The spring speaker series kicks off on March 26 with Dr. Talía Guzmán-González from the Library of Congress, discussing “Luso-Brazilian Treasures in the Nations Library.” Then, on April 23, hear Nicole Labruto from MIT talk about, “Nationalizing Nature.” Both events are 1-3 p.m. in the Sherwood Room of Levering Hall.
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Join us for popcorn, guaraná, and a movie! On Feb. 15 we will screen The Man of the Year, on March 15 we will screen Antônia, and on April 19 we will screen God is Brazilian. All events are in Gilman 479 from 7:30-10 p.m.
The Portuguese Program is hosting its third fall movie night 7:30-9:30 p.m., on Nov. 16. Central Station is an emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. The movie will be shown […]
The third installment of the Portuguese Program Speaker Series features Dr. Alessandro Angelini, Johns Hopkins University, speaking on, “Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil.” Join us in Levering – Sherwood Room, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Nov. 1.
Join the Portuguese Program for movie night, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in Gilman 479. Madame Satã is a loose portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometimes chef, transvestite, lover, father, hero, and convict from Rio de Janeiro.
On Oct. 25, from 1:30.-2:45 p.m., join the Portuguese Program for, “The Gods of the Diaspora: Brazilian Migrant Faith in Comparative Perspective,” with Dr. Johanna Richlin, Johns Hopkins University. The event will take place in Levering – Sherwood Room.
On Monday, Oct. 16, from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., the Portuguese Program presents, “The AmazonFACE Experiment: A Window to the Future of the Amazon Rain Forest,” with Dr. Richard J. Norby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Make this winter in Baltimore your summer in Brazil! Study Afro-Brazilian culture and history while having a Portuguese language immersion in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Bahia. Open to all majors.
Portuguese Language Program students interested in a travel allowance of $2,000 and a certificate should apply for the Anthony J. R. Russell-Wood Undergraduate Award. Applications are due September 29.
Please enjoy the first edition of Johns Hopkins University’s Portuguese Program newsletter. We hope this will be a successful vehicle for communicating fun and useful information to our students, the JHU community, parents, donors, alumni, and friends.