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Speaker Series talk today relocated to Kiely 264

The Year of Brazil Speaker Series talk scheduled for today, February 19, Slavery and Memory in Brazil (speaker Hebe Mattos), has been relocated to Kiely 264. For more information: http://brazil.qc.cuny.edu/event/slavery-and-memory-in-brazil/


Photo exhibit by Chuck Martin in São Paulo

In January, Imã Foto Galeria in São Paulo hosted an exhibit of photographs by Chuck Martin, a professor of Comparative Literature at Queens College. You can read about the exhibit in an article from actuphoto and see images on the gallery’s page about the show.  


Virtual gallery of Brazilian architecture

We are delighted to announce the opening of a virtual gallery of Brazilian architecture, featuring two collections by New York City photographer Andrew Prokos of distinctive buildings in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro. The virtual galleries will be used by courses being offered in the spring 2014 semester. We  invite you  to browse these virtual  galleries and leave […]


Year of South Africa Faculty-Staff Study Tour call for applications

South Africa has been selected as the “Year Of” country for the 2014-2015 academic year. Provost Elizabeth Hendrey has issued a call for applications for the Year of South Africa Faculty-Staff Study Tour, which is tentatively scheduled for June 1-14, 2015.  The deadline to submit an application to participate is Monday, February 24, at 5pm.  Please […]


Study Portuguese in Rio

March 1, 2014, is the deadline to apply for a scholarship to study Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro, which offers an excellent opportunity to learn about Brazil. This scholarship is for a member of the Queens College faculty or staff. For more information: http://brazil.qc.cuny.edu/queens-college-in-brazil/scholarship/


Materials for VITALITY exhibit

VITALITY: The Arts of Brazil is an exhibit of resources, including books, periodicals, pamphlets, images, and more, exploring the cultural arts of Brazil. The QC Art Library has just released the catalog and a series of e-images for this exhibit as supplements for the materials on exhibit now through June 27 in Rosenthal Library.


Portuguese: Winter and Spring 10-session mini-courses

By popular demand, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures are offering two additional 10-session mini-courses, free for Queens College faculty and staff, on Portuguese language and Brazilian culture, with a focus on pronunciation and communication through spoken activities, music, and videos. Introduction for beginners, January 2014. Class will meet […]


Timeline for future “Years of”

President James Muyskens recently announced the topic/country and leadership teams for the next six years in the “Year of” Program in  an email to the Queens College community on Monday, November 18: 2015-2016 – Year of Silk Roads Under the leadership team of Morris Rossabi (History), Carl Riskin (Economics), Kristina Richardson (History), and James Saslow […]


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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