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Raquel Luciana de Souza ─ Racial Democracy and Black Disposability in the City of Salvador, Bahia

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street

In this lecture, Professor de Souza seeks to explore through ethnographic narratives, the multilayered nuances of a complex scenario in which while black culture is consumed and exported as “exotic” expressions of “Brazilianess”, while state and civil society support and sanction multiple forms of violence against black/impoverished bodies.

Note: The talk will be conducted virtually via Zoom and not in person.

Brazil Initiative