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Monday, 29 December

632. Postcards from Brazil: Performing Race, Poverty, and Gender

3:30–4:45 p.m., Yerba Buena Salon 12, Marriott

Program arranged by the American Portuguese Studies Association

Presiding: Pedro Meira Monteiro, Princeton Univ.

1. “Performing the International Baiana: The Stardom of Racial Whitening,” Kathryn M. Sanchez, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

2. “Race Made in Brazil: Maria Carolina and Other Stars,” Ana Paula Ferreira, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

3. “Favela Rising, Favela Speaking: Representations of the Favela in Two Recent Documentaries,” Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira, Vanderbilt Univ.

For copies of abstracts, write to ksanchez2@wisc.edu after 1 Dec.

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