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Portuguese Program presents Xavier Vatin

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Xavier Vatin: Afro-Brazil: Race, Religion and Culture Xavier Vatin is an ethnomusicologist and associate professor of anthropology at Universidade Federal do Reconcavo de Bahia, Brazil. This event will be virtual. Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/9101164475 Meeting ID: 910 1164 4755

Migration Theater Series: Monday, November 16 @ 3pm

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The second event in the Migration Theater Series takes place on Monday, November 16 at 3pm.  We will host a video screening of Thomas Köck’s prize-winning play ‚atlas‘ under the direction of Schauspiel Wuppertal. This is the second event of the “Migration Theater” Series showcasing the importance of theater in German cultural and political life […]

Portuguese Program presents Brazilian Movie Nights: Forest Doctors

Movie Nights Fall 2020orest Doctors Forest Doctors, 57min, Dir: Jun Sakuma, 2015 https://jhu.kanopy.com/video/forest-doctorsmedicos-da-Floresta Imagine the reaction of natives, with little or no contact with civilization, who undergo surgery and are able to see again after years in the dark. Get to know this and other stories with the Brazilian Health Expedition in this fascinating doc. […]

Migration Theater Series: Thursday, December 3 at 2pm

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The third and final event in the Migration Theater Series takes place on Thursday, December 3, at 2pm, Eastern.  We will host a panel discussion “Migration Theater. What is at stake?” with Yunus Ersoy (Gorki, stepping in for Shermin Langhoff), Hakan Savaş Mican (author, Berlin Oranienplatz), Jenke Nordalm (director, atlas) und Thomas Köck (author, atlas). […]

Sand Formations: A Conversation on Literary Materialism

The symposium will include brief presentations and responses by Marina Bedran (JHU), Jane Bennett (JHU), Birgit M. Kaiser (Utrecht), Annina Klappert (Erfurt), Kai Merten (Erfurt), Katrin Pahl (JHU), Kathrin Thiele (Utrecht), and Rochelle Tobias (JHU). Please RSVP to kholton1@jhu.edu for the Zoom link.

Everything Together is the Whole

This lecture by Jacob Haubenreich of Southern Illinois University focuses on Thomas Bernhard and the limits of the literary work. The event will be held virtually. Please RSVP to Kimberly Holton to receive the Zoom link.

Images, Maps, Spaces – Cultural Techniques of the Visual

This colloquium is organized by MLL department visiting scholar Antje Pfannkuchen and brings together presentations and responses by Wilda Anderson (JHU), Jörg Dünne (HU Berlin), Ute Holl (Basel), Annina Klappert (Erfurt), Anand Pandian (JHU), Birgit Schneider (Potsdam), Kyle Stine (JHU), and Bernadette Wegenstein (JHU).  To register and receive the Zoom link, please contact pfannkuchen@jhu.edu. The […]

Portuguese Movie Nights: A coisa mais linda (Girls from Ipanema

Discussion of Episódio 1 of A coisa mais linda (Girls from Ipanema). Girls from Ipanema follows the story of Malu, a young and wealthy woman from Sã Paulo who moves to Rio de Janeiro to open a restaurant with her husband. Upon arriving, she discovers that he has abandoned her and fled with all the […]