Past Event

Brazil on the Rise

Thu, Oct 14 2010 - 12:00pm

Brazil on the Rise

Larry Rohter, Culture Reporter, The New York Times; Author, Brazil on the Rise

Rohter gives an account of the culture and politics of the country that’s hosting the 2016 Olympics. Brazil was once one of the world’s poorest countries ruled by dictatorship. Today, it has become both a democracy and a leading industrial and agricultural powerhouse, boasting the world’s eighth largest economy. Rohter will take you along Brazil’s upward journey.

MLF: Environment & Natural Resources/International Relations
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. book signing
Cost: $8 members, $20 non-members
Program Organizer: Alice McKeon
Also know: In association with the Northern California Peace Corps Association