The Postgraduate Program in Letters, first in the masters level in the North and Northeast of Brazil, has as main objective to collaborate with the extensive and in-depth graduate of professionals to work in the areas of Literature. More specifically, the PPGL seeks to enable professors to engage in teaching and research activities, mainly at the middle and higher levels. In this sense, the cultural, scientific and technical preparation of researchers from the area of ​​Literature and related to act in the production of knowledge is perceived as primordial, ensuring that the university and its productions are in tune with current national and local issues. In addition to these objectives, the Program aims to provide students from the Humanities Graduation courses with an in-depth study of the contents of their area courses, since the program has frequently received graduates from related areas, such as Law, Communication, Psychology, opening new prospects for them.