The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Brazil Post-Graduation Fellowship provides a one-year purposeful travel and professional exploration experience through a position with Harvard University’s Brazil Office in São Paulo.
In 2012 and 2013, masses of French citizens took to the streets to protest same-sex marriage and denounce queer theory (which they called “gender theory”) as its root. This condemnation of queer theory was driven by the fear that this ideology imported from the United States would not only pervert young people, but destroy the French nation itself. Ironically, perceiving queer theory as a threat to France means overlooking the fact that queer theory itself has been largely inspired by French thinkers. Read more about TO BE RESCHEDULED "Queer Theory: The French Response" - Bruno Perreau, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jordi Savall, director of Hesperion XXI and one of the world’s finest performers on the viola da gamba, will discuss his cross-cultural collaborations with musicians from across the Mediterranean diaspora in an evening roundtable moderated by Kate van Orden, Dwight P. Robinson Professor of Music, with Prof. Virginie Greene, Chair of the Committee on Medieval Studies, Department of Romance Languages and Literature, and Maria Dasca Batalla, RLL.
The Center on the Developing Child has partnered with the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) to co-sponsor a Director’s Internship for a qualified undergraduate student at São Paulo State Department for Social Development & Social Assistance in São Paulo, Brazil.