Call for Papers for 2008 Panel Discussion

CM Janja & CM Paulinha are looking for participants for a panel on capoeira that will take place March 2008 at Tulane University. Here is a translation of the message that CM Janja sent out:

Dear Friends,

The Brazilian Studies Association- BRASA- will host the 11th International Congress at Tulane University in New Orleans from March 27-29, 2008.

Paulinha and I are organizing a panel discussion on the subject of capoeira and we would like to include the names/work of other Angoleiras/os. The panel will have four participants.

The deadline for registration is June 1, and we would like that those interested in taking part in the panel send us (through personal e-mail) some information, and from there we will keep in direct contact with these people.

So, with a bit of urgency, we ask that you send the following information:

Complete name and title of work

Name of the university and level of education (post-grad, doctorate, etc.)

Group, mestre's name, and time practicing capoeira

A short description of the work (10-15 lines), it can be in Portuguse or English

Declaration that you are interested in participating in the panel
Send to:
and a copy to:

Keeping in mind that the deadline is close, we ask that you send this information by May 23.

Moreover, we miss you all and hope that this finds each one of you with much health and peace.

Beijos, Janja

Thank you to Katie S for the information.

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