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Upcoming Events

Re-Inventing Paulo Freire: Experiencing a Childlike Pedagogy of the Question

Re-Inventing Paulo Freire: Experiencing a Childlike Pedagogy of the Question

a seminar by Walter Kohan

Monday, April 11, 2022 

4:00 p.m. PST

Who Needs Climate Justice in Brazil?

Who Needs Climate Justice in Brazil?

a lecture by Andréia Coutinho Louback

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 

4:00 p.m. PST

A Look at Inequality and Violence in Brazil through Rio de Janeiro

A Look at Inequality and Violence in Brazil through Rio de Janeiro

a lecture by Lucas Louback

Monday, April 4, 2022 

4:00 p.m. PST

Affirmative Action in Brazil

Affirmative Action in Brazil: From Quotas for Black Students to Quotas for Public School Students

a lecture by Sales Augusto dos Santos

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 

8:00 a.m. PST

Religion, Healthcare, and Politics in the Pandemic Context in Brazil

Religion, Healthcare, and Politics in the Pandemic Context in Brazil

a lecture by Sandra Duarte Souza and Clarissa De Franco

Monday, March 21, 2022

4:00 p.m. PST

Can Brazil Defeat the Far-Right?

Can Brazil Defeat the Far-Right? Similarities and differences between US 2020 and Brazil 2022

a lecture by Kennedy Alencar

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 

2:00 p.m. PST

Insurgent Voices in Brazil’s Lethal Democracy

Insurgent Voices in Brazil’s Lethal Democracy: Events in Honor of Marielle Franco 1978-2018

Film Screening
Monday, March 14, 2022 6:00 p.m. PST

Panel Discussion
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 10:00 a.m. - noon (PST)

Keep the Bones Alive

Keep the Bones Alive

Monday, March 14, 2022 

10:00 a.m. PST

 


Past Events

World Portuguese Language Day

World Portuguese Language Day

A celebration of the Portuguese language with music and poetry.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

12:00 p.m. PST

Art and Empowerment:  Kadiwéu Women’s Pottery

Art and Empowerment: Kadiwéu Women’s Pottery

A talk by Viviane Luiza Silva

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

4:30 p.m. PST

Samba Brasil!

Samba Brasil!

A lecture by Sérgio Mielniczenko

Monday, March 22, 2021

4:00 p.m. PST

“The Chicken Is a Being:” Clarice Lispector’s Echo-Poetics

“The Chicken Is a Being:” Clarice Lispector’s Echo-Poetics

A talk by Dr. Marília Librandi-Rocha, Princeton University

Thursday, January 28, 2021

11:00 a.m. PST in English
2:00 p.m. PST in Portuguese

Social Justice in Applied Linguistics: Critical Perspectives on Language Teaching, Research, and Civic Engagement

The Paulo Freire Lecture on Education and Social Transformation

Social Justice in Applied Linguistics: Critical Perspectives on Language Teaching, Research, and Civic Engagement
November 30, 2020 at 10:00 am PST

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Afro-Brazilians Struggle for Citizenship

Race, Racism and Resistance in Latin America Lecture Series

Afro-Brazilians Struggle for Citizenship
November 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm PST

 

Indigenous Women and Sustainability in the Brazilian Amazon

Policy and Politics for the Environment

Policy and Politics for the Environment
October 5, 2020 at 12pm PST

Climate Challenges and Territorial Protection

Climate Challenges and Territorial Protection
October 12, 2020 at 12pm PST

COVID-19 in Indigenous Amazonia

COVID-19 in Indigenous Amazonia
October 26, 2020 at 12pm PST


SDSU Brazilian Film Festival

The Behner Stiefel Center for Brazilian Studies presents the 2nd annual SDSU Brazilian Film Festival.

Enjoy free monthly Brazilian films at home by visiting https://sdsubrazilianfilm. eventive.org or watch on the Eventive TV App.

Fall program for virtual film series:
  • September - Praça Paris
  • October - Queen of Lapa
  • November - In the Heart of the World