Africa in Brazil

Thursday, October 25, 2018
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

João Reis
Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

Roquinaldo Ferreira
Brown University

Africans represent the single largest group of arrivals in Brazil, a country that today boasts the largest Afro-descendant population in the world outside of Nigeria. In this presentation, historians João Reis and Roquinaldo Ferreira discuss the arrivals’ ethnic origins in Africa, their response/resistance to slavery, and their contribution to the formation of a national culture.


Oct. 25, 2018 - 6:00 PM
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