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Upcoming Events
Nov 22
Dec 06

Ongoing Activities

Hispanic Languages and Cultures Club - (TBA)
Come experience comida, cultura, músicas, tragos  

Bate Papo - (TBA)
Join us for informal conversation and comidas típicas brasileiras

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Upcoming Lectures and Events

THURSDAY – November 14, 2019
2:00-3:30 PM
Lecture: “Without a Name and Under the Tongue: Sexual Violence, Brazilian Slavery, and the Archive”
Lamonte Aidoo, Duke University
The Commons, Room 337 (3rd Floor)

Lamonte Aidoo is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Romance Languages at Duke University. He is the author of Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Violence in Brazilian History (Duke University Press, 2018) and coeditor of Lima Barreto: New Critical Perspectives and Emerging Dialogues on Machado de Assis. His book Brazilian Slavery through European Eyes: Travel Writing, Painting, and Photography in the Age of Bondage is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press.

Sponsored by the SLA Center for Scholars, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Africana Studies Program, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

In the News

Navio Negreiro - "The Slave Ship"
Bilingual poetry reading evokes the suffering of slaves in the New World

Recent Lectures and Events

Andrew S. Curran 
“Before Anthropology: Enlightenment Science and the Category of the Human” 
Book Presentation: “Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely” 

James N. Green
"Exile within Exiles: The Extraordinary Life of Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary"

Amazônia Ocupada Symposium

O Navio Negreiro, The Slave Ship - A Public Poetry Reading

"Divorce Court": a staged reading of Miguel de Cervantes's "El juez de los divorcios" in a new English translation. 


Harley Erdmann, UMass, Amherst
“Translating the Counter-Canon of Early Modern Spanish Theater: Theatrical Journeys with Luis Vélez de Guevara’s La serrana de la Vera

Sophia McClennen, Penn State University
* “Globalization and Latin American Cinema: Toward a New Critical Paradigm”  
* “Satire, Politics, and Resistance: The Global Rise of Comedy and Activism”  

PORTrait of Brazil  - IEW International Education Week 

Luiz Ruffato: “Literatura e Invisibilidade”    

Marti Buckley: What's Basque Got to Do with It: Tradition and Modernity in Hispanic Footways

Prof. Gisela Heffes, Rice University: "El nuevo paisaje rural argentino: contaminación y ecodeformidades"

Pedro Meira Monteiro, Princeton University: The Internal Ear: Caetano Veloso's take on bossa nova

Marielle Presente e Futuro: An Artistic Tribute to Marielle Franco

Study Abroad teaches you more than how to conjugate

Foreign Language Pedagogy and Research: New Approaches to Old Challenges

Newcomb Art Museum Presents Author Reading with Yuri Herrera

Poetry Reading: Navio Negreiro "The Slave Ship"

A talk by poet and scholar, Sara Uribe, the "Emily Dickinson of Tamaulipas"

Ana Paulina Lee Mandarin Brazil Chinese Labor, Memory, and Representation 

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