Lemann Graduate Forum

Friday, November 20, 2020

Zoom Link (Registration Required):
https://illinois.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpdeigrDooGN0aFA4B79b5EU6M6KT9agHD

10:00 am – Welcome

10:05 am to 11:05 am – Humanities

  • Carmen Gallegos Pérez, “Quantifying Amazonia: Visual Narratives in International Exhibitions during the Rubber Boom (Chicago 1893 – New York 1912)”
  • Thaís Rezende Da Silva De Sant’ana, “Perceptions of Crisis and Interregional Mobility in Late 19th Century Northern Brazil”

11:15 am to 12:30 pm – Keynote and Lunch Break

Thula de Oliveira Pires, PUC-Rio, “Colonialismo jurídico e economia política da plantação no Brasil” (Juridical Colonialism and Political Economy of the Plantation in Brazil – simultaneous interpretation into English will be available on separate audio channel on Zoom)

 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm – Social Sciences

  • Cintia Martins Freitas, “Collective Candidacies and New Municipalism in Brazil: Possibilities for Greater Gender Equality in Local Politics”
  • Flávia Batista Da Silva, “Foreign Policy, Fear-Mongering Campaigns, and Fake News: Bolsonaro’s Electoral Campaign in Brazil (2018)”

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm – STEM

  • Vinicios Poloni Sant’Anna, “The Direct and Indirect Effects of Credit Shocks on Exporter and Importer Firms”
  • Ana Paula Spranger Corrêia de Oliveira, “Event-based Decision-making for Distributed Brazilian Agricultural Systems”

2:30 pm – Conclusion