Methods Lab #2: Discussion with Dr. John French

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Speaker(s): Dr. John D. French
Please join us for our second Methods Lab event featuring Dr. John French for a discussion about the essential dialogue between theory and evidence in his study of Brazil's Lula. Sydney Marshall will serve as chair while José Sanchez and Frederico Freitas will be discussants for this event.

The event will take place on October 3, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in-person at Classroom Building room 229.

To receive a copy of John French's paper "Charisma's Birth from the Bottom Up: Lula, ABC's Metalworkers' Strikes and the Social History of Brazilian Politics," please email jessica.muniz@duke.edu. Reading the paper in advance is optional.

Lunch will be available prior to the event, at 11:15 a.m. Participants may eat lunch in our department lounge or outside before the event. Alternatively, you may pack yourself a box lunch to eat afterwards. (Boxes will be provided.)

To enable as many as possible to participate in our meeting in-person, we ask our in-person participants to pause their lunching during the event and ask participants to kindly wear masks.

In-person participants should register here to help us get a headcount for lunch: https://forms.gle/6xtvzyEwXn71bt8s8

Online participants should register at the following link: https://duke.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcocO-rrDgoE9KKZyZsKuiVWdIB8GDPv…


Dr. John French, Professor and Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Duke History Department, is the author of "Lula and His Politics of Cunning: From Metalworker to President of Brazil" (UNC Press, 2020).
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