Nancy Baden was a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Cal State Fullerton. Much of her work concentrated on Jorge Amado
and literature produced under the period of Brazilian censorship. This collection consists of books that are either by or
about Jorge Amado, letters and cards by Amado, photographs of Amado, interview materials related to censorship in Brazilian
literature, and bibliographies of Brazilian literature.
Nancy Baden was a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Cal State Fullerton from 1969 until 2003. Much of her work concentrated
on Jorge Amado and literature produced under the period of Brazilian censorship. She published a book on the latter topic
in 1999 titled The Muffled Cries: The Writer and Literature in Authoritarian Brazil 1964-1985. Raised in Brazil, Baden attended UCLA where she received a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures. In the 1960s, while
Baden was still a UCLA graduate student, she began a correspondence with Amado that lasted until the mid-1990s. In 1969 she
began teaching at Cal State Fullerton and eventually became Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
While at Cal State Fullerton Baden helped establish both the Portuguese and TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other
Languages) programs and served as the President of the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum from 2001-2003.
2 document boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
1 flat oversize box,
1 legal-size document box,
1 letter-size document box,
and 2 shoeboxes
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