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Brazil LAB: Technological Leapfrogging in the Global South: The Case of Brazil

Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

A conversation with José Goldemberg (world-renowned Brazilian scientist and a leading expert on energy and the environment) and Eric Larson (Senior Research Engineer at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and Princeton Environmental Institute Associated Faculty).

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson

Jennifer Leeman- Negotiating Race in the US Census: The production of identity in Spanish-language interviews

Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 4:30 pm

In the US, the decennial census is the single activity in which all residents are required to participate, regardless of age, citizenship or immigration status. Researchers across disciplines have critically analyzed the Census Bureau’s ethnoracial classification system, together with its ideological and political underpinnings.

Location: 010 East Pyne

Princeton Preview: Languages Open House

Mon, Apr 15, 2019, 10:30 am

Explore the languages of East Pyne!

Sample international food delicacies while you learn about exciting opportunities including: study abroad programs, international research and internships, and courses on literature and culture.

Location: Chancellor Green Upper Hyphen

Building Bridges with Data

Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 8:30 am

How do we ethically engage with physical (print) archives in the twenty first century? How do we access, create, and maintain archives for global change? In short, how do we build transcontinental bridges across cultures and institutions through a shared interest in archival data?

Location: Center for Digital Humanities, Firestone Library (Floor B)

Drag Kings: An Archeology of Spectacular Masculinities in Latino America

Thu, Apr 11, 2019 (All day) to Fri, Apr 12, 2019 (All day)

Drag Kings: An Archeology of Spectacular Masculinities in Latino America will debate the future of gender in the unequal, plural, and contradictory space that we call Latino America.

Location: 010 East Pyne and 106 McCormick

Jennifer Pedraza- Movimiento Estudiantil Universitario Colombiano

Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 4:30 pm

En defensa del derecho a la educación

Location: 105 Chancellor Green

PLAS Presents: Leonardo Cardoso: State Acoustics in Brazil

Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 12:00 pm

In this talk, I discuss two case studies related to my second book project. First, I consider the adoption of ShotSpotter, a device that detects and locates impulsive sounds to alert the police whenever gunshots are fired. In the early 2010s, ShotSpotter was installed in two urban areas in Brazil with high rates of gun violence.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Princeton Preview: Languages Open House

Tue, Apr 9, 2019, 10:30 am

Explore the languages of East Pyne!

Sample international food delicacies while you learn about exciting opportunities including: study abroad programs, international research and internships, and courses on literature and culture.

Location: Chancellor Green Upper Hyphen

Brazil LAB: Distributive Issues in Brazil (and what to do about them)

Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 12:00 pm

A conversation with Arminio Fraga *85 (Economist and Co-Founder of Gávea Investments) and Thomas Fujiwara (Assistant Professor of Economics).

Read more here.

Lunch will be served at 11:50 am.

 

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

PLAS Presents: Pablo Piccato: Poetry in the Public Sphere in Republican Mexico: A Reading of Ignacio Ramírez

Wed, Apr 3, 2019, 12:00 pm

In the middle of the national crisis prompted by the US invasion of 1846 and a heated debate against monarchists, liberal intellectual Ignacio Ramírez, "El Nigromante", wrote about the limits and the future of poetry. This paper argues that poetry was a central dimension of political discourse in post independence Mexico.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

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