ICGC would like to welcome visiting scholar João Gabriel do Nascimento Nganga to the Center, the university, and the ICGC community. João Gabriel will be in residence for one year and we greatly look forward to his participation and presence in the Center.
João Gabriel is Brazilian and received his Bachelor degree in History in his homeown of Uberlândia in 2011.
He holds a Masters Degree in History from the Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in History, with research on black activism in confronting racism through audiovisual productions, proposing a dialogue between Brazil and the United States.
João Gabriel is currently working as associate researcher at the Center for Afro-Brazilian Studies at the Federal University of Uberlândia (NEAB-UFU). He is also a cultural producer, working in the elaboration, production and development of socio-educational-cultural projects, with emphasis on Afro-Brazilian Culture. He also has experience teaching high school courses in improvement and specializations. His current work focuses mainly on the following topics: racial diversity, identities, social imagery, racism, media, youth, black activism and education for ethnic-racial relations.