Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian Identity
Guest Lecturer: David T. Haberly, Professor, Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese and Latin American Studies
David T. Haberly (Ph.D., Harvard, 1966) is a Professor of Portuguese at the University of Virginia. Prof. Haberly's publications include: Three Sad Races: Racial Identity and National Consciousness in Brazilian Literature (1983); editor, Brazilian volume, Cambridge History of Latin American Literature (1997); editor, Machado de Assis, Quincas Borba (1 998); articles on Luso-Brazilian literature, nineteenth-century North American and Argentine literature, Borges, García Márquez, comparative literature, Catalan literature.
FILM: "Bahia: Africa in the Americas" (VHS 4236) Dr. Sheila Walker examines how elements of African culture are powerfully expressed in the food, art, dance, and most importantly, the Candomble (Umbanda) religion of the Afro-Brazilian majority of the state of Bahia.
must see the film *BEFORE* class; there will be two showings at the