31 March-3 April 2014: Brazil Week/Semana Brasil

Brazil Week / Semana Brasil 2014

From 31 March until 3 April, a wide range of activities are planned focusing on Brazil and its culture in national, Latin American and global contexts. Alongside academic events, there is a have-a-go workshop on Brazilian music and song (no prior knowledge of Portuguese required!), film screenings and more. All events are free! Come and join the Brazil Week!


Monday, 31 March: International symposium and Film screening

BRAZIL, 50 YEARS AFTER THE MILITARY COUP:REFLECTIONS AND TENDENCIES (history, politics, literature & popular culture)

13:15hs-18:30hs
Room 2, Academiegebouw, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden
Language: English and Portuguese

Full programme

Film: Peõs

FILM SCREENING: PEÕES (Dir. Eduardo Coutinho, 2004, 85 mins.)

Portuguese with English subs.
19.00hs - Lipsius 148
Places: first come, first served.


Tuesday, 1 April: International Film Symposium

INTERNATIONAL FILM SYMPOSIUM

(RE)CLAIMING THE ROAD: MOBILITY AND MOBILIZATION IN BRAZILIAN, LATIN AMERICAN AND GLOBAL CINEMA PERSPECTIVES

14:00-18:45hs
Room 1, Academiegebouw, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden
Language: English

Full programme


Wednesday 2 April: Brazilian music and Film screenings

Marcelo Godoy

Marcelo Godoy

WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL

BRAZILIAN MUSIC with MARCELO GODOY 

17.00-18.45hs – Lipsius 234
An evening of Bossa-Nova and Samba. Sing-along or just tap your feet!


Films

FILM SCREENINGS (connecting stories in Mexican and Brazilian cinema):

ALMA Y ESPERANZA (dir. Itandehui Jansen, 16mins)
O SOM AO REDOR (Neighbouring Sounds, dir. Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2012, 126mins)

English subs. 
19.00h- Lipsius 148
Places: first come, first served.

Thursday 3 April: Workshop on Portuguese and Public lecture

BILINGUISMO E LÍNGUAS EM CONTATO NO BRASIL
WORKSHOP ON PORTUGUESE IN CONTACT WITH OTHER LANGUAGES

Dr MariCarme Parafita Couto (Leiden) and Mr Ruan Mariano (Unicamp)
11hs-13hs - Van Wijkplaats 2/002 


Public lecture by prfoessor Ester Limonad

PUBLIC LECTURE: BRAZIL, CHALLENGES FOR A DIFFERENT DEVELOPMENT

Prof. dr. Ester Limonad (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil), holder of the 2014 Rui Barbosa Chair in Brazilian Studies
17:00 [sharp] till 18:00 - Faculty Club, Rapenburg 73, Leiden

Invitation to lecture


Further information and sponsors

For questions please contact Dr. S.L.A. Brandellero s.l.a.brandellero@hum.leidenuniv.nl or dr. M.L. Wiesebron m.l.wiesebron@hum.leidenuniv.nl 

Facebook Estudos Brasileiros Leiden – Brazilian Studies Leiden

Information about the locations


The Brazil Week is made possible thanks to the support of Leiden University, Faculty of Humanities, LUCAS, LUIH, LUCL, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Coimbra Group, Petrobras, Núcleo/Cátedra Rui Barbosa 

Organizing Committee: Marianne Wiesebron, Sara Brandellero, Tecia Vailati, Ruan Mariano,  Sara van Leersum, Daniela Nuñez Zurita

Last Modified: 24-03-2014