From Pre-Columbian Cultures to Contemporary Expressions: Resources for Study in the Queens College Libraries
Culling books, periodicals, pamphlets, images, electronic resources, and media available at the Queens College libraries, this exhibition explores the cultural arts of the largest country in South America.
Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, open Monday – Thursday 7:30 AM – 11 PM, Friday 7:30 AM – 5 PM, Saturday and Sunday 8 AM – 5 PM; check schedule for holidays.Find out more »
Music spanning five centuries, from Bach’s deeply moving and beloved Cantata 106, to delightful choral arrangements of music by Ernesto Nazareth, Milton Nascimento and Sérgio Santos in celebration of Queens College’s Year of Brazil.Find out more »
Please join Professor Mattos in a conversation about her research on the construction of slavery and race in Brazil through the analysis of selected personal narratives. The range of narratives extends from seventeenth—century letters of Henrique Dias, a black soldier in the war against the Dutch, to contemporary oral—history life narratives of the political leadership of the Brazilian new quilombos.Find out more »
Gianpaolo Baiocchi (New York University) will lead a conversation on the recent wave of public protests in Brazil and how they are related to the limits of representative democracy.Find out more »
Featuring contemporary artists working with concepts of politics, war and the human condition inspired by the structure of Os Sertões by the Brazilian author Euclides da Cunha.
Open 9 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday.Find out more »
As part of an exhibition celebrating the pivotal contributions of Abidias do Nascimento, a major political and artistic figure in Brazil and the African Diaspora (including being a founder in Brazil’s Black Movement), Queens College will present more than two dozen of his works on the theme of orixas, mediators between heaven and earth in the trance-based religion known as Candomblé. Throughout the run, there will be public programs offering expert speakers to discuss Nascimento’s work in a broader context.
Open Monday – Thursday, 11 am – 7 pm, Saturday 11 am – 5 pm. Closed during College recesses and holidays.Find out more »