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 2018 Courses

Africana Studies

AFRI1020C, The Afro-Luso-Brazilian Triangle

Comparative Literature

COLT0711K, Arab Voices beyond the Middle East: Cultural Encounters in Europe and the Americas


HIST1310, History of Brazil

HIST1967L, Politics and Culture Under The Brazilian Military Dictatorship, 1964-1985

Political Science

POLS2210, Governing Federal Systems

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

POBS0110, Intensive Portuguese

POBS0400, Writing and Speaking Portuguese

POBS 0990, Mapping Cross-Cultural Identities

POBS1090, Portuguese-speaking Cultures Via Film

POBS 1800F, The Lusophone World and the Struggle for Modernity

POBS 2500N, Got Rights? Human Rights and Contemporary Brazilian Literature

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