Culture and Resistance in the Lusophone World

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9.30- 10am Welcome

 

10 – 11.15am

A History of resistance? Fighting slavery in the Atlantic world

Chair: ANDRZEJ STUART-THOMPSON

Angolan Prince Lourenço da Silva Mendonça’s Court Case, Vatican 1684-1686: Atlantic Slavery a Crime Against Natural, Human, Divine, and Civil Laws (JOSÉ LINGNA NAFAFÉ, Bristol)

A Black Brazilian in Boston: Emiliano F.B. Mundrucu and the Atlantic sphere of anti-slavery (1830-1863) LLOYD BELTON (Leeds)

 

11.15-30 BREAK

 

11:30 – 12:45pm

Contemporary Brazil: oppressive legacies, resistance strategies

Chair: GEORGIA NASSEH

Popular song, resistance and authoritarianism in contemporary Brazil DAVID TREECE (KCL)

Decolonialism and the classroom: how to teach humanities in Brazilian universities in the 21st century CAROLIN OVERHOFF FERREIRA (Unifesp - TORCH)

 

12:45 – 2pm LUNCH

 

2pm – 3.30pm

Portuguese-Speaking Africa: From resisting colonial rule to resisting the coloniality of power

Chair: OLIVIA GLAZE

Revolutionary Women/Women of the Revolution: reflections on female heroism and anti-heroism in Mozambique MARIA TAVARES (QMUB)

Translating Resistance, Resisting Translation: Michael Wolfers and the 1978 English Translation of José Luandino Vieira's A Vida Verdadeira de Domingos Xavier GEORGIA NASSEH (Oxford)

Popular Music, Urban Disorder and Political Memory in Luanda CHLOE BUIRE (LAM)

 

3.30 – 4pm BREAK

 

4pm – 5.15 Religion as Resistance

Chair: JOSÉ LINGNA NAFAFÉ

Prophecy as Resistance on the coast of Africa: A Comparative Approach RAMON SARRO (Oxford) and MARINA TEMUDO (Lisbon University)

Presentation of the film Chasing Shadows co-authored by M. Temudo, R. Sarro and film director Roger Canals

 

5.15pm Concluding remarks

 

The event is open to the general public, all welcome

 

For more information check out the poster for this conference here.

www.torch.ox.ac.uk//event/culture-and-resistance-in-the-lusophone-world
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