“What’s So ‘New’ About the New Multicultural Brazil?” by Jeffrey Lesser, history department chair at Emory University, author of A Discontented Diaspora: Japanese-Brazilians and the Meanings of Ethnic Militancy (Duke, 2007) and other books on immigrants and minorities in Brazil. Lesser analyzes the changes in that country’s ethnic and cultural mix due to immigration policies that have attracted Europeans, Japanese, Middle Easterners, Koreans, Palestinians and most recently Bolivians and Africans.
Nov. 19, 2:30-4:30 pm
Cajú, Flavours of Brazil, 922 Queen St. W.
Space is limited, so RSVP by Wednesday.
On Monday, two lectures will be delivered back-to-back at Glendon: