Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Racialized Geographies in Urban Brazil

Praça MauáThe Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites you to participate in the Colloquium Racialized Geographies in Urban Brazil, to be held on November tth and 8th in Benedict Hall room 2.104.

Program

Friday Nov 7:

9:30-10:00       Welcome and coffee

10:00 - 12:00   Black subjectivities & the production of urban space:

Raça, abolicionismos e cidadania na páginas da Gazeta da Tarde,
1880-1887.
Ana Flavia Magalhães Pinto, History, Universidade de Campinas

Defiant geographies: race/ethnicity and a destroyed community in Rio
de Janeiro.
Lorraine Leu, Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies &
Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin

Em busca dos sujeitos subalternizados nos movimentos sociais negros.
Andrelino Campos, Dept. of Geography, Universidade Estadual do
Rio de Janeiro

Moderator: Niyi Afolabi, University of Texas at Austin

12:15-1:45       Lunch & coffee

2:00-4:00         Mapping ethnicities/ migrational trajectories

Mapeando Trajetórias Educacionais: Vozes marginalizadas na Cidade
de Salvador, Bahia.
Andréia Lisboa, Colorado College

White trash à brasileira: imigrantes e cortiços no Rio de Janeiro.
Sonia Roncador, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of 
Texas at Austin

Diáspora açoriana em Santa Catarina, Brasil: a negociação de um espaço
transnacional na produção da herança cultural.
Célia Cordeiro, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of
Texas at Austin                       

Moderator: Jason Borge, University of Texas at Austin

4:00-6:00         Informal spaces and the right to the city

“Quem vigia os vigilantes?”: política de segurança pública, atuação policial,
e segregação urbana (1979-2010).
Mauro Amoroso, ISEP/Universidade Cândido Mendes/FGV/PUC-RJ

Da teoria da marginalidade à luta pela permanência nas favelas cariocas.
Rafael Gonçalves, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro

Crafting (mis)recognition: Favela tourism and the right to the city.
Bianca Freire-Medeiros, Dept. of Social Sciences, Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Moderator: Fernando Lara, University of Texas at Austin

Saturday Nov 8:

9:30 - 10:00     Coffee

10:00-10:30      Transgressoes espaciais: Criminalidade negra e políticas de resistência em
                         duas cidades latino-americanas.                       
                         Jaime Alves, Universidad ICESI (Colombia) & Africana Research Center,
                         Penn State University

10:45-12:00     Roundtable summary session with all panelists
                         Moderators: Dr. Lorraine Leu and Dr. Sonia Roncador

12:00-2:00       Lunch

Sponsored by: Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies; Brazil Center, LLILAS; Department of Spanish & Portuguese; Department of African and African Diaspora Studies; Institute for Historical Studies; Graduate School Academic Enrichment Fund; Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts.
Photo credit:  Praça Mauá by Sara McTarnaghan.

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