[Brazil at Harvard] Brazil Studies Program - Upcoming events

Marcio Siwi msiwi at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Oct 15 16:20:15 EDT 2008

Brazilian Response to HIV/AIDS: Achievements and Challenges. Insights 
from a University HIV Care Center

A lecture by:

Aluisio Seguardo, Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, School of 
Medicine, São Paulo and Visiting Research Fellow at the Program on 
International Health and Human Rights, Harvard.

Professor Segurado will present an overview of the main achievements of 
the Brazilian response to HIV/AIDS and discuss the most important 
challenges to be faced in HIV care, based on his clinical experience at 
AIDS Clinic, affiliated to the University of Sao Paulo Medical School.

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
Location: Harvard School of Public Health, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud 
(FXB), Room G-11

Co-sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health Program on 
International Health and Human Rights and the Brazil Studies Program at 

Brazil Studies Program Conversa:

Brazil Update

Conversa with
Riordan Roett, Sarita and Don Johnston Professor and Director of Western 
Hemisphere Studies and the Latin American Studies Program at Johns 
Hopkins University.

Moderated by Steven Levitsky, Associate Professor of Government and 
Social Studies at Harvard University

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008
Time: 12:15 - 1:45 pm
Location: DRCLAS CGIS - S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street



Members of the Harvard Community can practice their Portuguese language 
skills and discuss Luso-Brazilian cultures in a round-table setting.

Date: Friday, October 24, 2008
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Location: DRCLAS, CGIS Resource Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Contact: Dr. Clémence Jouët-Pastré, cpastre at fas.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Portuguese section of the Department of Romance 
Languages and Literatures and the Brazil Studies Program at DRCLAS


Judicial Control of Constitutionality in Brazil

A lecture by:

Justice Gilmar Ferreira Mendes, President of the Brazilian Supreme Court

Date: Monday, October 27, 2008
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Location: John Chipman Gray Room - Pound Hall at Harvard Law School.

The lecture will be followed by Q& A and a reception (roughly from 2:30 
to 3:30)

Co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School and the Brazil Studies Program at 


Brazil Film Series

Viva São João!
Directed by Andrucha Waddington, 2002

In this epic documentary about the popular celebrations in honor of St. 
John, world-renowned musicians and Brazil’s Minister of Culture Gilberto 
Gil, takes the viewer to the Northeastern parts of Brazil where the 
festivities for São João are rich in color and sound, uniquely 
traditional and widespread. Directed by the creator of House of Sand and 
Me You Them, this musical journey into the Brazilian heartland pays 
tribute to Luiz Gonzaga, the iconic accordion player who is personally 
responsible for the promotion of Northeastern music on the rest of the 
country, as well as numerous local musicians and communities for whom 
celebrating St. John continues to be an important cultural heritage.

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Tsai Auditorium (CGIS South), 1730 Cambridge Street

Co-sponsored by The Harvard Brazilian Organization and The Brazil 
Studies Program at DRCLAS


These events are free and open to the public and are made possible by 
the generous support of the Lemann Family Endowment.

Marcio Siwi
Fellow / Program Officer
Brazil Studies Program
Harvard University
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel (617) 495-5435

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