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The Latin American Studies Program at the University of Oregon features Prof. Rebecca Atencio from Tulane University

“Official and Other Truths: Memories of Dictatorship in the Wake of Brazil’s National Truth Commission.”

Monday, February 23, 2015, at 5:00 pm.

Gerlinger Lounge

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Faculty Workshop on “Researching Human Rights in Latin America: Challenges, Resources, and Strategies.”

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

EMU Metolius Room


Rebecca J. Atencio is Associate Professor of Brazilian CulturaStudies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and aaffiliate faculty member of the Stone Center for Latin AmericaStudies at Tulane University. Shis a member of the Executive Committee of the BraziliaStudies Association. Her research focuses on reckoning with dictatorship in contemporary Brazil and the role of artisticcultural production in humarights struggles and processes of transitional justice in particular.

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