João Paulo Vani holds a B.A. in Letters, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Theory of Literature at São Paulo State University. His Master’s degree was a study on the novel Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2005), by Jonathan Safran Foer and his Doctor’s degree was a study on novels by Jonathan Safran Foer. His recent publications include a book “Terror and Trauma in Literature: from 9/11 to mark on the soul” (Educ, 2018); an article “Oskar on his last recognition expedition as way to avoid the oblivion: an analysis of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer” (Tema, 2015); and two book chapters “From photograph to smartphone: understanding about video production process and equipment handling”, In: See, do and live cinema: experiences involving a University Extension Project. Humberto Perinelli Neto ed. (Cultura Acadêmica, 2016); “Literature, history and law in George Orwell’s Animal Farm” In: Law and Literature: convergences and affinities. Gentil de Faria ed. (Cultura Acadêmica, 2015).