Dr. Celso Castilho, Assistant Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, will deliver a lecture, titled “Slave Emancipation and the Transformations in Political Belonging in Nineteenth-century Brazil,” on Thursday, October 20, from 4-6pm in The Anderson Room (3125 Ferguson Center).
Dr. Castilho is the author of Slave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political Citizenship (2016), and the co-editor of Tornando-seLivre: agentes históricos e lutes socials no processo de abolição (2016). His current research examines the performance of Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Mexico, the United States, and Brazil.
Sponsored by The SEC Visiting Travel Grant Program, the Department of History, and the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program.
For more information, contact Teresa Cribelli.