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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

PLAS Presents: Book Presentation: The Zapatista Movement and Mexico’s Democratic Transition by María Inclán

Wed, Mar 27, 2019, 12:00 pm

What happens to insurgent social movements that emerge during a democratic transition but fail to achieve their goals? How influential are they? Are they able to survive their initial mobilizing boom? To answer these questions, María Inclán looks at Mexico's Zapatista movement, whose emergence she argues was caught between "sliding doors" of...

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Brazil LAB: Writing by Ear: Clarice Lispector and the Aural Novel

Tue, Mar 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

In her new book Writing by Ear, Marília Librandi draws from the oeuvre of the wondrous Clarice Lispector, one of Brazil’s most prominent writers, to creatively articulate the relationship between orality and writing.

Location: 3rd Floor Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall

Brazil LAB: Black Feminisms across the Americas: A Tribute to Political Activist Marielle Franco

Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 1:45 pm to Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 2:00 pm

Black Feminisms across the Americas: A Tribute to Political Activist Marielle Franco will take place on March 14, 2019 (1:45-4:30 pm), at the 399 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building. The symposium is being organized by the Brazil LAB, and will bring together Brazilian and U.S.

Location: 399 Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building


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