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 »
Award-winning photographs of Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia created by noted architectural and fine art photographer Andrew Prokos are set to be exhibited at Banco do Brasil in New York.
The exhibition is on display April 3-25, 2014 at Banco do Brasil, 11 W. 42nd St., New York, NY. The branch is open Monday through Friday 9am – 6pm.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 »
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to play in one of Brazil’s favorite games, volleyball. Free t-shirts for winning teams on the competitive challenge net court.Find out more »
This exhibition celebrates the pivotal contributions of Abdias Nascimento, a major political and artistic figure in Brazil and the African diaspora and a founder of Brazil’s Black Movement. On view are forty artworks revolving around the theme of orixas, or mediators between heaven and earth in the possession and trance-based religion known as Candomblé. Throughout the exhibition, public programs with expert speakers will discuss and situate Nascimento’s work in broader contexts
Open Monday – Thursday, 11 am – 7 pm, Saturday 11 am – 5 pm. Closed during College recesses and holidays.Find out more »
Brazil is crazy for futebol! In honor of Brazil playing host to the 2014 World Cup, we’re going to play here at Queens College. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to play in a “World Cup” match, Brazil vs. the World, featuring special guest coaches, at the Queens College soccer field. There will be free tee-shirts for all participants.Find out more »
“The world of design, art and film has recently embraced imagery from favelas, urban slums in Brazil. What are the implications and moral conundrums of the appropriation of stereotypes of Brazilian poverty onto high-priced non-Brazilian products?” is the provocative question Adriana Kertzer (Museum of Arts and Design in New York) explores in this lecture.Find out more »
Brazil seems to have challenged the assumption that a decrease in worker benefits and social services necessarily accompanies an increase in flexibility in labor markets. In her presentation, Nadya Araujo Guimarães will explore this contradictory process.Find out more »