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Struggles over Food, Fuel & Transportation in Brazil

Glendon Historian Gillian McGillivray’s Toronto Brazilian History Workshop V:
All are welcome to 3 visiting researcher talks in the HIST 4630 Brazil Globalization Seminar
When: March 6, 1:00-3:00 p.m.,
Where: Room A301, York Hall, Glendon Campus 2275 Bayview Ave
Struggles over Food, Fuel, and Transportation in Brazil
“Overpopulation or Overconsumption?A Brazilian Scientist’s Critique of Overpopulation Discourse during the Early Cold War, 1948-1973,” Dr. Eve Buckley, University of Delaware, author of Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil(University of North Carolina Press, 2017)
“Food and Hunger During Brazil’s Ethanol Boom, 1975-1985,” Dr. Thomas Rogers, Emory University, author of The Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil (University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
“Bus Rapid Transit and Rights to the City: Comparing Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba,” Dr. Bryan McCann, Georgetown University, author of several books including Hard Times in the Marvelous City: From Dictatorship to Democracy in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro(Duke University Press, 2013) and The Throes of Democracy: Brazil since 1989 (London: Zed Press, 2008)


Mar 06 2020


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


York Hall A301 @ Glendon College
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