Upcoming Events

PLAS Lunch Lecture: Education is No Panacea: Inequality and Poverty in Brazil

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

There are important limitations to what education can do to reduce inequality and poverty within a reasonable time frame. Education is a long term investment and it takes half a century to qualify the entire labor force. Primary and secondary education have small effects on inequality, even in a highly optimistic scenario.

Location: 216 Aaron Burr Hall

The Poetics of an Amazonian World: Flutes, Spells, Necklaces, and Manioc

Thu, Nov 7, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

On Brazilian Authoritarianism: A Book Forum with Lilia Schwarcz

Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building