University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD
Professor Jackson’s primary interests include Portuguese and Brazilian literatures; Camões, Machado de Assis, Fernando Pessoa; modernist, vanguardist, and inter-arts literature; Portuguese culture in Asia; and ethnomusicology. He was named to the International Advisory Board of the Centro Interuniversitário de Estudos Camonianos at the Universidade de Coimbra, and is an associate member of the Academia da Marinha and Academia Portuguesa de História (Portugal). Professor Jackson’s courses at Yale include Modern Brazilian Literature, World Cities and Narratives, Brazil’s Modern Art Movement and Cultural Contacts in the Portuguese World. His latest book is Adverse Genres in Fernando Pessoa.