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Beyond Anthropophagy: Cultural Modernities between Brazil and France

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French and the Global Humanities, Brazil, Modernism

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM Central

Where: John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Cintia Vezzani  

Group: French and the Global Humanities (Buffett Institute)

Co-Sponsor: Department of French and Italian
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
French Interdisciplinary Group

Category: Academic


Broadly inspired by an upcoming Tarsila do Amaral exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, Beyond Anthropophagy: Cultural Modernities Between Brazil and France will explore Brazilian/French literary, artistic, and intellectual interactions between the wars in terms of recent debates about “world literature,” “world art,” and “global modernity.”

Keynote: “Brazilian Modernism: Nocturnes,” Flora Süssekind (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro)

Co-sponsored by: Department of Art History, Department of French and Italian, Global Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies (TGS), Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, and the Vernon Jackson Fund


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