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Lecture: Landscape and Identity in Black Amazonia

Thursday, March 2 at 4 pm

Upcoming Lecture: Thursday, March 2 at 4 pm (Library Gallery) Professor Oscar de la Torre is a historian in Africana Studies at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He researches environmental history in Brazil and the involvement of its residents in protecting land rights around the Amazon River over the past two centuries. His talk will be on ethnoterritorial land rights, haunted sites, memory, and the history of black Quilombo slaves in Brazil. 

Funded by English Department's Environment and Pedagogy Initiative and Africana Studies

Posted: February 15, 2023, 10:46 AM