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Brazil: the 2014 elections

Professor David Fleischer of the University of Brasilia discusses the election campaigns of the three major presidential candidates, including the incumbent President Dilma Rousseff.


Talk by Judith Kimerling at UFRJ

On May 26, Judith Kimerling (Political Science) spoke by invitation at the Laboratório de Antropologia e História (Anthropology and History Laboratory) at the Museu Nacional of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro,  which is a premier anthropological and natural history research institution in Latin America. Her talk,  “Oil, Contact and Conservation in the Amazon Rainforest […]


Roots Revival: panel, workshop, and concert on March 14

A day exploring and performing the music of Northeastern Brazil is coming up on March 14, beginning at 1pm.  An academic panel will discuss the forró musical tradition, followed by two workshops and a performance by Matuto Forró Band.  Read more about this very special event.


Speaker Series begins Wednesday October 23

The Year of Brazil Speaker Series begins this Wednesday, October 23, with a conversation on higher education in Brazil led by Professor Gabriela Rizo (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro) and Dean Craig Michaels (Division of Education, Queens College).  The event will take place in Kiely 258, October 23, 12 – 1:30pm 4 – […]


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