Symposium on Regionalism in Brazilian History

Joseph Love
Professor Joseph Love

September 30, 2016
Alice Campbell Alumni Center

8:30 am – Breakfast

9:15 am – Introduction, Jerry Dávila, University of Illinois

9:30-11:45 am – Session 1 (There will be a coffee break from 10:30-10:45)

    • Barbara Weinstein, New York University
    • The Place of Regionalism in Transnational History: A View from São Paulo
    • Amilcar Martins, Federal University of Minas Gerais
    • Considerações sobre o regionalism brasileiro durante a Primeira República: o caso de Minas Gerais
    • Carlos Azzoni, University of São Paulo
    • Are there economic foundations for regionalism in Brazil?
    • James Woodard, Montclair State University
    • Places in Politics: Reflections
  • Chair: Marc Hertzman, University of Illinois

11:45-1:45 Lunch

Remarks by Joe Love, University of Illinois

1:45-3:15 Session 2

    • Ruben Oliven, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
    • The Peculiarities of Rio Grande do Sul, the Southernmost State of Brazil
    • Linda Lewin, University of California at Berkeley
    • A Regional Perspective on Brazil: Paraíba and Pernambuco, 1850-1930
    • Glen Goodman, University of Illinois
    • Tourism and the formation of regional identities in Brazil
  • Chair: Glen Goodman, University of Illinois

3:30-5:00 Session 3

    • Marcus Carvalho, Federal University of Pernambuco
    • Regional Politics and the Slave: The Case of the slaveship Bom Jesus dos Navegantes, Pernambuco, 1846
    • Judy Bieber, University of New Mexico
    • Reconsidering Regionalism in the Colonial Era: Bandeirismo in the Bahian-Mineiro borderlands, 1720-1770
    • Zephyr Frank, Stanford University
    • The Brazilian Far West: Regional Perspectives, 1870-1937
  • Chair: Jerry Dávila, University of Illinois