Daniel Persia

Spanish & Portuguese

Research Interests: Translation; Ethics & Technology; Afro-Latin American Literatures; Poetry; International Education.

Daniel Persia is a PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. His research takes translation to be a vital tool for reimagining the humanities, showing how collaboration within and beyond the academy can lead to more authentic engagement with twenty-first-century ethical debates. His translations have appeared in journals such as Asymptote, Circumference, Exchanges, and Kenyon Review Online. Before coming to Princeton, Daniel served as a National Science Foundation Noyce Teaching Fellow at the Boston Arts Academy, a Creative at Apple, and Regional Lead for the US-Brazil Fulbright Commission, overseeing grantees in the states of São Paulo and Paraná. He has been a fellow with the Program in Latin American Studies, the Center for Digital Humanities and the Brazil LAB.