Oct 25

Africa in Brazil

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at Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
  • Add to Calendar 2018-10-25 22:00:00 2018-10-26 00:00:00 Africa in Brazil João Reis Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil Roquinaldo Ferreira University of Pennsylvania Africans represent the single largest group of arrivals in Brazil, a country that today boasts the largest Afro-descendant population in the world outside of Nigeria. In this presentation, historians João Reis and Roquinaldo Ferreira discuss the arrivals’ ethnic origins in Africa, their response/resistance to slavery, and their contribution to the formation of a national culture in conversation with José Moya, Director, Barnard’s Forum on Migration and Columbia’s Institute of Latin American Studies. Information:mbernstein@barnard.edu Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies. Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com UTC public

João Reis
Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

Roquinaldo Ferreira
University of Pennsylvania

Africans represent the single largest group of arrivals in Brazil, a country that today boasts the largest Afro-descendant population in the world outside of Nigeria. In this presentation, historians João Reis and Roquinaldo Ferreira discuss the arrivals’ ethnic origins in Africa, their response/resistance to slavery, and their contribution to the formation of a national culture in conversation with José Moya, Director, Barnard’s Forum on Migration and Columbia’s Institute of Latin American Studies.

Information:
mbernstein@barnard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies.

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