"Eskimo Snow in Brazil: An Anthropological Perspective on Color and Race" with James P. Ito-Adler

Thursday, November 7th, 12:15 – 2:00
African Studies Seminar Room fifth Floor 232 Bay State Road

James P. Ito-Adler is a social anthropologist who specializes in the study of Brazilian society and culture. His fieldwork experience includes work with the Japanese in Brazil, the Portuguese in Cambridge and Somerville, and Alaska Natives on the North Slope. He is President and Co-Founder of the Cambridge Institute for Brazilian Studies, a nonprofit NGO that primarily works in the field of international education.

This presentation is part of a larger project on the comparative study of national identities in the Americas and the challenges of cultural translation.