The Racialized Rhetoric of Brazilian Museum Exhibitions at Midcentury and Contemporary Developments in Critical Pedagogy

Posted by Pilar Garrett, Joint MA Candidate at CLACS / Museums Studies, NYU After three weeks in Brazil, to say my mind is over-saturated would be an understatement. This place, its social configurations, infrastructure, and patterns of behavior, are not simple- or, as Tom Jobim once noted, Brazil is not for beginners. But I’ve knownContinue reading “The Racialized Rhetoric of Brazilian Museum Exhibitions at Midcentury and Contemporary Developments in Critical Pedagogy”

Somoza: Not Your Average Dictator

Posted by Vladimir Penaloza – MA Candidate at CLACS at NYU Anastasio Somoza has been portrayed as a wily politician who was able to appeal to both liberals and conservatives. He was also successful in gaining recognition and support from the United States. According to Knut Walter, who wrote a seminal book on Somoza entitled TheContinue reading “Somoza: Not Your Average Dictator”