. Maria Neuma  Mascarenhas Paes

Profa. Dra. Suely Aldir Messeder

Collaboratoring professors:

Profa. Dra. Alícia Duha Lose

Profa. Dra. Angela Del Carmen Bustos Romero de Kleiman

Profa. Dra. Maria Nazaré Mora de Lima