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A Brief Introduction to Gilberto Freyre’s Tropicology Seminars

Breve introdução aos Seminários de Tropicologia de Gilberto Freyre

One of Gilberto Freyre’s tropicology seminars. Photo: Courtesy Fundação Gilberto Freyre
One of Gilberto Freyre’s tropicology seminars. Photo: Courtesy Fundação Gilberto Freyre

Cristiana Tejo explores sociologist Gilberto Freyre’s pivotal tropicology seminars, first held in 1966 and still taking place even after his death in 1987, in which the author rehabilitated such problematic terms as tropicalization and Brazilianization. More

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Educators from the Guggenheim, the Met, and MoMA Discuss Access at Museums

A “Create Ability” program at The Museum of Modern Art for individuals with learning or developmental disabilities and their families. © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Manuel Molina Martagon
A “Create Ability” program at The Museum of Modern Art for individuals with learning or developmental disabilities and their families. © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Manuel Molina Martagon

This month marks an important milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Here, three educators from three prominent New York City art museums discuss how they try to provide the best possible access to all their institutions have to offer. More