Module C2: Formation of Brazil

Competence aims:

  • knowledge of the history of Brazil with special consideration for change in transregional relations
  • knowledge of postcolonial intellectual history
  • ability to critically interpret and contextually classify paradigmatic texts from various epochs that reconstruct Brazilian “nation-building”
  • mastery of basic terminology that express the Brazilian formation process

Learning content:

  • key texts and terminology in Brazilian knowledge and cultural production from the 19th century to the present
  • Brazilian reception and processing of European and Anglo-Saxon theoretical influences
  • analysis of the various historical stages of transregional integration and development
  • mastery of presentation techniques and academic texts