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Morrinho coverage in the New York Times

Coverage of the Projeto Morrinho appeared in yesterday’s New York Times, in an article by David Gonzalez, who spoke with some of the artists. “It is neither here nor there,” writes Gonzalez about the model city, “but here and there.” Read the complete article.

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Samba school

On August 28, musicians from Direct from Brazil gave a free samba drumming lesson. Direct from Brazil: Gilherme Oliveira and Gustavo Oliveira are bateria directors with Salgueiro. Felipe Cabral is a ritmista with Salgueiro, Portela, Unidos da Tijuca, Porto da Pedra, and Curicica.

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Talk on Bilingualism at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

On Friday, August 23, Eva Fernández gave a talk, “Bilingualism and language change: Wandering across language boundaries”, at the colloquium series Prosas Psiciolinguísticas, organized by the Psycholinguistics Laboratory at the Faculdade de Letras of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.

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Basic Portuguese: FREE! 10-Week Mini-Course

Do you have a passion for learning something new? Will your work be taking you to Brazil sometime in the near future? Are you looking for a novel way to engage with the Year of Brazil? The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures are offering a 10-week mini-course, free […]

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Visit to Universidade Federal de São Carlos

A Queens College delegation visited the Universidade Federal de São Carlos this past June 5 and 6, 2013, to begin a dialogue between the two institutions about potential academic collaborations. Read more about the visit on the UFSCar Rector’s Blog.

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President Muyskens visits the Municipality of Itaparica in Bahia

President James Muyskens and a delegation of Queens College faculty met with the Mayor of Itaparica, Raimundo da Hora and other representatives at the Municipality, during a visit to the city. The visit was one of the highlights of the President’s trip to Brazil, whose objective was to connect with institutions in Brazil where Queens […]

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