A. Organization of Large Academic Conferences

The Environment in Brazilian Culture, Georgetown University, 2017.

Fernando Pessoa: Between Literature and Philosophy (co-organizer), Georgetown University, 2015.

Plant Intelligence: Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives, Georgetown University, 2014

Brazilian Literary Festival (co-organizer), Georgetown University, 2009

Portuguese and Brazilian Film: Cinematic Theory and Praxis in Perspective, Georgetown University, 2009

Colloquium “Rethinking April 25th in Portugal”, UC Santa Barbara, 2002      

 Assistant to the Organizing Committee of the European Association of American Studies Conference, University of Lisbon, 1998


B. Organization of Academic Talks

Prof. Artemy Magun, “Andrey Platonov’s Melancholia and the Philosophy of the Subject,” Georgetown University, 2014.

Professor Michael Marder, “On Being Lost at Home: Between Economy and Ecology,” Georgetown University, 2014.

Professor Emily Apter, “The Politics of Translation Today: Language, Philosophy, Media,” Georgetown University, 2014.

Professor Fernando Arenas, “Africa on Screen: The Question of Languages.” Georgetown University, 2013

César Dias Lima, “Presenting his film Soldados da Borracha.” Georgetown University, 2013

Gonçalo Tavares, "Introducing his new book, The Neighborhood." Georgetown University, 2012

Professor Santiago Slabodsky, "Global Barbarisms: When Latin American Thought Changed Talmudic Readings" Georgetown University, 2012

Professor Michael Marder, “The Existential Phenomenology of Clarice Lispector”, Georgetown University, 2012

Professor Miguel Jerónimo, “Portugal and the Division of Africa (1870-1940): Themes and Perspectives”, Georgetown University, 2011

Professor Alexandre Sá, “Portugal and the Political in the 20th Century”, Georgetown University, 2011

Professor Noam Chomsky, “Doctrines and Visions”, Harvard University, 2004

Professor Roger Owen, “The Iraqi Occupations of 1914 and 2003 Compared,” Harvard University, 2003

Gideon Lester’s talk “The Worst Theater I have ever seen: Art Theater and the A.R.T,” (co-organizer), Harvard University, 2003


C. University-Related Community Activities

 Talk “Notas sobre Feitiço do Império” [“Notes on The Spell of the Empire”] National Film Archive, Lisbon, 2012

 Talk “Notas sobre A Revolução de Maio” [“Notes on The May Revolution”] National Film Archive, Lisbon, 2012

Creative Writing Workshop (co-leader), Harvard University, 2005-6

East-Asian Film Festival (co-organizer), Harvard University, 2004

Latin-American Film Festival, Harvard University, 2003

Luso-Brazilian Film Series (co-organizer), UC Santa Barbara, 2001