Elisa Nascimento

Elisa Nascimento Milsoul.Santos


Elisa Larkin Nascimento holds a Ph.D in psychology from the University of São Paulo (Brazil), as well as Master of Arts and Juris Doctor Degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo (USA). She is the author, co-author or editor of publications in English and in Portuguese including The Sorcery of Color: Identity, Race and Gender in Brazil (2007) and the four-volume Sankofa collection (2009). Her Time Line of African Peoples and Teachers’ Supplement (2006) is a reference in teaching African history in Brazilian schools.

As director of the Afro-Brazilian Studies and Research Institute (IPEAFRO), she coordinates the Abdias Nascimento Archives project, which prepares his documentary and artistic collections for online consultation (www.ipeafro.org.br) and is curator of the Sankofa Affirmative Education Forum and the Abdias Nascimento Living Memory and Africa-Brazil: Ancestry and Contemporary Expressions exhibitions.