Creative Arts and Cultural Studies

Culture and artistic production is a recognized catalyst for social and political change in government, business, and social organization. The Global Center in Rio examines and advances the methods, metrics, and practices applied in this field through exchange between academia and cultural institutions. Working closely with the Columbia School of the Arts, the Rio Center provides training, promotes debate, and organizes lectures and master classes on cinema, television writing, screenwriting, translating and creative writing.

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Exposições Internacionais de Arte ‘No-Boundaries’ reúnem Juventude Global

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August 16, 2017

Paul Beatty talks about racism for a receptive audience in FLUP

The professor was invited to participate in the panel “Variações Sobre um Velho Tema” (Variations on an old theme) together with the writer Joana Gorjão Henriques (Portugal) and the Brazilian anthropologist Julio de Tavares to debate racism, the African diaspora and colonialism.

July 11, 2016

Literature and translation lead to full audience in Rio, São Paulo and Paraty

Professors William Wadsworth, Administrative Academic Director of the Creative Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of The Arts, and Paulo Henriques Britto, from the Literature Department of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro talked on the Master Class “Word for word: Creative Writing and Literary Translation”, held at Estação das Letras (Rio de Janeiro) on July 6th.

August 24, 2015

Opportunity for Brazilian Scholar at Columbia University

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