Dr Michele Eduarda Brasil de Sá is currently a professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, temporarily working for University of Brasília, Brazil (since 2013). Born in Rio de Janeiro, Dr Brasil de Sá graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Portuguese, Latin and Japanese languages and literature. She finished her Master’s and doctoral research in the Latin language at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She temporarily worked at the Federal University of Amazonas (2007-2013), where she was the first coordinator and professor for the recently created (2011) undergraduate course of Japanese Language and Literature. Dr Brasil de Sá's research (since 2008) has embraced Japanese immigration to the State of Amazonas in documents but she is currently researching Japanese language learning and translation.