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Campus Public Engagement

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CLACS organizes public events on Brazil and Portuguese. It also provides support to other campus programming initiatives, including literature and cultural events organized by the Portuguese Program. Recent events include:

Brazil Business Summit 2013, Madison (October 14, 2013), organized by LACIS, Dept of Portuguese, Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), Division of International Studies, UW-Madison, with Brazilian Business Outreach and the Brazilian Consulate of Chicago. Additional support provided by CLACS, UW-Milwaukee

April 18, 2013

Film screening: Father’s Chair (A cadeira do pai), 35th annual Latin American Film Series

April 9, 2013

Ambassador Paulo Camargo (Consul-General, Brazilian Consulate of Chicago), “Promoting the Portuguese Language in the Midwest”

November 12, 2012

Poetry reading by Salgado Maranhao

July 13, 2012

Natasha Borges Sugiyama (Political Science, UWM), “New Social Welfare Policy in the Americas: Implications for Gendered Citizenship,” and “Motherhood and Brazil's Bolsa Família: Findings from the Field,” CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: The Politics of Motherhood in Latin America

April 18, 2012

Ana Klobucka (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth), Portuguese Lecture Series

April 18, 2012

Film screening: Day of Black (Dia de preto), 34th annual Latin American Film Series

March 28, 2012

Onésimo Almeida (Brown University), Portuguese Lecture Series

February 22, 2012

Nelson Viera (Brown University), Portuguese Lecture Series

July 6, 2011

Cassio Muniz (Political Science, UWM), “Lula and the Workers' Party: the Rise of the New Left in Brazil,” and “Innovative Social Policies in Brazil,” CLACS Summer Teacher Institute: The New Left in Latin America

May 13-15, 2011

12th annual Capoeira Angola Conference

April 8, 2011

Brazil Day, featuring Ambassador João Almino, Consul General, Brazilian Consulate of Chicago)

April 5, 2011

Film screening: Peixe vermelho and Smoke Gets in your Eyes (É proibido fumar) 33rd annual Latin American Film Series

February 14, 2011

Kenneth Jackson (Yale University), “The Worlds of the Brazilian Short Story”