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The black as theme as subject in the work of Abdias do Nascimento: 1944-1968

Grant number: 13/27014-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2014
Effective date (End): May 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - History of Brazil
Cooperation agreement: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal researcher:Marina de Mello e Souza
Grantee:Gabriel dos Santos Rocha
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The research will address the work of Abdias do Nascimento during 1944, the year he founded the Black Experimental Theater, to 1968 when he published the first edition of The Black appalled. Through it we seek to analyze how social issues related to black in Brazil are problematized in the work of this author, artist and activist also of great importance to the black movement in an emergency period of a new consciousness among intellectuals and activists around the experimental theatre the black on race relations in our country: a time of gradual break with the ideology of Brazilian racial democracy and the emergence of blackness that will bring the proposed approach of the African cultural heritage as a means of affirmation of a positive identity for blacks Brazilians. The research also seek contributions which examine the work of Nascimento brings to black studies in Brazil. (AU)

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ROCHA, Gabriel dos Santos. The black people in Abdias do Nascimento intellectual productions, 1944-1968. 2016. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH/SBD) São Paulo.

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