Brazilian and Portuguese Literatures and Cultures
Maria Mirtes Mesquita holds a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Theater Arts from the School of Communications and Arts at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She holds also a Ph.D
in Visual Arts from the same University (2017-2021), conducting research in the field of Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning of Art. Her research interests in the Ph.D.
Program at the University of California Santa Barbara is the link among Literature, Theater, Music and Education.
Brazilian Literature and Cultures; Indigenous heritage legacy in folk cultures; Brazilian Modernismo and beyond; Brazilian theater authors and music composers in the 60s and 70s of last century.