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Jose Ricardo Ayres on “Public Health Challenges in an Ever-Changing Brazil”

Oct 7, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Jose Ricardo Ayres (University of São Paulo and Woodrow Wilson School)
“Public Health Challenges in an Ever-Changing Brazil”

Dylon Robbins on “Regarding the Political Economy of the Obscene”

Oct 14, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Dylon Robbins *10 (New York University)
“Regarding the Political Economy of the Obscene”

Henrique Espada Lima on "Wages of Intimacy: Domestic Workers’ Disputes over Compensation in the Higher Courts in Nineteenth-Century Brazil"

Oct 20, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
Henrique Espada Lima (UFSC)
Wages of Intimacy: Domestic Workers’ Disputes over Compensation in the Higher Courts in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

Erin Fitz Henry on "Now the Country Belongs to All of Us!: Toward a 'Post-Neoliberal' Ecuador"

Oct 21, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Erin Fitz Henry (The University of Melbourne)
Now the Country Belongs to All of Us!: Toward a 'Post-Neoliberal' Ecuador

Yumi Park Huntington on “Engraved Head Motifs on Cupisnique Ceramics: Emblems of Cultural Identity and Ethnicity in Early Andean Art”

Nov 4, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Yumi Park Huntington (Jackson State University)
“Engraved Head Motifs on Cupisnique Ceramics: Emblems of Cultural Identity and Ethnicity in Early Andean Art”

Brodwyn Fischer on "Unequal Ties: Gilberto Freyre’s Recife and the Challenges of Urban History in the Global South"

Nov 11, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Brodwyn Fischer (University of Chicago)
Unequal Ties: Gilberto Freyre’s Recife and the Challenges of Urban History in the Global South

Lilia Schwarcz on "Mestizo Histories: Mixing Art and Politics in Brazil"

Nov 12, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  McCormick 106

PLAS Lecture
Lilia Schwarcz
Mestizo Histories: Mixing Art and Politics in Brazil

PLAS-SPO Event: "Teaching Spanish and Portuguese Today: Global perspectives."

Nov 14, 2014  ·  1:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  TBA

PLAS-SPO Event
"Teaching Spanish and Portuguese Today: Global perspectives."
Organized by Alberto Bruzos, Nicola Cooney, Sylvia Zetterstrand, and Dunia Catalina Mendez



Juan Villoro on "Un puñado de sal: La construcción de un modelo intelectual en la relación padre-hijo"

Nov 18, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Juan Villoro (Mexican Author)
Un puñado de sal: La construcción de un modelo intelectual en la relación padre-hijo

Eduardo Kohn on "How Forests Think"

Nov 18, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
Eduardo Kohn (McGill)
How Forests Think
(Note: J. Biehl will introduce)

Marcelo Ridenti on “Protests in Brazil, 2013”

Dec 2, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Marcelo Ridenti (UNICAMP, Brazil)
“Protests in Brazil, 2013”

Graciela Mochofsky on "The rise of a new Judaism in Latin America"

Dec 3, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Graciela Mochofsky
The rise of a new Judaism in Latin America

Pedro Meira Monteiro and Alma Guillermoprieto on "A Conversation on The Cuban National Arts Schools: Two Generations Talk"

Dec 4, 2014  ·  1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
Drummer Dafnis Prieto

Andrew Hamilton on "“The Dumbarton Oaks Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inca Imperial Power”

Dec 9, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Andrew Hamilton (Council of the Humanities)
“The Dumbarton Oaks Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inca Imperial Power”