Cidanania, Cultura, e Participacao/Citizenship, Culture, and Participation
Taught in Portuguese, with texts in Portuguese and English, the course integrates visiting lectures and readings with experience and on-site research into popular culture, cultural activism and social movements. Begins with readings and discussion of concepts and history of citizenship and cultural activism in Brazil, then centers on specific issues or movements. (ex: social entrepreneurship and peripheral cultures; AIDS education; performing arts and favela activism). One course.