Struggles over Food, Fuel & Transportation in Brazil

March 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
York Hall A301 - Glendon College

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)