BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.964@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20060410T000000Z DTEND:20060410T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The UCLA Latin American Center\, Latin American Center's Progra m on Brazil\, and the Asian American Studies Center cordially invite you t o attend . . .\n\n<b>"How Shizuo Ozawa Became Mario Japa: Japanese-Brazili an Guerrillas and the Memory of Ethnicity"</b>\n\nProfessor Jeffrey Lesser \, Emory University\n\nMonday\, April 10\, 2006\n1:30-3:30 PM\n11377 Bunch e Hall\, UCLA Campus\n\nFree and open to the public\n\nWhat were the ethni c dimensions of membership in the armed struggle against Brazil's military dictatorship during the 1960's and 1970's? By focusing on Shizuo Ozawa\, the feared Mario Japa of the Brazil Popular Revolutionary Vanguard\, Prof essor Lesser will analyze the role of ethnicity in Brazil and suggest that Japanese-Brazilian\, more than other minority group participants on the l eft\, were viewed\, and viewed themselves\, in specific ethnic terms. Les ser's analysis highlights how ethnic distinctiveness became part of a larg er program in which the Japanese-Brazilian became a critical part of Brazi lian nation building.\n\nJeffrey Lesser is Winship Distinguished Research Professor of the Humanities\, Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program\, and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of H istory at Emory University.\n\nFor more information please contact\n\nNina Moss\nTel: 310-825-4571\n<a>nmoss@international.ucla.edu</a>\n SUMMARY:Lecture by Jeffrey Lesser at UCLA on "Japanese-Brazilian Guerrillas and the Memory of Ethnicity" URL:/en/events/2006/04/10/lecture-by-jeffrey-lesser-at-ucla-on-japanese-bra z/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR