Event Archives

Events Archive

Musical Concert Agora Clarice and Sonic Platform Clarice 100 Years
Wed, Nov 25, 2020, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Musical Concert and Sonic Platform Honoring Clarice Lispector’s Life and Work

The Brazil LAB and the Lewis Center have been organizing a series of events celebrating the centennial of the luminous…

The Cene Scene: Centering Indigenous and Black Environments
Mon, Nov 16, 2020, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
AMS Workshop: Colloquium with Andrew Curley …
Clarice Lispector, 100 Years: A Tribute to Her Life and Work
Fri, Nov 13, 2020, 2:00 pm2:00 pm

A conference organized by the Brazil LAB and the Lewis Center for the Arts. Live-streamed to the Brazil LAB YouTube Channel.

Everything in the world began with a yes.
One molecule said yes to another molecule and life was born. 

- The Hour of the…

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Amazonia Undercover
Thu, Nov 5, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Online Film Screening and Discussion with Estevão Ciavatta, Rob Nixon, Ilona Szabó, and Beto Veríssimo

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On Patiency, or, Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There!
Thu, Oct 29, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

This presentation offers a preliminary series of thoughts on what ‘patiency’ might mean. Patiency is neither patience nor passivity; rather it suggests a kind of active and intentional yielding, in which there is creative potency. Patiency is an opening to resonance: sacred, aesthetic, therapeutic. It has to do with what the sixteenth century…

Virtually via Zoom
How can the study of religion correct errors, raise new questions, and elevate the public discourse?
Wed, Oct 28, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

"Black religion has mediated the relationship between whites and blacks for centuries. Not only has it worked to reverse the narrative of white supremacy, but it also translates black experience in ways that make it intelligible to others." 

So argues Professor of Anthropology Carolyn Rouse with her co-authors in Televised Redemption:…

Amazonia on Fire: Revealing Ecosystem Transformations and Threats with Science and Transparency
Thu, Oct 22, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Tasso Azevedo, Michael Celia and João Biehl.

Tasso Azevedo is a Brazilian scientist and social entrepreneur working on the field of forests, sustainability and climate change. He coordinates the SEEG Network, a system to estimate greenhouse gas emissions, and MapBiomas, a platform that produces…

The Ancestors Call from the Future
Thu, Oct 15, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Recently, there has been considerable interest in the concept of the ancestral or ‘ancestrality’ to designate the force of the past and those who went before in the lives of contemporary subjects. In some cases, the term merely refers to forebears, and does the work of memory and mourning. In other cases, it is intended to recognize the…

Virtual via Zoom
Lawrence Ralph will Present at Keller Center's Innovation Forum
Tue, Sep 29, 2020, 1:00 pm1:00 pm

The Humanities Council will partner with Keller Center to showcase humanities and social science innovation at the annual Innovation Forum. This is the first time since its inception in 2005 that the Forum will feature innovative research being…

Arts of Resistance: Tearing Down and Creating Monuments in Brazil
Thu, Sep 24, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Hélio Menezes and Lilia M. Schwarcz

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