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Victoria Langland

Associate Professor, History

Office Information:

2666 Haven Hall
phone: 734.763.4624
hours: Mondays, 12:30-2:30

Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; LACS Faculty; International Institute; LACS and Brazil Initiative Advisory Committee


Ph.D. Yale University, 2004

Selected Publications:


Expressing Motherhood: Wet Nursing and Human Milk Banking in Urban Brazil,” Journal of Human Lactation, 35(2), 354-361 (2019)

“Transnational connections of the global sixties as seen by a historian of Brazil,” in The Routledge Handbook of the Global Sixties: Between Protest and Nation Building, eds. Chen Jian, Martin Klimke, Masha Kirasirova, Mary Nolan, Marilyn Young, Joanna Waley-Cohen, eds., Routledge Press: Abingdon, UK, 2018, 15-26

 “Coming Home to Praia de Flamengo: The Once and Future National Student Union Headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.” In Telling Ruins in Latin America, eds. Michael J. Lazzara and Vicky Unruh. Palgrave Macmillan (2009): 219-228

“Birth Control Pills and Molotov Cocktails: Reading Sex and Revolution in 1968 Brazil.” In In from the Cold: Latin America’s New Encounter with the Cold War, eds. Gilbert M. Joseph and Daniela Spenser. Durham: Duke University Press (2008): 308-349

“Il est Interdite d’Interdire: The Transnational Experience of 1968 in Brazil.” Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe, Vol 17, N°1 (2006)

“Where the Past Seeks the Future: Sculpture, Memory and ‘Never Again.’” Sculpture Review IV:4 (2006)