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BRAZIL WEEK – SEPTEMBER 11 to 15, 2023

Monday, September 11

4:00 pm: Capoeira Lesson and Demonstration with Prof. Gil Whiting and Mestre Valu; Buttrick Hall Terrace.

Tuesday, September 12

12:00 pm: A Conversation with Brazilian trans scholar, journalist, and activist Sara Wagner York; Furman Hall 003.

Wednesday, September 13

12:10-1:10pm: Lecture on Capoeira from Dr. Lauren Miller Griffith (Texas Tech); Furman Hall 003.

Thursday, September 14

12:00 pm: Lecture by Dr. Gustavo Siqueira (UERJ), “A history of the act of judging in Brazil: the experience of the city of Barra Mansa (1893-1980);” Furman Hall 003.

Friday, September 15

12:10-1:10 pm: Roundtable Discussion with FLAS Portuguese Language Summer Award Recipients Eli Apple, Michael Peck and Justin Jones; Furman Hall 003.

4:00-6:00 pm: Brazilian Karaoke Party with Brazilian snacks and drinks; Furman Hall 003.