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Black Lives Matter in a Global Context: “Student Live”

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Black Lives Matter in a Global Context: "Student Lives"

 

Calling all student activists and allies of Black Lives Matter across the globe. Join Tulane students in a discussion of the international repercussions of Black Lives Matter, intersections of race and police brutality, and student initiatives to combat institutionalized racism in local university contexts across the globe.

Discussion Leaders:

Zharia Jeffries (SLA ’19), Reporter for Advanced Media New York and graduate student in journalism at Syracuse University.

Kelly Tatiane Martins Quirino (Visiting Graduate Student to Tulane University ‘16) – Phd in Communication at Universidade de Brasília – University of Brasília, Researcher of Race Relations within the Field of Journalism. Professor of Communication Faculty at University of Brasília.

To watch the event recording click here. 

Film Discussion: Uma Onda No Ar

September 18, 2020 4-5 PM CDT

Language: introduction in Portuguese
Questions and comments welcome in Portuguese, English, or Spanish

This is a movie based on the history of Rádio Favela FM, a community radio station in a Belo Horizonte slum called Aglomerado da Serra.
(warning: some scenes contain graphic violence)

Facilitators:
Sílvia Lorenso, Associate Professor and Director, Middlebury School in Brazil
Josemeire Alves, History Professor, Unicamp/FLACSO

Join the WhatsApp group to stay connected with group participants here:  https://chat.whatsapp.com/G1QJPnTlbQDHFpD0fJqNK3

Click here to watch the event recording.

Click here to access the film.

The Language of Race and Anti-Racism in the Brazilian Context

October 2, 2020 4-5 PM CDT

Language: introduction in Portuguese
Questions and comments welcome in Portuguese, English, or Spanish

Conversation with:
Sílvia Lorenso, Associate Professor and Director, Middlebury School in Brazil
Gabriel Nascimento, Professor at Universidade Federal do Recôncavo Bahiano; author or Linguistic Racism (Letramento, 2020)
Joel Windle, Professor at the Universidade Federal Fluminense

Join the WhatsApp group to stay connected with group participants here:  https://chat.whatsapp.com/G1QJPnTlbQDHFpD0fJqNK3

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Hip Hop and Brazil’s X-Ray: 30 years of Racionais MC’s

October 23, 2020 4-5 PM CDT

Language: introduction in Portuguese
Questions and comments welcome in Portuguese, English, or Spanish

Conversation with:
Sílvia Lorenso, Associate Professor and Director, Middlebury School in Brazil
Jaqueline Santos, PhD, Anthropology. Universidade de Campinas

Watch the music video Negro Drama and Entrevista Mano Brown before discussion.

Join the WhatsApp group to stay connected with group participants here:  https://chat.whatsapp.com/G1QJPnTlbQDHFpD0fJqNK3

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Film discussion: Ó Pai, Ó – Carnaval and the intersectionality of oppressions in Salvador/Bahia

November 6, 2020 4-5 PM CDT

Language: introduction in Portuguese
Questions and comments welcome in Portuguese, English, or Spanish

Facilitators:
Sílvia Lorenso, Associate Professor and Director, Middlebury School in Brazil
Guimário Nascimento, History Teacher, Colégio Nossa Senhora Soledad, Salvador
Tatiane Cerqueira, Mestre and PhD student at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC

Join the WhatsApp group to stay connected with group participants here:  https://chat.whatsapp.com/G1QJPnTlbQDHFpD0fJqNK3Click here to register for the event.

Click here to access the film. Warning: some scenes in the film contain graphic violence and sex.

New faces and voices in Contemporary Brazilian Literature: Language, Race, Gender and Class

November 20, 2020 4-5 PM CDT

Language: introduction in Portuguese
Questions and comments welcome in Portuguese, English, or Spanish

Facilitators:
Sílvia Lorenso, Associate Professor and Director, Middlebury School in Brazil
Guest speaker TBA

Recommended documentary before the discussion: Povo lindo, Povo inteligente: Sarau da Cooperifa

Join the WhatsApp group to stay connected with group participants here:  https://chat.whatsapp.com/G1QJPnTlbQDHFpD0fJqNK3

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Black Lives Matter – Experiências Estados Unidos e Brasil

October 20, 2020 5 PM CDT

Participe desta live , entre dois jovens afrodescendentes em países que receberam a diáspora negra, e que irão tirar dúvidas sobre a experiência em seus países do Movimento Black Lives Matter.

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Harmonii Odinga – Bacharel em Saúde Pública e em Estudos Africanos. Mestrando em Ciências da Saúde pela Tulane University

Ayana Odara -  graduanda em Gestão Pública pela Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais e integrante da Articulação Nacional de Negras Jovens Feministas

20 de outubro – 19h (Brazil)
17h (New Orleans/USA)

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