Caribbean, Central and South America
In November, senior architecture majors and Prof. Karen Fairbanks traveled to Rio de Janiero to study Brazil's resources and urban development.
Ingrid Kummels explores how Anacaona, a Cuban all-women jazz band founded in 1932, shaped the transnationalization of jazz music and its modern-day performance.
This presentation discussed how immigration made Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines conspicuously different societies.
Jose Obando discusses the rich cultural influence that Africa, Europe, and indigenous populations have on Caribbean Islands and the rhythms and melodies distinctive to the region.
Marcia Lima examines the complexities of race-based affirmative action policies in Brazil.