POLS 239: Brazil

Students at the NGO with the English class

People as People

Courtney Field discusses how her experiences visiting Rocinha challenged her preconceived ideas of the people that live in poor communities. 

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The group with the students at the NGO

Visiting a Favela

Nicki Ellingson reflects on the challenges and rewards of teaching English at a favela.

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Oraida Abreu, Pedro dos Santos, and Cara Langston (2010)

Why Race in Brazil?

 Professor Pedro dos Santos shares his inspiration behind the course "Development, Inequality, and Race in Brazil".

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Students in front of restaurant owned by the parents of another Luther student

Friends Near and Far

January term students visit Brazil's National History Museum, a Luther student's family restaurant, and a Brazilian basketball team practice.

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