Skip Navigation
UT wordmark
College of Liberal Arts wordmark
caaas masthead
Cherise Smith, Ph.D, Director JES A232A, Mailcode D7200, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-1784

Zumbi dos Palmares: Afro-Brazilian Conscious Day

Mon, November 30, 2009 • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM • ISES Gallery - Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (JES A230)

db-image

 

Zumbi dos Palmares: Black Brazilian Consciousness Day 2009

Black bodies, places and spaces: building political actions in the African Diaspora

 

 

DATE:  November 30th 2009

TIME: 12:00 – 5:00 pm 

VENUE: ISESE Gallery/Warfield Center (Jester Center A232A)

 

 

12:00pm - Opening Remarks

Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Director of the John L. Warfield Center, University of Texas

 

12:15pm – Lunch

(Catered by Sao Paulo’s Brazilian Restaurante)

 

1:00pm - Panel- Black Bodies and Knowledge: Building Political Actions

Dr. Edmund T. Gordon, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas

The Experience of the University of Texas: Political Actions for the Inclusion of Black Faculty and Black Graduate Students.

 

Dr. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Associate Professor, Department of Theater & Dance, The University of Texas

The Austin Project - A Collaborative Venture Among Women of Color Artists, Scholars and Activists and their allies.

 

2:30pm - Panel - Spaces and Places: Political Projects and Alternatives in the Academia

Martvs das Chagas - Black Faculty and Black Students in Brazilian Academia: for the Promotion of Racial Equality/Brazil

Dr. Joao Vargas, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of Texas

Brazilian Experience: Political Questions and Theories of the African Diaspora.

 

3:30pm - Keynote speaker

Joselina da Silva, Department of Sociology at the University of Ceara/Brazil

Gender, Race and Class: Trajectories and Demands for Academic Activism.

 

5:00pm - Closing Remarks

 

Organized and Hosted by: Afro-Brazilian International Study Group (NIEAB)

Sponsored by: The John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies and The Department of History, The University of Texas


Bookmark and Share

bottom border