Simone do Vale holds a PhD in Communication & Culture from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). She teaches Film Theory and History of Fiction Film at Faculdades Integradas Hélio Alonso. Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Programa de Pós-Graduação em Mídia & Cotidiano at Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), and a research member of the group EMERGE (Research and Production Center on Communication and Emergence) also based at UFF, where she develops the project “Activist Narratives and Democracy: a study on performative videos produced during urban social mobilizations in Brazil (2012-2016)”. Her research interests focus on the relations between popular demonstrations and audiovisual digital platforms, emphasizing the following topics: activism, performance, political narratives and participation.
Research project developed at PPGMC: Activist Narratives and Democracy: a study on performative videos produced during urban social mobilizations in Brazil (2012-2016)
Supervisor: Professor Andrea Meyer Landulpho Medrado
Research area: Politics, Discourse, and Society
Term: 11/2017 – Bolsista PNPD/Capes (current)
Final research report: expected November, 2018.