Brazilian Popular Music: A Cultural Listening *NEW*

Since the 1960, popular music (along with soccer) has been an important aspect of Brazilian culture with names like Carmen Miranda, Tom Jobim, Sérgio Mendes. The popular music in Brazil is extremely diverse with several genres and styles, most of them unknown to foreign audiences. The goal of this class is to invite the public to know more about this diversity of Brazilian popular music and to offer an insightful encounter with Brazilian culture. This class is for students of Brazilian Portuguese and for those interested in having a first contact with the language. Instructor: Allan Oliveira

Sections

BPMU-FA19.01

Start Date

October 5, 2019

Time

9:30am

Location

CCAE

Cost

$150.00

Availability

11

2 Saturdays, 9:30am-1:30pm. Oct. 5 & 12

Instructors: Allan Oliveira

Instructor

Allan Oliveira

Allan Oliveira has had a long relationship with Brazilian culture studies. He is anthropologist and has made studies about Brazilian music, literature and history. Currently, he is doing a fieldwork about Brazilian musicians working in Boston area and he is the curator of an exhibition of Brazilian movies held by Digaí, a cultural space in Boston.