On March 14th, exactly a year after her assassination, the Brazil LAB organized a tribute to councilwoman and political activist Marielle Franco, known for defending women’s rights and black, LGBT+ and favela communities in Rio de Janeiro.
As part of the course Indigenous Brazil, headed by professor Marília Librandi (Department of Spanish and Portuguese), Princeton undergraduate students created a website to celebrate and educate others about Brazil's indigenous peoples.
Brazil LAB associate Hendrik Lorenz, Professor of Philosophy at Princeton, has led a wonderful workshop on Aristotle’s Categories in Princeton (January, 18-20 2019), bringing together philosophers from Brazil, Mexico and the United States.
On November 29th, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion with Ondjaki, one of the most prominent names in the new generation of Angolan writers. He has published novels, short stories, poems and children's books.
Brazilian economist and former head of the Brazilian Central Bank, Arminio Fraga *85, returned to the Brazil LAB on November 16 to continue the discussion he began at the...
On November 15, the Brazil LAB hosted "A Sense of Brazil" as part of the International Education Week at Princeton. Brazilian artist and friend of the LAB, Marcelo Noah, entertained the crowd with a diverse array of Brazilian classics.
On November 13th, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion on the influence of religion--specifically the evangelical churches--and violence on Brazilian politics. The talk featured theologian, minister, and human rights activist Ronilso Pacheco and lawyer Juliana...