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Bye-bye, Brazil! Hello, South Africa!

The Year of Brazil featured a multiplicity of programs brought to the Queens College community: history, politics, music, art, dance, film, architecture, and more. Read about them in our archived Events calendar. Our students, faculty, and staff also got to visit Brazil, where they strengthened existing relationships with Brazilian universities and learned about the diverse and […]


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 […]


Professor Frances Curcio is the recipient of the Faculty/Staff Scholarship

Professor Frances Curcio (SEYS) is the recipient of the Faculty/Staff Scholarship to study Portuguese in Brazil. Dr. Curcio will be spending two weeks in Rio de Janeiro this summer, where she will take intensive Portuguese courses at BridgeBrazil. While she is there, Dr. Curcio will also be making some presentations about Queens College and its […]


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.  


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/


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.


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.


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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