Brazilian Poet Ricard Aleixo (April 18-21, 2023)

We are delighted to welcome Brazilian poet and performer Ricardo Aleixo to Boston University. The week of activities will include a live poetic performance, a screening of his audiovisual work, and a meeting with students. Aleixo is currently considered one of the most important living artists in the country, integrating avant-garde poetry with Afro-Brazilian culture.

Tuesday, April 18 • 6:30 PM
Screening of Ricardo Aleixo’s Audiovisual Work
610 Commonwealth Avenue – Room: RKC 101

Wednesday, April 19 • 6:30 PM
Ricardo Aleixo’s Performance
610 Commonwealth Avenue – Room: RKC 101

Friday, April 21 • 4 PM
“The Role of Poetry and Art in Contemporary Brazilian Politics”
Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road

All events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, BU Arts Initiative; Voces Hispánicas/Hispanic Voices (an initiative of the Department of Romance Studies, underwritten by Santander Universities Global Division); Cinema and Media studies Program; Minor in Portuguese & Brazilian Cultural Studies; CAS Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Office; Seeing and Not Seeing Seminar; Boston University Center for the Humanities; Center for Latin American studies; African American & Black Diaspora Studies Program.

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