Black Social Movements and Student Activism in Contemporary Brazil

Event Start Date: February 15, 2017 3:30 PM
Event End Date: February 15, 2017 5:00 PM

Don't miss this incredible event featuring three Brazilian activists!

Location: Atrium, Ustler Hall

There will be an exhibition of Annie Gonzaga Lorde's work on the same day, between 9am - 6pm.

Guest Speakers: 

Ana Luiza Mahin is a Black student activist and Cuban Studies scholar at the Federal University Fluminense in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro.

Annie Gonzaga Lorde is a Black lesbian, activists, antiracist and decolonial graffiti artist, watercolorist and speaker.  She has exhibited her work in Europe, Latin America with up-coming exhibitions in the Caribbean and the United States.  

Jessica Ipolito, but you can call her “Jész,” is a fat, Black, lesbian who is the daughter of a single Black mother and white father (omitted). She is the fruit of the miscegenation that came to produce Blackness in its various tones! She loves fashion and lives to re-invent and to adorn herself. She is also a part of Blogeiras Negras (Black Women Bloggers).  She is also known for her internationally renown blog “Gorda Sapatão” (Fat Dyke) that addresses the questions of race, gender, sexual inequalities as well as fatness, bodies and notions of beauty.