Portuguese in Translation (POTR) Courses – Taught in English
POTR 4559—Global South: Brazilian Soccer in a Global Context with Eli Carter
Tuesday 4:00 to 6:30 pm New Cabell 211
Brazilian "futebol" or soccer has long been celebrated throughout the world for its myriad stars and singular style of play. Providing a broad historical overview of the development of soccer in Brazil, the objective of this course is to explore cultural and socio-political issues raised by the sport, all while connecting these to broader processes of globalization beginning in the early 1990s.