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Navio Negreiro trilingual poetry reading
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Mike Bromberg, PhD student in Latin American Studies, TU

Andromeda Yahoudy-Macner, TU undergrad

Guilherme Mariano, Professor at the Universidade Regional do Cariri; Co-Director of the TU-URCA telecollaboration partnership

Sydney Jernigan, TU undergrad

Juliana Taddone, NOLA Brazilian caterer

Ana Maria Caldwell, Executive Director of Bard Early College

Sarah Mellman, PhD student in Anthropology, TU

Claudia B. de Brito, Senior Executive Secretary, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Adrienne Gonzales, TU Assistant Dean for Language Learning

Dan Sharp, Chair of the Dept. of Music, TU


Julie Cornfield, TU undergrad

Glauber Brito Matos Lacerda, TU visiting scholar (Fall 2019) 

Carolyn Barber-Pierre, TU Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and the Director of the Center for Intercultural Life

Patrick Urbine, a TU Altman alumnus (May 2021)

Megwen Loveless, Director of the Portuguese Basic Language Program, TU



Christopher Dunn, Chair of the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, TU

Carolina Nobrega, 1st year undergraduate and heritage speaker, TU

Jessica Glass, PhD student in Latin American Studies, TU

Raleigh Kreis, 1st year undergraduate, TU

Jonathan Gutmann, TU alum and TU Admissions Counselor. 
Grant Little, 4th year undergraduate and Altman Scholar, TU

Abby Cramer, TU alum

José Fernando Nascimento Moraes, 4th year undergraduate and BRASA founding member, TU

Professor Edith Wolfe, Assistant Director for Undergraduate Programs at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TU
Hannah Palmer, PhD, Program Manager at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TU
Carolina Timóteo de Oliveira, PhD student in Latin American Studies, TU 
Rachel Stein, PhD, Research and Instructional Librarian at the Latin American Library, TU
Annie Gibson, PhD, Director of Study Abroad at the Center for Global Education, TU
Josh Belew, 1st year undergraduate, TU
Leo Oliveira, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Brazilian Music Ensemble, TU 
Julie Gamze, Family Literacy and Workforce Coordinator for the Immigration and Refugee Services arm of Catholic Charities, TU alum
Anjana Turner, J.D. International lawyer and TU alum 
Kyle Young, MA student in Latin American Studies, TU
Ana Claudia dos Santos São Bernardo, PhD. Zemurray-Stone Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TU


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Recent Lectures and Events

Carolina: raça e gênero na favela de Canindé

Tantas vezes Carolina: uma conversa com Sirlene Barbosa & João Pinheiro.

Navio Negreiro by Castro Alves is a classic piece by Brazilian abolitionist Castro Alves describing the middle passage.

The TU annual Black History Month bilingual poetry reading of Navio Negreiro by Castro Alves virtual for the first time ever!

Brazil-themed house float.
We also enjoyed our first BRIGADEIRO KING CAKE and GOIABADA KING CAKE plus plenty of pão de queijo!

Lamonte Aidoo
“Without a Name and Under the Tongue: Sexual Violence, Brazilian Slavery, and the Archive”

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

Foreign Language Pedagogy and Research: New Approaches to Old Challenges

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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