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Mar
6
Fri
Struggles over Food, Fuel & Transportation in Brazil @ A301 York Hall
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

All are welcome to 3 visiting researcher talks in the HIST 4630 Brazil Globalization Seminar (Glendon Historian Gillian McGillivray’s Toronto Brazilian History Workshop V), with support from Glendon College and York’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean

Struggles over Food, Fuel, and Transportation in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Brazil

“Overpopulation or Overconsumption? A Brazilian Scientist’s Critique of Overpopulation Discourse during the Early Cold War, 1948-1973,” Dr. Eve Buckley, University of Delaware author of Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil (University of North Carolina Press, 2017)

“Food and Hunger During Brazil’s Ethanol Boom, 1975-1985,” Dr. Thomas Rogers, Emory University, author of The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil (Univeristy of North Carolina Press, 2010)

“Bus Rapid Transit and Rights to the City: Comparing Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba,” Dr. Bryan McCann, Georgetown University, author of several books including Hard Times in the Marvelous City: From Dictatorship to Democracy in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro (Duke University Press, 2013) and The Throes of Democracy: Brazil since 1989 (London: Zed Press, 2008)