• 2024-05-08 - Dive into an enlightening conversation with Prof. Flavia Cristina Drumond Andrade, Acting Director of the Lemann Center for Brazilian studies and Prof. Gisela Sin, Director of the Center for Latin America and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) about UIUC’s connections to Latin America. This latest podcast from Learning & Labor by Niko Johnson-Fuller, touched on figures from Jorge Paulo Lemann and Werner Baer to Rafael Correa, and discussed the many ways that the university plays a role in the region. The full podcast are available at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/...
  • 2024-04-24 - 4/28 | 3pm | Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Please join us for an amazing performance by the Brazilian Jazz Ensemble in the Krannert Center! We are excited for their presentation and we hope to see you there!
  • 2024-04-09 - Check out these musical events that are a collaboration with the Lemann Center and high schools throughout Chicago!
  • 2024-03-27 - We are proud to share the publication of "Arab Brazil: Fictions of Ternary Orientalism," authored by Professor Waïl S. Hassan, a distinguished member of the Department of Comparative & World Literature and an affiliate of the Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies, now available through Oxford University Press.  This scholarly work presents an in-depth exploration of the representation of Arabs and Islam in a century of Brazilian literature and popular culture, from the early 1920 to the present. The book was supported by the Lemann faculty grant in 2011. For further...
  • 2024-02-14 -   Read our Daily Illini interview on the 2024 Carnaval at the Krannert Center!  Thank you for the spotlight and interview!      
  • 2023-12-27 - I'm delighted to share that the Campus Research Board has approved my proposal, titled "Portrait: Music for Clarinet and Piano with Iura de Rezende and Elisa Galeano." Furthermore, this proposal has been designated as an Arnold O. Beckman Award. The inspiration for this project stems from my dedication to researching Brazilian music, initially supported at the University of Illinois by the Lemann Center, for which I hold enduring gratitude. Iura de Rezende Ferreira Sobrinho
  • 2023-02-23 - Read about our 2023 Carnaval Celebration by Daily Illini! Thank you to Daily Illini for the highlight and article!    
  • 2020-02-18 - Read on about the YMCA 2020 Carnaval.