Lillian DePaula taught at the Universidade Federal do Amazonas and Univerisdade Federal do Espírito Santo, from which she has now retired. Presently, Lillian is exploring the possibilities of applying the methodology explored within the Programa Quintahabilidade/UFES, to community activities in Barra do Jucu, a fisherman village in Vila Velha, ES., Brazil. The main direction of this study group is to engage in indigenous and European language learning, while reexamining theatre, rituals, narratives, science and the arts. The Quinta no Quintal is having its debut this year of 2015, from August to November.
Márcio Filgueiras holds a PhD in Anthropology from Universidade Federal Fluminense. He is interested in the relations between models for interpretation, moralities and Law. He teaches at Instituto Federal do Espírito, campus Montanha. Filgueiras is also a translator and relates to his activities through the particular scope of cultural anthropology and translation.