Camila Campos Costa

Camila Campos Costa

Camila Campos Costa

Graduate Research Assistant

Film and Media, Self-representation, Aesthetics, Memory, Race/ethnicity, African diaspora studies, and Postcolonial and Decolonial Theory.

Camila Campos Costa is a doctoral candidate in Cultural Studies at George Mason University. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in Communication. Her main focus of study was self-representation and temporality in African diaspora cultural expressions. Mainly the Brazilian '90s and early 2000s rap and their legacy on the current series of cypher video clips from Brazilian rap in the favelas. 

Her research interest is the relationship between self-representation, temporality, and aesthetics in African diaspora cultural expressions.

 

Education

M.A. Communication - Federal University of Ouro Preto

B.A. Journalism - Federal University of Sao Joao Del Rei