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Fiction & Performance as Public Histories of Slavery & Race: Perspectives from Latin America

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
12:00 AM
1644 School of Social Work Building

10 am to 12 pm: Lecture by Ana Maria Gonçalves
Race and Slavery: How History and Stories are Made
Ana Maria Gonçalves is the author of several critically acclaimed works of fiction, winner of the 2007 Casa de Las Américas award for Brazilian Literature

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm: Panel Discussion
Slavery in Brazilian Literature: Three Moments
Keila Grinberg, History, UNIRIO (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Impossible Others: Theater, History, and Afro-descendants in Argentina
Lea Geler, History and Anthropology, CONICET/UBA (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Racial Storytelling in Contemporary Argentine Historical Fiction
Paulina Alberto, History and RLL (University of Michigan)