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.
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
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 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.
Since 2012, the Lemann Foundation has been supporting the Science without Borders (SWB) program at partner universities: Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and UCLA.
The Master Class “How to Write Scripts for Television”, part of the second edition of our course TV Writing Intensive in Rio, was a success.
Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro Director and the mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes, were joined by two Columbia deans and the provost at a ceremony on April 16th to sign the agreement for creating the Rio Columbia Innovation Hub.
On August 12th and 13th 2015, Columbia University's Center for Brazilian Studies held a conference on Mobile Learning.