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Thays Assunção Reis

Thays Assunção Reis is a PhD candidate in Communication at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). She holds a Master in Journalism from Ponta Grossa State University (UEPG), and undergraduate degrees in Journalism from the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA) and in History from the State University of Maranhão (UEMA). She worked as communication advisor and taught courses in Social Communication in the Journalism Habilitation Program at UFMA, Imperatriz campus. His research interests are: Local and regional journalism; History of Journalism; Geographies of Communication; Economy of Media; Cultural Journalism; Folk communication; and Communication Advice.

Articles of Thays Assunção Reis

Ficção Filosófica e Perspectivismo Ameríndio: Diálogos conceituais entre Vilém Flusser e Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

Based on the theoretical contribution of Vilém Flusser to the themes of identity and identification, this article approximates Flusserian thought and the Amerindian perspectivism of the Brazilian anthropologist Eduardo Viveiro de Castro. It argues, on the basis of the book Vampyroteuthis Infernalis, that Flusser performs an exercise in perspectivism, as he proposes an imaginative experience allowing readers to adopt the point of view of another nonhuman being, in this case, the octopus.

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