In Front of the World: Translating Beatriz Nascimento

Join us for a roundtable discussion on the recent translation of Black Brazilian intellectual Beatriz Nascimento’s  Translating Beatriz's work into English: "In Front of the World: Nascimento" (Antipode, 2021). In this conversation, Patricia Noxolo (University of Birmingham), Alissa Trotz (University of Toronto) and Alex Ratts (Universidade Federal de Goiais) will reflect on Beatriz Nascimento’s legacy for radical geography, transnational Black feminism and critical theory, and the importance of translating her work into English. This dialogue will also include the co-authors of the article and the translated collection: Christen Smith, Archie Davies and Bethânia Gomes. This event is co-sponsored by Antipode and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Discussants: Patricia Noxolo - human geographer and Caribbeanist, University of Birmingham, Alissa Trotz - Transnational feminist scholar and Caribbeanist, University of Toronto, Alex Ratts - Anthropologist and cultural geographer, Universidade Federal de Goiás

Respondents: Archie Davies - Geographer and translator, University of Sheffield, Bethania Gomes - Daughter of Beatriz Nascimento, Ballerina - Dance Theater of Harlem, Christen Smith - Black feminist anthropologist, University of Texas at Austin

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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