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.
Rio de Janeiro
The power of the translation and its challenges and peculiarities were the theme of a discussion at FLIP this year at the table "The translation in Brazil - transcending borders" at the Silo Cultural Institute
Columbia University Chaplain Jewelnel Davis recently spent a week in Rio de Janeiro, following her trip to Chile.
The Rio de Janeiro Alumni Club inaugurated a brownbag seminarseries at the Center on August 19th.
Columbia School of the Arts Dean Carol Becker recently visited Rio de Janeiro with Columbia Film Program Chair Ira Deutchmen and Professor Richard Peña to plan new collaborative programs for the coming year with local partners.
Columbia University has announced the second Request for Proposals for the President’s Global Innovation Fund.
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has announced plans to provide grants to faculty members to leverage and engage Columbia’s Global Center network.
Columbia Global Centers recently hosted two discussions at its Rio de Janeiro Center to launch the inaugural Columbia Global Debates, a pilot program connecting all eight centers and the main campus with a live audience in Brazil.
Columbia Global Debates is a new format for public discussions on global issues filmed before a studio audience and streamed live around the world.
The ceremony took place at the Guanabara Palace, home of the governor of Rio de Janeiro state, where President Lee C. Bollinger launched the eighth global center of the network exactly a year ago.