Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative


Brown University offers a variety of core selections and interdisciplinary courses on Brazil in the departments of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, History, Africana Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology and more.

Fall 2019 Courses

Africana Studies

AFRI0210, Afro Latin Americans and Blackness in the Americas

AFRI0670, Global Black Radicalism

AFRI1020D, Race, Rights and Rebellion

AFRI1210, Afro-Brazilians and the Brazilian Polity


HIST1310, History of Brazil

HIST1966Q, Colonial Encounters and the Creation of Latin America


HMAN2400S, Race, Nation, Immigration

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

LACA1503Q, Politics of Indigeneity in Brazil

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

POBS0110, Intensive Portuguese

POBS0280, Mapping Food, Eating Meaning, Making Community: A Welcome to the Lusophone World

POBS0400, Writing and Speaking Portuguese

POBS0711, Brazilian Democracy in Literature and History

POBS 0810, Belonging and Displacement: Cross-Cultural Identities

POBS 2500G, Nation and Narration

For more info, visit: https://cab.brown.edu/