Antônio Callado – A Centenary Symposium

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Latner Room, St Peter’s College, Oxford

A symposium to mark the centenary of the birth of iconic Brazilian novelist and journalist Antônio Callado (1917-1997)
N.B. All presentations will be in Portuguese

10:00am: À procura da utopia americana: Antônio Callado e Alejo Carpentier
Albert Von Brunn (Zentralbibliothek Zürich)

10:30am: A Arte Modernista como instrumento de ‘Soft Power’ brasileiro na Segunda Guerra
Hayle Gadelha (Brazilian Embassy in London)

11:00am: Antônio Callado na BBC
Thomas Pappon (BBC Brasil)

11.30am-11.50pm Coffee Break

11:50pm: Testemunho, uma conversa com Ana Arruda Callado
Ana Arruda Callado (journalist, writer, biographer and Callado’s widow)

12:20pm: Pisando numa ilha desconhecida: os radio-dramas inéditos de Antônio Callado
Daniel Mandur Thomaz (St Peter’s College, Oxford)

12:35pm: Cavalcade Carioca
Live reading of one of Callado’s original radio scripts from 1940s by students and tutors from the Sub-Faculty of Portuguese, University of Oxford


More details can be found on the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages:

This event is free and open to all, but please register attendance for the Simone Spoladore and Callado Symposium with:

The organisers are grateful for the support of the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford, St Peter’s College and the Instituto Camões.