Monday, June 1, 2015 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
St John's College, Oxford
A Symposium Sponsored by the TORCH Global Brazil Network.
Map can be found here. The Barn is number 19 on the map; it is located at the northern end of the St John's campus, just where St Giles turns into Banbury Road (and just north of the 21 St Giles entrance).
11:00am: Coffee/Tea, Arrivals
Session 1 – Cultural Production from the Quintessential Periferia
Margaret Clarke (University of Portsmouth)
“Poetry, Silence, Applause: Saraus and the Creation of Cultural Circuits of Resistance in Brazil's Urban Peripheries”
Cláudia Canto (Novelist and Journalist)
“Transforming Communities, Emerging Subjects: Women as Cultural and Literary Agents in Urban Brazil”
Session 2 – Translating Bossa Nova
David Treece (King’s College, London)
“Song in Translation: Music, Text, Performance”
Frederick Moehn (King’s College, London)
“Bossa Nova Guitar: Reflections on Selected Moments from Its Origins and Its Development in the U.S. Context”
4:00pm: Screening of Claudia Canto Documentary Film
5:00pm: Wine Reception
***RSVP: Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 29 May if you intend to join us for lunch.
Contact name: Jason Stanyek
Contact email: email@example.com
Audience: Open to all