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Brazil Beneath the Surface

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Brazil Beneath the Surface

11 April
7:30 p.m.
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Join faculty and students from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese in a celebration of Brazilian music and poetry: Noite de Música e Poesia Brasileira (Night of Brazilian Music and Poetry). Performances will include music in the styles of bossa nova, tropicália, música popular Brasileira, and more.

Sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Phi Lambda Beta, and the Instituto de Estudios Vallejianos.

Chips and SALAS

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Chips and SALAS

Wednesday, 9 April
6:00–8:00 p.m.
238 HRCB

Make your best salsa and enter it into our competition. Great prizes will be awarded to the makers of the judges’ favorite salsas. Join the competition by entering your contact information at the link on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/byusalas. You don’t have to enter the competition to enjoy the party and pick your favorite salsa. There will be games, food catered by El Azteca, music, and an enjoyable evening among friends.

Do not miss an event this hot and spicy!

Direct questions to salas.byu.club@gmail.com.

Brazil Beneath the Surface

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“From Acorn to Oak Tree: The Beginnings of the Remarkable Growth of the LDS Church in Brazil” is the next lecture in the series and will be presented by Frederick G. Williams on Wednesday, 9 April at 3:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB.

Williams is the Gerrit de Jong, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies at Brigham Young University, and he also serves as a faculty affiliate of the Kennedy Center and has previously served on the advisory board for both BYU Studies and the Kennedy Center’s International Study Programs.

For twenty-seven years he Read More…

Kennedy Center Lecture

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Kennedy Center Lecture

James M. Dorsey will discuss “Soccer: A Middle Eastern and North African Battlefield” on  Wednesday, 9 April at noon in 238 HRCB.

Dorsey is a senior fellow in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where he focuses on political and social change in the Middle East and North Africa; the impact of change in the Middle East and North Africa on Southeast and Central Asia; and the nexus of sports, Read More…

Kennedy Center Lecture

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Kennedy Center Lecture

“The Latest Economic Developments in Europe and Germany and the Possible Consequences for Utah” will be the topic for Bernd Fischer on Monday, 7 April at 2:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB.

Fischer has been head of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles, California since 2012, having previously served as German ambassador to the Republic of Croatia.

During Fischer’s career in the Foreign Service, he has held posts in Tokyo, Berlin, Vienna, Washington, D.C., and New York.

In addition, he was the head of Read More…