Brazilian Writers Speaker Series, Discussion 3

Natalia Borges Polesso, Brazilian author and journalist

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 02:00 pm - 03:15 pm

Language Learning Center, Lab 1

Ortega Hall, 1st Floor


This event revolves around three discussions with prominent female Brazilian authors. The first discussion, held on March 22, with author Cristiane Sobral, included a conversation with UNM Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Dr. Paulo Dutra. This first discussion session addressed 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.

Cristiane Sobral, Brazilian poet, activist and author
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Ana Paula Maia, Brazilian author and screen writer
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Natalia Borges Polesso, Brazilian author and journalist
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This event is free and open to the public.