Bate Papo Series: O olhar do turista afro-americano sobre o Brasil--A discussion with Patricia de Santana Pinho, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at SUNY Albany
Patricia de Santana Pinho is an anthropologist whose research and teaching focus on the topics of blackness, whiteness, racism, and forms of resistance to racism in Brazil, and more broadly in Latin America. She is the author of Mama Africa: Reinventing Blackness in Bahia (Duke University Press, 2010). Her current research project examines African American roots tourism in Brazil within the wider context of transnational black links of solidarity.
The Bate-Papo is a series of informal meetings of students, scholars, and invited guests to discuss issues of broad contemporary interest. Conversations will be primarily in Portuguese, but accessible to beginning Portuguese students.