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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

"Brazil: Race and Politics in the Americas" Symposium

Fri, September 16, 2005 • 9:00 AM • Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences Bldg. (ACES)

The purpose of this conference is to bring together academics and activists from the U.S. and Brazil working on race relations.

This two-day event aims to make possible a debate across disciplines, geography, and theoretical and practical perspectives. The discussion focuses on the following questions: What is the state of race relations in Brazil? What are the emerging theories and praxes effective in locating, addressing, and redressing racial injustice? Can there be global theories on race that link the Brazilian social realities to those of other countries of the Americas? The conclusions will generate plans and resources for building social justice in Brazil and throughout the Diaspora.

Sponsored by: Center for African and African American Studies, with support of the Brazil Center of LLILAS, College of Liberal Arts, and UT-Austin

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