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Coordinator of Portuguese Language Program, Master Lecturer in Portuguese

Background

Dr. Célia Bianconi is a Master Lecturer and head of the Portuguese Language Program at Boston University, where she teaches courses on Portuguese language and Brazilian culture. She holds a PhD in Educational Studies from Lesley University. Dr. Bianconi’s main research and publication are devoted to teaching and learning of Portuguese as a foreign language (PFL) in the United States. She has experience in Portuguese Teacher training funded by Startalk, a national professional development program for critical language teachers. She is the coauthor of:  Brazilian Chronicles: The Reader, Third Edition. In 2021, she was profiled by the Migration Tales project.