Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Lecture: "The Modern Taste of Musical 'Roots' in Brazilian Folk Music"

Wed, February 24, 2010 | MRH 2.610

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Elizabeth Travassos, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, will address the taste for the "roots" in Brazilian ideologies of culture. Two historic contexts are compared: the folk music and folk culture revival in the 1990s and the politically engaged song of the 1960s.

For more information, contact the Brazil Center at 512.471.8418.

Sponsored by: Brazil Center, LLILAS

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