Thursday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 301, JW Marriott
Human Rights in the Luso-Brazilian World
Program arranged by the forum LLC Luso-Brazilian. Presiding: Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, Vanderbilt Univ.
1. “Human Rights and Social Responsibility: Ana Maria Machado and Brazilian Women Writers’ Tradition of Social Engagement,” Cristina Ferreira Pinto-Bailey, Washington and Lee Univ.
2. “Machado de Assis’s Stillborn: The Violent Matter of Black Bodies,” Fernando Rocha, Middlebury Coll.
3. “Making Human Rights Visible in Brazil’s Northeast: The Art and Activism of Aparecidos políticos,” Rebecca J. Atencio, Tulane Univ.
4. “Forming Rights: Human Rights and the Bildungsroman in Um defeito de cor,” Leila Maria Lehnen, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque