Caribbean, Central and South America

Caribbean, Central and South America

São Paulo: Barnard in Brazil

Fifth Global Symposium Highlights Women's Emerging Leadership 

Global Faculty Fellows Join The Symposium

Four Barnard Global Faculty Fellows participated in the São Paulo event, using the opportunity to network with colleagues, pursue research interests, and bring that work back to the Barnard community.

In São Paulo: Young Women's Leadership Workshop

After the symposium, a group of six Barnard students, selected through a competitive application process to be Global Symposium Student Fellows, held a workshop for girls from São Paulo high schools, exploring how gender affects professional opportunities.

Waste Land: Dinner, a Movie, and a Discussion

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
5:30PM-8:00PM
Diana Event Oval

Join Barnard's Office of International Programs for dinner and a film screening, followed by a discussion with artist Vik Muniz.

Africa in Brazil

A lecture by João J. Reis
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

 

João J. Reis, professor of history at the Universidade Federal da Bahia, discusses the ethnic origins, geographical distribution, and cultural contributions of Africans in Brazil.

 

Barnard in Brazil

In March, Barnard hosted the fifth annual global symposium Women Changing Brazil and the third annual Young Women's Leadership Workshop in São Paulo.

Japanese-Brazilian Music and Ethnic Identity in the Post-Dekasegi Era

A lecture by Shanna Lorenz
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

Shanna Lorenz, professor of music and Latino/a and Latin American Studies at Occidental College, explores how circular migration between Brazil and Japan has impacted Brazilian society.

 

Introducing Barnard’s Global Faculty Fellows

Barnard’s faculty representatives will attend “Women Changing Brazil” in São Paulo, Brazil

How Arabs Became Jews in Brazil

A lecture by Jeffrey Lesser
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

 

Jeffrey Lesser, chair of the department of history at Emory University, examines the unique role of Arabs and Jews in Brazilian society.