On February 17, 2021, the Brazil LAB and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese hosted the first of a series of talks, “Pílulas literárias”, in connection with Lilia M. Schwarcz and Pedro Meira Monteiro’s seminar “The Canon Re-Signified (POR 415/LAS 425). The event was live-streamed for the public on the YouTube channels of Lilia Schwarcz,...
On Friday, February 12, the Brazil LAB hosted an online discussion with Eduardo G. Neves, Professor of Archaeology at the University of São Paolo, and Tiffany C. Fryer, Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton’s Society of Fellows and Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Department of Anthropology.
On January 18, 2021, the Brazil LAB and the High Meadows Environmental Institute hosted the opening session of the Wintersession workshop “Safeguarding Amazonia” — based on the innovative work of Brazilian startup MapBiomas — live-streamed for the public on the Brazil LAB’s YouTube channel.
The Brazil LAB celebration of Clarice Lispector’s centennial continued on November 25th with the premiere of the musical concert Now/Agora Clarice, featuring musicians-poets Beatriz Azevedo and Moreno Veloso, accompanied by cellist Jaques Morelenbaum and percussionist Marcelo Costa.
The Brazil LAB and the Lewis Center have been organizing a series of events celebrating the centennial of the luminous Clarice Lispector.
On November 5, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion on the threats faced by Amazonia and its peoples. The discussion was spurred by the documentary film Amazonia Undercover, by the acclaimed director Estêvão Ciavatta. The film exposes the pervasive land grabbing in the Brazilian Amazon and highlights the resistance of the Munduruku...
Last Thursday, October 22, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted the Brazilian environmentalist Tasso Azevedo for the timely event “Amazonia on Fire: Revealing Ecosystem Transformations and Threats with Science and Transparency”.
On October 15, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion with Professor Márcia Lima (University of São Paulo and CEBRAP) and Pedro H. Ferreira de Souza (IPEA) on historical and contemporary trends of inequalities and social mobility in Brazil, especially through the lens of race and gender.