Brazil, Cuba, Mexico: Bringing Latin America Into the Classroom

June 29-30, 2017
Brown University, Providence, RI

Cost: $195 per person.

The program includes content presentations by Brown faculty members and curricular workshops on three Choices curriculum units: Brazil: A History of Change; Between Two Worlds: Mexico at a Crossroads; and History, Revolution and Reform: New Directions for Cuba. (Units are provided.)

Content Sessions

Cuba in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities

Jennifer Lambe is an Assistant Professor of Latin American and Caribbean history. Her book, Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History, is forthcoming with the University of North Carolina Press. Lambe teaches Modern Caribbean History at Brown University.

Changing Notions of Race in Brazil

James N. Green is the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Professor of Latin American History, director of Brown’s Brazil Initiative, Distinguished Visiting Professor (Professor Amit) at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and the Executive Director of the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA), which will be housed at the Watson Institute from 2015 to 2020.

Who Should Attend

Secondary and college level educators who bring Latin America into the classroom are the target audience. Choices materials are appropriate for courses in world history, geography, Latin American Studies and Spanish.

View draft agenda.


Questions? Please email Mimi Stephens.

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