Portuguese Program

Speakers Announced for Portuguese Program Speaker Series

February 8, 2017

Dr. Jerry Dávila
Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

11 a.m.-noon in Gilman 55
“Affirmative Action: New Perspective from Brazil”

4-5:30 p.m. in Gilman 388
“Re-Thinking Race Relations and Defining Discrimination in 20th Century Brazil”

March 13, 15, and 17, 2017

Dr. Wilson Bezerra
Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil

March 13, 15, and 17
“Uma Breve História do Portunhol Literário na América Latina”

March 15, noon-1 p.m. in Gilman 492
Lunch & Conversation: “El Cuento Latinoamericano de Quiroga a Alan Pauls – Reflexiones sobre la Forma”

March 17, 1:15-2:30 p.m. in Gilman 479
“The Writer as a Ghost?”

April 28, 2017

Dr. Bruno Duarte
Fulbright Visiting Scholar
Universidade Nova de Lisboa/Johns Hopkins University

“Antropophagous Reason and the Aesthetics of Hunger Cinema, Poetry and Politics in Brazil”