More Than "One Drop": Race in Latin America was session number two of a four session series to introduce Latin American themes and help teachers integrate area studies across the curriculum. Dr. Rosana Resende's presentation provided an overview of how the concept of race and race relations have developed in Latin American countries, contrasting these to the American experience.

Date: April 26, 2011

About the presenter
Rosana Resende obtained her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology and Graduate Certificate in Latin American Studies at the University of Florida. Her dissertation, “Tropical Brazucas: Brazilians in South Florida and the Imaginary of National Identity” focused on the role that stereotypes play in moving from a national to an ethnic consciousness among immigrants. She positions herself as a broad Latin Americanist and migration scholar, with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, and gender, and has taught “Peoples of Brazil” and “Gender in Latin America.”

Session Recording Link

Session Power Point

Brazil in Black and White - PBS Special
Introducing Affirmative Action in Brazil

Understanding Race- Resources for Teachers

Black in Latin America PBS Series

*Wiki under construction: Understanding AfroLatinAmerica