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Somos Nos: Diverse Brazil

Educators from many disciplines and grade levels took part in this 20-hour program on one of the world’s most diverse countries in the world: Brazil. Throughout this institute held at Vanderbilt University, teachers explored the history of race in Brazil, the Portuguese language, capoeira, current events in Brazil, education in Brazil, as well as participated in interactive, reflective workshops on best practices in the language classroom and strategies to incorporate language into interdisciplinary classrooms. Educators collaborated to design interdisciplinary curricular resources for use in their classrooms and schools. This program was sponsored by Vanderbilt University, Tulane University, and the University of Georgia through a Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center grant. View the institute webpage. See photos from the 2015 Somos Nós Institute Somos Nós Institute at Tulane University and the 2016 Somos Nós Institute at Vanderbilt University.

CLAS Lending Library Resources

Booklet Brazil Book List
Booklet Brazilian Film Catalog
DVD Wasteland (Brazil)

CLAS Workshop Presentations

PDF Suggested Readings on Brazil