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405. Why Race Matters: Rewriting the Lusotropical Nation

Wednesday, 7 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Cedar, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Kathryn M. Sanchez, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

1. "Intersections of Race and Modernity," Kathryn M. Sanchez

2. "'New Man' in the Tropics: The Influence of Nietzsche on Gilberto Freyre," Jeroen Dewulf, Univ. of California, Berkeley

3. "Lusotropicalist Matters: The Knot of Discourse, Pleasure, and Production," Ana Paula Ferreira, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities

4. "Blacks versus Whites: Self-Denomination, Soccer, and Race Representations in Brazil," Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira, Vanderbilt Univ.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Portuguese, Luso-Brazilian, and Lusophone Literatures

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