CLAIS hosts U.S.-Brazil Studies Conference

  • The first event of the conference was a special pop-up exhibit at the Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscripts Library. There was a special viewing of a selection of rare materials relating to Brazil from the 16th century.
  • Opening comments are made by these four esteemed guests. From left to right: Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, Kenneth Jackson, Felipe Sartori Sigollo, Claudia Valeggia
  • Jung-Eun Lee (Assistant Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Brown University) gives her presentation during the first moderated section: “Anthropology, Ecology, and Environmental Sciences.”
  • Suzanne Oakdale (Associate Professor of Convener and Ethnology at the University of New Mexico) gives her presentation during the session on “Anthropology, Ecology, Environmental Sciences.”
  • Cesar Braga-Pinto (Professor of Brazilian Literature at Northwestern University) asks the first panel a question.
  • After individual presentations, there is a Q&A panel with the three speakers. From left to right: Bette Loiselle, Jung-Eun Lee, Suzanne Oakdale and the moderator, Florencia Montagnini.
  • The second session pertained to “Law and Political Science” and engaged with the central question, “How does the foreign view of the American academy contribute to the development of research on Brazilian politics and institutions in both countries?” From left to right: Daniel Vargas, Sergio Guerra, Dave Trubek, Fabio de Sa e Silva.
  • Sergio Guerra, Dean of the FGV Law School, gives his presentation during the second session of the conference.
  • The conference was held in Henry R. Luce Hall, which also houses the MacMillan Center Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies.
  • Albert Ko (Department Chair of Epidemiology at Yale University) in discussion with Marcia Castro (Professor of Demography at Harvard University) after the fourth session of the second day, “Public Health and Medicine.”
December 19, 2018