The University of Illinois

The Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Workshop on Inequality in Education in Brazil and the United States


Alice B. Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL, Board Room, Second Floor
Friday, November 7, 2014

Sponsored by the College of Education, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives (WGGP), the Campus Inequality Initiative, and the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies

8:30 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 am Welcoming Remarks

9:20 am Setting the Scene—Educational Inequality in Brazil and the United States

10:00 am Racial Thought and Public Education in Early Twentieth Century Brazil

10:30 am BREAK

10:45 am Demographic Projections of the Estructure and the Labor Force Participation Rate for Brazil and its Regions Until 2030

11:15 am Inequality in K-12 Brazilian Schools

11:45 am Multiculturalism in the 'Post-Racial' Era: Examining Hegemony and (Re)Construction of Otherness in US Higher Education

12:15 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00 pm Public vs Private: Issues Involving the Recent Expansion of Higher Education in Brazil

2:30 pm Illinois Promise Program: An Overview with Research Results

3:00 pm Coffee Break

3:15 pm Higher Education in Brazilian Portraits: Reframing Concepts

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Wrap-up Panel