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Scholarly Interest Report
Suzana Maria Campos Pinto Bloem
Lecturer of Portuguese
  • B.A.(1970) Portuguese,English Languages and Literatures Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Campinas
Primary Department
   Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication
Northeast of Brazil
 Thanks to a grant from the Dean of Humanities Office, I was able to travel to the northeast of Brazil to learn more about the culture and history of Brazil.
The trip included the states of Ceara, Pernambuco and Bahia, where I visited museums and historical sites, attended cultural events acquiring knowledge I can share with my students from experience.
Teaching Areas
 Portuguese language and culture of Brazil
Creative Works
 Other - International Education Week Language Button
 CSL 13 languages in buttons worn by speakers of those languages. A means to let the university community and the community at large learn about the Center for the Study of Languages at Rice University., Faculty and students displayed the buttons with pride., on and off campus, Rice University and the community at large. (November 2005 and ongoing)
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Favorite teacher by a Scholar Athlete - Daniel Peera, Daniel Peera - Scholar Athlete in Men's Basketball (Feb 2015)

 hooder at the 2014 Hooding Ceremony, Camila Cardoso Zies (May 2014)

 Senior Lecturer, Dean of Humanities Office

 Sarofim Teaching Award for Excellence, School of Humanities (May 2008)