Mirhiane Mendes de Abreu is Assistant Professor of Brazilian Literature at the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp). She has a Degree in Letters from Fluminense Federal University (UFF), and Masters and PhD in Literary History and Theory from State University of Campinas (Unicamp), where she also completed her post-doctorate. Her post-graduate studies focused on the indianist novels of José de Alencar. Since her post-doctorate, she has been researching Ronald de Carvalho, having studied his correspondence and organized his personal archive. Mirhiane Abreu has undertaken research in several institutions, namely Biblioteca do Itamaraty, Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, Instituto de Estudos Brasileiros (IEB/USP), Biblioteca Nacional (Brasil), Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) and Archives Littéraires Suisses, and she has had a research internship at Paris 3 (Sorbonne Nouvelle). She integrated the collaborative project Artisans de la correspondance: dialogue sur l’édition de lettres en France, au Brésil et au Portugal (2013-2016), led by Université Sorbonne Nouvelle and University of São Paulo (USP). Her current research focuses on the conceptualization of Portugal in Brazilian Modernism, especially in the work of Mário de Andrade.