Lorraine Leu

Visions of Social Difference: Race, Space, and Visuality in Rio de Janeiro

January 12, 2018
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

 

 

Room 122
Knight Library Collaboration Center
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Visions of Social Difference: Race, Space, and Visuality in Rio de Janeiro

A discussion with Dr. Lorraine Leu, Associate Professor of Brazilian Studies, Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) & Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Leu’s talk centers around pictorial representations of blackness in a neighborhood destroyed in 1922 and unpacks the visions of social difference they produce. These images include paintings, lithographs, political cartoons, and photographs that mobilize ways of looking that help us to understand the spatial and cultural constructions of racialized others. › Continue reading

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