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Spring 2009 Events


January 2009

Classes Begin

January 21


LECTURE

A FICÇÃO ENQUANTO SINGULAR OCORRÊNCIA EM TEXTOS DE MACHADO DE ASSIS

By Renato Cordeiro Gomes
January 23
Friday 2:30pm
Location: George Monteiro Conference Room
(Followed by a Coffee Hour with Prof. Gomes)


February 2009


WORKSHOP

on Samba, Maracatu and Samba-Reggae with Orlando Haddad and Patricia King
February 3
Tuesday 3:00pm
Location: Fulton Practice Rom, Department of Music
(Co-sponsored by the Department of Music)


Concert of brazilian jazz

by the combo MINAS (Orlando Haddad and Patricia King)
Tuesday 7:30pm
Location: Grant Recital Hall
(Co-sponsored by the Department of Music)


pizza & papo

February 4
We
dnesday, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.


A TALK

THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARGUMENT: THE REDISCOVERY OF ANCIENT SKEPTICISM IN MODERN THOUGHT

By Danilo Marcondes de Souza Filho
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
February 6
Friday, 3:00PM
Location: Pembroke 305
The Cogut Center for the Humanities, The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and The Department of Philosophy with support from The Office of International Programs


A LUNCHEON TALK

REFORMA EDUCACIONAL E NOVOS PAPÉIS PARA OS PROFESSORES NO BRASIL

By Maria Enês Marcondes
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
February 10
Tuesday, 12:30PM

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.


A LUNDHEON TALK

RELIGIÕES AFRO-BRASILEIRAS, PENTECOSTALISMO E POLÍTICAS PÚBLICAS NO BRASIL CONTEMPORÂNEO

By Vagner Gonçalves da Silva, University of São Paulo
February 19
Thursday, 12:30PM

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.

 


BATE-PAPO

February 27
Friday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.

 

March 2009


CineBRASIL: BROWN'S BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL

March 5th - March 7th ::: Thursday - Saturday

CineBRASIL, now in its second year at Brown, is proud to present a program of feature films, documentaries, and shorts made in or about Brazil. Please join directors Finn Yarbrough, Andrea Tonacci, and Jason Kohn and producers Chaney Harrison and Jared Ian Goldman for the film screenings, many with Q&A sessions to follow. A group of Brown students open this year's festival with their program, Nós do cinema, at 6p.m. in MacMillan Hall, Room 117, which was produed with support from the Oliver Kwon Grant and the Scarrit Fund in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies. See link for full schedule and ticket information: http://www.watsoninstitute.org/clas/CineBrasil.cfm
Thursday, March 5, McMillan 117, 6:00PM--Nós do Cinema (We of the Cinema); Friday, March 16, McMillan 117, 4:00PM--Cítico (Critic); 6:00PM, Bang Bang, 8:30PM--Manda Bala (Send a Bullet); Saturday, March 7, McMillian 117, 1:30PM--O Aborto dos Outros (Someone Else's Abortion); 3:30PM--Serras de Desordem (The Hills of Disorder); 6:00PM--Simonal Ninguém Sabe O Duro Que De (Simonal: No One Knows How Tough It Was); Chace Center 8:00P--Tropa de Elite (Elite Squad)



CONVERSA COM O ESCRITOR RUI ZINK

March 10
Tuesday, 12:30PM

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.

 



BATE-PAPO

March 13
Friday, 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.



PORTUGUESE FILM NIGHT
Film "ANTHERO - PALÁCIO DA VENTURA"

March 30
Monday, 7:30PM

Location: Kassar Fox, 151 Thayer Street



PORTUGUESE FILM NIGHT
Film "COSTA DOS MURMÚRIOS"

March 31
Tuesday, 6:30PM

Location: Barus & Holley, Room 190, 184 Hope Street



April 2009


lecture

by António Tomás
April 9
Thurs
day
Location:TBA



PORTUGUESE FILM NIGHT
Film "CAPITÃES DE ABRIL "

April 14
Tuesday, 6:30PM

Location: Wilson Hall, Room 102, Main Green

 



pizza & papo

April 15
We
dnesday, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, 159 George St.



SECOND GULBENKIAN VASCO DA GAMA LECTURE ON PORTUGAL AND THE EARLY MODERN WORLD

"THE KINGDOM OF KONGO, THE KINGDOM OF ANGOLA, AND THE THIRTY YEARS' WAR: AFRICAN DIPLOMACY AND PORTUGUESE POLITICS IN THE STRUGGLE FOR THE ATLANTIC, 1620-48"

By John Thornton, Boston University
April 15
Wednesday, 5:30PM
Location: Pembroke Hall 305
Co-sponsored by The Cogut Center for the Humanities



CONVERSA COM A ESCRITORA INÊS PEDROSA

April 21
Tuesday, 12:30PM
Location: 159 George St., George Monteiro Conference Room

 



May 2009

Conference

BRAZILIAN LITERATURE IN AN INTER-AMERICAN CONTEXT: A SYMPOSIUM AT BROWN UNIVERSITY
Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2
Location: Smith Buonano Hall (Pembroke Campus)


HONORS PROJECT PRESENTATION

May 11
Monday 11:00AM

ENTR PALAVRAS (original poetry in Portuguese)
"Living In Between: The Making of Entre Palavras"

by Gabriela Scarritt'09
Director: Prof. Luiz F. Valente
First Reader: Prof. Patricia I. Sobral

Location:159 George St., George Monteiro Conference Room


 

Commencement

May 24



June 2009