Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Joel Wolfe - O Grande Brasil: A Spatial History of the Making of a Nation

Thursday, April 13, 2017

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.

Professor Wolfe's Thomas E. Skidmore memorial lecture reinterprets modern Brazilian history by using geography as its starting point. Almost every key event, practice, and social arrangement in Brazil was fundamentally shaped by the nation's massive size.