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CONF: Panels on Memory and Heritage of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic at BRASA 2012

Panels on Memory and Heritage of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic Region

Conference of the Brazilian Studies Association (September 6-8, 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

PANEL 1: 9:00-10:45, September 7, 2012 (Friday)

1.6 Memory and Heritage of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic Region, I
LOCAL: Levis Faculty Center 2nd floor

Panel Leader:
Mariana P. Candido, Princeton University

“A Black Hug, A Black Smile Brings Happiness”: The Church of Our Lady of Rosary of Black Men
(Salvador, Bahia), A Site of Memory of Slavery
Ana Lucia Araujo, Howard University

Memória do Cativeiro e Luta pelo Reconhecimento do Patrimônio Cultural Afrodescendente
Martha Abreu, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Between Racial Democracy and Affirmative Action: Contemporary Questions of Slavery Memory in
Rio de Janeiro
André Cicalo, Freie University Berlin

A Taste of Slavery: Bahia’s Past Explored through Gastronomic Artworks
Kimberly Cleveland, Georgia State University

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PANEL 2: 11:15-13:00, September 7, 2012 (Friday)

2.7 Memory and Heritage of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic Region, II (Levis Faculty
Center 2nd Floor)

Panel Leader:
Ana Lucia Araujo, Howard University

Memória da Escravidão e do Tráfico Atlântico de Escravos na Construção da Identidade
Quilombola
Hebe Mattos, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Embodied Memory and the Aesthetic Canvas of Afro-Brazilian Candomblé
Cheryl Sterling, New York University

A coleção africana no Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Mariza de Carvalho Soares, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Uncomfortable Pasts: Talking About Slavery in Angola
Mariana Candido, Princeton University
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(H/T Harriet Tubman Institute)

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