ETSU to host guest lecturer Dr. Paulo Dutra as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

Published 12:43 pm Monday, October 12, 2020

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JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University’s Language and Culture Resource Center and Mary V. Jordan Multicultural Center will host a guest lecturer, Dr. Paulo Dutra, on Thursday, Oct. 15, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
“Machado de Assis, the Warlock of Cosme-Velho: Race and Identity in Brazil” is the title of this free talk, which will be delivered at 5 p.m. via Zoom (
Dutra is an assistant professor of Portuguese at the University of New Mexico. His book, “Abliterações,” is a semifinalist of the prestigious literary prize Oceanos. He has a live podcast on YouTube each Tuesday.
His talk at ETSU is co-sponsored by the university’s Africana Studies Program.
For more information, contact the Language and Culture Resource Center at 423-439-8342 or

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