Year of Brazil

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Lecture documents slavery in Brazil

The drums pound while voices, young and old, form tribal harmonies as they dance as one in a circle of community. Their wind struck faces with lines of age eye the camera with stoic curiosity. This is just one of many scenes featured in Hebbe Mattos’ documentary film series “Presents Past.” The films shed light […]

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Projeto Morrinho comes to Queens College

As part of Queens College’s Year of Brazil initiative, Projeto Morrinho has come to Queens College to build a favela — a model of the QC community — in front of the Science Building. The elaborate project is funded by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture and will continue until September 19. Morrinho — translated from […]

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Queens College learns from the Year of Brazil

Walking around Queens College, colorful posters and multicolored flags adorn the campus. That’s because this year, Brazil was chosen as part of QC’s Year of Initiative. To show the college’s dedication to global education, each year QC focuses on the diverse contributions of a specific country. During the 2010-2011 academic year, QC focused on China. […]

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