The Ministry of Education in Brazil and the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University were pleased to co-host an interdisciplinary conference on Brazilian Studies in the United States. This conference had a focused theme around collaborative research. The conference convened at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut on November 30 - December 1, 2018.
This conference gathered an interdisciplinary group of scholars with expertise on Brazilian studies with an emphasis on the sciences and collaborative research, and to further an exchange on the future of Brazilian studies in the United States. In addition to key scholars on Brazilian studies, prominent administrators and representatives from the Brazilian Ministry of Education attended the conference. The following interdisciplinary themes were explored:
- Anthropology, Ecology, Environmental Sciences
- Art History, Ethnomusicology, Communications, Education
- History, Literature
- Public Health, Medicine
- Law, Political Science
- Sociology, Demography, Urban Planning