Friday, December 4, 2015
9a.m. – 5p.m.
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.
Reception to follow.
Political thinker, activist, educator, painter, playwright, human rights advocate, untiring warrior in the fight to end racial exclusion in Brazil and elsewhere, Abdias Nascimento (1914-2011) is a towering figure in the Africana world. Join us for a one-day event in which an international group of scholars/observers share their insights into his life, thought, and indelible contributions.
An Africana Studies and Brazil Initiative event with the generous co-sponsorship of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, the Department of Anthropology, the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women, and CLACS.