April 10, 2002
Afro-Brazilian scholars discuss race,
gender and democracy at CSUS Forum
Sacramento audiences have the chance
to hear current issues on race and democracy in the Americas
at California State University, Sacramento. Afro-Brazilian
scholars will discussions gender, race and democracy Monday,
April 22 through Friday, April 26 at the University Union.
The program features a lecture from one scholar each day at
noon Monday, April 22 through Wednesday, April 24 and concludes
with a panel discussion at noon Thursday, April 25.
Monday, April 22, Vera Benedito of Michigan State University
and CUNY will speak on "Equal Opportunity Policies in
Neoliberal Times: Some Relections on Recent Brazilian Experiments
in Race-Based Social Policy," in the University Union
Tuesday, April 23, Denise da Silva, a professor at the University
of California at San Diego, will speak on "Global Territories
of Legality: The Female Cutting Debate and the Emergence of
a Raced/Gendered Subject," in the University Union Delta
Wednesday, April 24, Raquel de Souza of the University of
Maryland, College Park will speak on "From Coal to Cream
and the Myth of Racial Democracy," in the University
Union Student Board Chambers.
The program concludes Friday, April 26 with a panel discussion
on "Race and Democracy in the Americas, from the Perspective
of the Next Generation of Afro-Brazilian Scholars," in
the University Union Delta Suite.
For more information call the CSUS Pan African studies department
(916) 278-7570 or the CSUS ethnic studies department at (916)
For further information, send an e-mail
public affairs at (916) 278-6156. For ticketed events, call
the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.
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