Workshop | Gender Workshop Series XI

In the words of Miriam Alves

January 28, 2021, 17h00 (GMT)

Online event


Based on the theme "Feminist Arts of Words", the XI edition of the Gender Workshop Series proposes a series of monthly talks, around feminist, gender and colonial issues, with authors and other curators of the arts of words. In this session, we will talk with Miriam Alves, based on her work.

Bio note

Miriam Alves was born in São Paulo, Brazil. She is a social worker, teacher, poet, playwright and prose writer. During the 1980s she was part of the Quilombhoje-Literatura movement, responsible for the production of Cadernos Negros, during which she began publishing in 1982. She has published several anthologies in Portuguese and foreign languages, and has actively participated in debates, lectures and events around themes related to Afro-Brazilian literature produced by Black women. She is the author of several works, including Bará na trilha do vento (2015), the story of a black family on the outskirts of a large Brazilian city and Maréia, the stories of resistance to the violence of the colonial experience by the family of the character that gives the book its name.

Recommended reading: Maréia


This activity will be accessible through the Zoom platform and will be limited to number of available places:
ID da reunião: 895 3284 2421 | Senha de acesso: 848641

We appreciate that all participants keep the microphone muted until the moment(s) of debate. The host of the session reserves the right to expel the participant who does not respect the rules of the room.

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