Brazil Lecture/Film Series: Sept. – Nov.

“Get to know Brazil”

a lecture by
Fernando Igreja, Ministro
The Deputy Consul of Brazil in Boston

Tuesday, September 28
International Programs
888 Commonwealth Ave
Room 240

Ministro Igreja will give a presentation that takes a look back upon recent political and historical milestones in Brazil and how they have shaped Brazil’s emerging influence in global events.

This and the other events of the “Get to know Brazil” lecture series are sponsored by
the Department of Romance Studies,
the Latin American Studies Program, and
International Programs at
Boston University


Other events to follow:

October 5
“Nina Rodrigues and Fausta, or Some Problems of
Spirit Possession and Political Subjectivity in Fin-de-siècle Salvador da Bahia”
a lecture by
Dylon Robbins
Department of Romance Studies
Boston University
5:00pm CAS 200


October 19
“Beyond Ipanema”
film screening
directed by
Guto Barra and Béco Dranoff
(Brazil/USA 2009)
5:00pm Location TBA


October 26
“Brazil:  Challenges in a Changing World”
a lecture by
Joaquim Guilhoto
Department of Economics
Universidade de São Paulo
5:00pm CAS 200


November 2
“The Enchantment of Activism:
A Father-Daughter Collaboration and a Women’s Movement in Southern Brazil”
a lecture by
Jeffrey W. Rubin
Department of History
Boston University
5:00pm CAS 200


November 9
“The Returns to Political Investment:
Campaign Donations and Government Contracts in Brazil”
a lecture by
Taylor Boas
Department of Political Science
Boston University
5:00pm CAS 200

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