Durham-based Caique Vidal and Batuque (https://caiquevidal.com/) will be performing at the East Campus Coffeehouse on Wednesday, 9 November from 9:00 until 10:30 P.M. All are welcome.
Bass Connection and the FHI Global Brazil Lab invite you to a workshop with Duke alumna Amelia Herbert (2005) to explore the situation of racially and socioeconomically marginalized students in elite universities in the U.S. and South Africa. Ms. Herbert will draw on her experience teaching in Newark New Jersey and a nine month pilot […]
Amilton Sacramento Costa, Rumbando of the Jeje Nation of the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé Religion. Sponsored as part of the 2016 Black Gods and Kings Lecture Series. Location: Friedel Room 225 (Duke East Campus)
A workshop with Dr. Frederico Freitas (NCSU). Dr. Freitas will discuss GIS/spatial history approaches as well as the connection between environmental and agrarian reform policies during the Brazilian dictatorship of 1964-1985.
Interested in joining the Bass Connections research project "The Cost of Opportunity? Higher Education and Social Mobility in the Baixada Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro"? You are invited to attend an informational meeting to be held on Friday, February 3, at 4:00 P.M. in 105 Social Sciences Bldg. on West Campus. Current team members will share their […]
Durham, NC, January 25, 2017 - On Friday, February 17, the Global Brazil Lab of the Franklin Humanities Institute will host its annual Global Brazil Conference co-sponsored by Duke Brazil Initiative (DBI). In its third year, the conference brings together leading scholars to generate new conversations between the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The […]
Leaflet for The Cost of Opportunity Conference to be held on March 27, 2017. Duke's Bass Connections research team studying the impact of increased access to higher education the Baixada Fluminense, an economically and racially marginalized region of Rio de Janeiro, welcomes a delegation of its Brazilian collaborators next month. Eight students, six faculty, and two […]
Critical Theory Of The Global South Fabio Durão, professor of literary theory at UNICAMP – São Paulo. Presented by the Global Brazil Lab Date: April 12, Wednesday, at 12 pm Location: Rubenstein Library, 349 (Lunch will be provided) How does the place in which research is performed shape the discourse that it engages? What does […]
Federal judge Carlos Henrique Borlido Haddad, who is on the faculty of the law school at the federal university of Minas Gerais; and Leonardo Barbosa, staff attorney at the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia will give a talk at Rubenstein, connected to Perkins Library, on how the current political crisis in Brazil can be thought […]