Highlights

Highlights

History Event Detail

UC Irvine Student Center

XVII Southern California Conference of Brazilian Studies

Department: History

Date and Time: February 10, 2018 | 9:30 AM-6:00 PM

Event Location: HG 1010

Event Details


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Saturday, February 10, 2018
University of California-Irvine
Humanities Gateway 1010 (Building 611 on UCI Campus Map)

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Organized by UCI Latin American Studies and History Department. Sponsored by UCI Humanities Commons, UCI Visual Studies, UCI Spanish and Portuguese, and Soka University of America-International Studies Concentration.

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Conference Schedule

9:45: Welcoming Words from Conference Committee

10:00am-11:30 am, Chair: Adriana Johnson, UCI
Juliana M. Zanotto, Social Ecology, UCI: Global Suburbs: “Local and Global Dynamics in the Production of Space in Brazil”
Renato Balbim, UCI Visiting Scholar: “Excluded And Segregated Urban Model. The Housing Policy In Brazil: Overview And Perspectives”
Fabrizio Almeida Marodin, Economics UCI, Marcelo Savino Portugal (UFRS, Brazil): “Central Bank Credibility, Inflation Expectations and the Transmission of Exchange Rate Shocks in Brazil”
Commentator: Steven Topik, UCI

11:45am-1:15pm, Chair: Steven Topik, UCI
Catherine Benamou, Film & Media Studies, UCI: “The ‘Urban Turn’ in Brazilian Millennial Telenovelas:  a Pathway to the Transnational and Translocal?”
Israel Pechstein, Portuguese, University of Wisconsin-Madison: “The Body and Violence in Clarice Lispector’s The Hour of the Star (1977)”
Adriana Johnson, Comparative Literature, UCI: “The unusual case of Eduardo Coutinho's Um dia na vida”.
Commentator: Ben Cowan, History, UC San Diego

1:15-2:30pm, Lunch

2:30-4:00pm, Chair: Alex Borucki, History, UCI
Amy Buono, History of Art and Architecture, UC Santa Barbara: “Shifting Perspectives in Ancient Amazonian Art: Marajó Funerary Urns”
Kittiya Lee, History, California State U. Los Angeles: “Cannibal Theologies in Colonial Portuguese America (1549-1759): Translating the Christian Eucharist as the Tupinambá Pledge of Vengeance”
José Juan Perez Melendez, History, UC Davis: “Shareholder Oligarchies: Companies and the Peopling of Post-Independence Brazil”
Commentator: Ian Read, Soka University

4:30-6:00 pm, Chair: Alex Borucki, UCI
Panel: Textiles, “Microbes, and Photographs: Material Goods and Culture within São Paulo’s Landscape and Brazil’s Early Republic”
Ian Read, History, Soka University: “São Paulo’s ‘Exceptionalism’ and Brazilian Regional Inequality? Consider Disease”
Molly Ball, History, Rochester University: “Please Bring Socks and Paper!: Paulista industrial shortcomings revealed”
Briana Simmons, Art History, Santa Monica College: “The Idyllic Plantation in “Magic Mirrors:” Nineteenth-Century Photography of Brazilian Coffee Fazendas”
Commentator: Jessica Graham, History, UC San Diego

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All sessions are free and open to public. For further information contact aborucki@uci.edu

For Humanities Gateway 1010 (HG1010), recommended parking locations are Parking Lot 7 and Mesa Parking Structure. For pricing and permit details, please visit https://www.parking.uci.edu/permits/visitorpermits.cfm.