2013 Rio de JaneiroSummer AbroadProgram
Welcome! Program is the following     Academic course on theory and politics of the African      Diaspora        Classr...
Uerj Classes take place in one of Rio de Janeiro’s main  universities   First to implement affirmative action in 2003  ...
Translators and        Portuguese classes Classes are from 1-6p, two times per week Simultaneous translations Portugues...
Criola and its partners             Founded 1992             Mission               Empower black                women, ...
Areas of action Health http://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_saude.htm Human  Rightshttp://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_direitos...
Partners (to be confirmed) CARITAS   http://caritas.org.br/novo/ IBASE   http://www.ibase.br/pt/ OBSERVATORIO DE FAVE...
accommodations Jucati Apartments https://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-  8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF-  8&q=jucati+rio+de+jan...
Fun and tourism
Funding Plan ahead! See the program database and budget calculator in  the Study Abroad website Liberal Arts: $12,000 ...
Questions
Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summ...
Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summ...
Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summ...
Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summ...
Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summ...
Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summ...
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Community Engagement & Black Diaspora in Rio de Janeiro UT Austin Study Abroad Program led by Dr. Joao Costa Vargas - Summer '13

  1. 1. 2013 Rio de JaneiroSummer AbroadProgram
  2. 2. Welcome! Program is the following  Academic course on theory and politics of the African Diaspora  Classrooms with Brazilian colleagues selected by Criola and Uerj (first to institute affirmative action in Brazil, in 2003)  Instructors from Brazil and United States: academics, policy makers, civil society organizers  Modules on research, intellectual history, theory  Emphasis on Diasporic perspectives  Black Feminisms  Placement in social justice organization: Criola or Criola Partner
  3. 3. Uerj Classes take place in one of Rio de Janeiro’s main universities  First to implement affirmative action in 2003  Located at the border between southern and northern part of Rio  Next to Maracana Stadium, Mangueira, and Vila Isabel  Accessible by subway
  4. 4. Translators and Portuguese classes Classes are from 1-6p, two times per week Simultaneous translations Portuguese classes at Criola  More intensive in the first three weeks
  5. 5. Criola and its partners  Founded 1992  Mission  Empower black women, adolescents, and children, to combat racism and sexism  Develop plans of action to improve living conditions of black population
  6. 6. Areas of action Health http://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_saude.htm Human Rightshttp://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_direitos_huma nos.htm Political action and articulationshttp://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_politica. htm Project monitoring and evaluationhttp://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_monitora mento.htm Communicationhttp://www.criola.org.br/atuacao_com unicacao.htm
  7. 7. Partners (to be confirmed) CARITAS  http://caritas.org.br/novo/ IBASE  http://www.ibase.br/pt/ OBSERVATORIO DE FAVELAS  http://www.observatoriodefavelas.org.br/observator iodefavelas/home/index.php
  8. 8. accommodations Jucati Apartments https://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf- 8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF- 8&q=jucati+rio+de+janeiro&fb=1&gl=us&hq=jucati &hnear=0x997efe4224b50b:0xf988253c846c59ee,Rio+ de+Janeiro,+Brazil&cid=0,0,4289206930282605792&e i=DByIUJiAKYvPqQH_34Ew&ved=0CI8BEPwSMA I
  9. 9. Fun and tourism
  10. 10. Funding Plan ahead! See the program database and budget calculator in the Study Abroad website Liberal Arts: $12,000 LLILAS, AADS: summer fellowships Global Assist (SA website)
  11. 11. Questions

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