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AFAS Speaker Series: Eating Slavery: Queer Consumptions of Blackness in the Telenovela Xica da Silva

Wednesday, January 24 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Wrighton Hall , 301

The Brazilian telenovela, or soap opera, Xica da Silva aired from 1996 to 1997 and was syndicated in over 20 other countries around Latin America and the world. Focusing on Xica da Silva and its cultural afterlives, Dr. Mundell will discuss the everyday consumption of visual culture depicting slavery and its sexual brutalities in Brazil and Latin America.

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Arts & Sciences

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https://artsci.wustl.edu/events/afas-...

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afas@wustl.edu

Speaker Information
Speaker: Dr. John Mundell
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