[Brazil at Harvard] Upcoming Brazil Related Events at Harvard

Marcio Siwi msiwi at fas.harvard.edu
Sat Mar 28 18:06:02 EDT 2009


*7th Brazil Week at Harvard*

IMPORTANT CHANGE: UNFORTUNATELY THE MINISTRO DO TRABALHO HAD TO CANCEL 
HIS TRIP TO BOSTON. THEREFORE, BRAZIL WEEK STARTS ON TUESDAY

Brazilian Immigration to the US: Linking Theory and Action

T*uesday, April 7*, Belfer from 6- 8pm.
Opening and welcome: Clémence Jouët-Pastré, Harvard University
Title: Politics of Reality? Immigration Laws in the Obama Era
Marcony Almeida- Director of Organizing and Advocacy at the 
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition and 
Co-editor of The Brazilian Journal Magazine.

*Wednesday, April 8*, Belfer -- from 6-8 pm
The Present and the Future of the Brazilian Community: Trends and Issues 
for Youth
Heloísa Galvão -- Brazilian Women's Group
Ana Velasco -- Framingham School District
Ana Nogueira -- Somerville High School and Everett Literacy Program
Leticia J. Braga - Harvard Graduate School of Education Student and 
Parent representatives

*Thursday, April 9*, Belfer, from 5-8pm
Media Coverage of Brazilian Immigrant Health in Massachusetts- Panel
coordinated by Eduardo de Oliveira, Health Reporter -New England Ethnic 
Newswire- University of Massachusetts-Boston

The Mental Health of Brazilian Immigrants in Massachusetts- Panel
coordinated by Dr. Percy Andreazi, MD, LMHC - Director of the Wayside 
Men Against Violence Program
Patricia Cintra Franco Schram, MD - Children's Hospital Boston and 
Harvard Medical School
Helena Santos-Martins, MD - Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard 
Medical School

All activities are free and open to the public

Our events will be held at 1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South, Belfer 
Case Study Room

Sponsored by the Lemann Family Endowment of the Brazil Studies Program 
at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and the 
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Supporters: Brazilian Women's Group, Brazilian Immigrant Center, and 
Massachusetts Alliance for Portuguese Speakers

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*Brazil Film Series*

Casa de Areia. House of Sand.
Directed by Andrucha Waddington, 2005

Screened with subtitles in English

Date: T*uesday, April 14* (NEW DATE)
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: CGIS South,Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Contact: Marcio Siwi, msiwi at fas.harvard.edu

Free and open to the public.

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*Brazil Studies Program Conversa*
**
How Machado de Assis Became a Universal Writer

Speaker:
John Gledson, Emeritus Professor and Research Fellow, the Institute of 
Latin American Studies at the University of Liverpool, England and 
author of The Deceptive Realism of Machado De Assis: A Dissenting 
Interpretation of Dom Casmurro.

Commentators:
**Joaquim-Francisco Coelho*, *Nancy Clark Smith Professor of the 
Language and Literature of Portugal and Professor of Comparative 
Literature and Director of Graduate Studies in Portuguese. Author of 
Manuel Bandeira Pre- modernista.

Nicolau Sevcenko*, *Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, 
Harvard University. Author of A corrida para o século XXI: no loop da 
montanha-russa.


Date: *Thursday, April 16*
Time: 12:45 - 1:45 pm
Location: CGIS South S - 050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Contact: Marcio Siwi, msiwi at fas.harvard.edu


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