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Manuel Brito-Semedo

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Manuel Brito-Semedo

Manuel Brito-Semedo was born in São Vicente, Cabo Verde, in 1952. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. A university professor, he is a founding member of the PEN Club of Cabo Verde, the Cabo Verde Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Cabo Verde Writers Union. He has published several books, including collections of his writing from the newspaper Expresso das Ilhas, studies on morna music, a biography of musical artist Renato Cardoso, and Cabo Verdean culture at large.

Articles by Manuel Brito-Semedo

Islands Running across the Globe
By Manuel Brito-Semedo
Right from the start, Cabo Verdean concepts of identity and individuality were defined by this mixed reality: the African and the European, in all their diverse and contrasting characteristics.
Translated from Portuguese by Jethro Soutar
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