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Whiteness and Resentment among the Brazilian Middle-Classes

April 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series invites you to its discussion titled, “ Whiteness and Resentment among the Brazilian Middle-Classes ” with Suzana Maia, Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at the Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia (UFBR).

 

Suzana Maia is Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at the Federal University of Reconcavo da Bahia (UFBR), in Brazil. She is the author of Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York (Vanderbilt University Press, 2012), and of a number of articles on sexuality and transnationalism. She has also done research on women’s grassroots quilombola movement in Bahia, looking at the possibilities and limits of feminist alliances between women from different backgrounds. She is currently a Postdoctoral Visiting Researcher in the Department of Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center (CUNY), developing research on Whiteness among the Middle-Classes in Brazil.

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Date:
April 13, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

802 International Affairs Building
420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Phone:
212-854-4643
Website:
ilas.columbia.edu