Contemporary Afro Brazil

The collection closes with sections dedicated to the Afro-Brazilian influence on soccer and modern-day politics, protest, and policy, as Afro-Brazilians struggle to overcome socioeconomic, racial, and political disparities.

Contemporary Afro Brazil

Contemporary Afro-Brazil: A Multidisciplinary Anthology exposes students to all aspects of Afro-Brazilian culture, including sports, music and dance, ideas of gender, socioeconomic and political disparities, and more. The anthology includes primary and secondary sources that emphasize and demonstrate the African influence in Brazilian culture from the beginning of the Atlantic Slave Trade to today. Over the course of 10 modules, students learn about the "discovery" of Brazil by the Portuguese, the establishment of the Atlantic Slave Trade, the existence (or not) of a racial democracy in Brazil, and how African traditions are often interwoven with Catholicism to create a unique religious practice and tradition. Additional readings explore the African influence on Brazilian dance, music, and film, the development and policing of favelas, and gender inequality in the nation. The collection closes with sections dedicated to the Afro-Brazilian influence on soccer and modern-day politics, protest, and policy, as Afro-Brazilians struggle to overcome socioeconomic, racial, and political disparities. Contemporary Afro-Brazil is a cross-disciplinary anthology designed to serve as a supplementary text for foundational courses in anthropology, history, political science, sociology, music, dance, religion, and gender studies that focus on Latin America and Brazil. Bonnie S. Wasserman, Ph.D., earned her doctorate in Portuguese with a minor in African languages and literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her M.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and her B.A. in Portuguese and Ibero-American studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an assistant professor of Africana studies at the University of Arizona. She is a two-time Fulbright scholar (Portugal, 1994-1995; Barbados, 2011). Her specific areas of academic expertise include Lusophone film and literature, African diaspora, Sephardic studies, and Latinx culture, to name a few.

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Contemporary Afro-Brazil
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Bonnie Wasserman
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08 - Publisher:

Contemporary Afro-Brazil: A Multidisciplinary Anthology exposes students to all aspects of Afro-Brazilian culture, including sports, music and dance, ideas of gender, socioeconomic and political disparities, and more. The anthology includes primary and secondary sources that emphasize and demonstrate the African influence in Brazilian culture from the beginning of the Atlantic
Contemporary Afro-Brazil (First Edition)
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Bonnie Wasserman
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-31 - Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Emanuelle Oliveira
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Purdue University Press

In the late 1970s, Brazil was experiencing the return to democracy through a gradual political opening and the re-birth of its civil society. Writing Identity examines the intricate connections between artistic production and political action. It centers on the politics of the black movement and the literary production of a
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Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Vinicius Mariano De Carvalho, Nicola Gavioli
Categories: Literary Criticism
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When Brazil was honored at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2013, the Brazilian author Luiz Ruffato opened the event with a provocative speech, claiming that literature, through its pervasive depiction and discussion of ‘otherness,’ has the potential to provoke ethical transformation. This book uses Ruffato’s speech as a starting point
Introspectives
Language: en
Pages: 83
Authors: Henry John Drewal
Categories: African American art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher:

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