Afro-Latinidad: Race, Gender, and Identity in Sao Paulo, Brazil Today

October 11, 2023
6 pm
Molinaro Hall L107


  • Dr. Rosa Couto
    Writer, Educator and Musician
    Afro Museo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Ms. Stela Nesrine
    Independent Podcast Producer, Educator and Band Leader 

Dr. Rosa Couto and Ms. Stela Nesrine, both born, raised, and living in São Paulo, Brazil, will discuss the complexity of race, gender and identity as black women, professionals, and artists. They are members of the Funmilayo Afrobeat Orquestra, co-founded by Stela Nesrine, the only all-female, black, and non-binary Afrobeat band in the world.  

Sponsors: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Center for International Studies, College of Arts & Humanities, College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies, Genders & Sexualities Advocacy Center, Criminal Justice Department, Geography/Anthropology Department, Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, UW-Parkside Library

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