Hélio Menezes (Brazil)


Anthropologist and art curator at Centro Cultural São Paulo reading two poems by Conceição Evaristo bringing Clarice Lispector and Carolina Maria de Jesus together, “Clarice no quarto de despejo” e “Carolina na hora da estrela”, in Portuguese.

Lilia Moritz Schwarcz (Brazil)


Professor of Anthropology at the Universidade de São Paulo and Visiting Professor at Princeton University Visiting reading excerpts from A Hora da Estrela (The Hour of the Star) and commenting on A Paixão segundo G.H. (The Passion According to G.H.), in Portuguese.

Marcelo Medeiros (Brazil/United States)


Economic sociologist at the Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and Research Associate at Princeton University’s Brazil LAB reading excerpts from the short-story “Uma esperança” [“A Hope”] from Felicidade Clandestina [Covert Joy], in Portuguese.