Brazilian Writers Speaker Series

Cristiane Sobral

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 | 03:15 pm

Latin American and Iberian Institute (801 Yale Blvd NE)

801 Yale Blvd NE (campus building #165)


This event revolves around three discussions with prominent female Brazilian authors. The first discussion, on March 22, with Cristiane Sobral, will also include a conversation with UNM Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Dr. Paulo Dutra. This first discussion session will address racial issues in Brazil as seen in the author's work.

The second discussion, on April 12 with Ana Paula Maia, will delve into the ecological imaginings in the author's book De gados e homens.

The third and final discussion session, taking place on April 19, will also address environmental themes in the author's novel A extinção das abelhas.

Ana Paula Maia, Brazilian author and screen writer
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Cristiane Sobral, Brazilian poet, activist and author
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Natalia Borges Polesso, Brazilian author and journalist
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This is a hybrid event - in person at LAII or register via Zoom.