Resources on Brazil for K-12 Teachers

workshop brochure

An introduction to the concepts of "hard and "soft power"

Brazilian Political Economy

Environmental Justice in the Amazon

Brazilian Culture and Society

Brazilian Films

For further information, please contact: Dr. Satya Pattnayak at (610) 519-4773.

Masters Program online Resource

MastersDegreeOnline.org<http://MastersDegreeOnline.org> -- that provides tons of information for current and prospective graduate students. A master’s degree is becoming more popular because of the excess in bachelor’s degree holders competing for a fixed number of jobs. We have built a directory that contains over 90,000 program listings and allows you to determine which program features are most important to you so you can identify the program that best matches your personal interests and career goals. We also created a database of over 5,000 scholarships for graduate and post-graduate study areas which interested student can pursue to help finance their education.

Additional Information

Easy reads for the general public:

The Way of Orisa: Empowering Your Life Through the Ancient African Religion of Ifa. By Philip John Neimark. Harperone, 1993

Samba. by Alma Guillermoprieto. Vintage, 1991.

Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus. (first publication 1960).

The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil.By Chris McGowan, Ricardo Pessanha. Revised 2008. Temple University Press.

The Brazilians. By Joseph A. Page. Da Capo Press, 1996.

A Concise History of Brazil. By Boris Fausto. Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Brazil: Five Centuries of Change. By Thomas Skidmore. Oxford University Press, 2009.

Maria Toyoda's presentation on Hard and Soft Power.