The papers include posters made for the History 251 class in the spring of 2012 about life in Rio de Janeiro.
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Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.
These materials are open for research.
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Permission to publish material from the Alida Metcalf academic papers must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, Texas.
Biographical / Historical
Alida C. Metcalf, Harris Masterson, Jr. Professor of History, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American history. At the graduate level, she regularly offers seminars in the history of the Luso-Atlantic World, Brazil, and Colonial Latin America. Metcalf directs the Dual Degree program between the history departments of Rice and the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, which allows highly talented graduate students to earn two Ph.Ds, one from Rice and one from UNICAMP. Metcalf’s current research focuses on the history of water in Rio de Janeiro. With Fares el-Dahdah she co-directs imagineRio, a digital humanities project on the social and architectural history of Rio de Janeiro.