BRASA Conference Schedule


The 14th International Conference of the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) will take place between July 25 and July 28, 2018 at PUC-Rio (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference program will include academic panels, invited speakers, plenary sessions, and cultural activities.

The deadline for membership dues has passed. The early bird rate for registration is due by April 1, 2018 and the regular rate is due by June 1, 2018. Registration must be paid to be included in the final program and to present at the conference. Moderators of panels not presenting do not need to pay registration.





Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Registration: 9:00-17:00

Concurrent Panels A: 13:00-14:45

Concurrent Panels B:  15:15-17:00

Opening Ceremony: 17:30-18:30

Reception: 18:30-20:30


Thursday, July 26, 2018

Registration: 09:00-17:00

Concurrent Panels C: 09:00-10:45

Concurrent Panels D: 11:15-13:00

Lunch: 13:00-14:30

Plenary: “The Future of Brazilian Studies”: 14:30-16:15

Concurrent Panels E: 16:45-18:30

Book Exhibition: 18:30-19:30


Friday, July 27, 2018

Registration: 09:00-17:00

Concurrent Panels F: 09:00-10:45

Concurrent Panels G: 11:15-13:00

Lunch: 13:00-14:30

Concurrent Panels H: 14:30-16:15

Concurrent Panels I: 16:45-18:30

Jongo Performance: 19:00-20:00


Saturday, July 28, 2018

Registration: 09:00-14:00

Concurrent Panels J: 09:00-10:45

Concurrent Panels K: 11:15-13:00

Lunch: 13:00-14:30

Concurrent Panels L: 14:30-16:15

Closing Ceremony: 17:00-18:00