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Nascimento, Abdias do, 1914-2011


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    • Do Nascimento, Abdias, 1914-2011
    • Nascimento, Abdias, 1914-2011
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1914
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2011-05-23
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Brazil. Exército
        • Organization: (naf) Frente Negra Brasileira
        • Organization: (naf) Teatro Experimental do Negro
        • Organization: (naf) Partido Democrático Trabalhista (Brazil)
        • Organization: (naf) Buffalo State College
        • Organization: (naf) Brazil. Parlamento
        • Organization: (naf) Brazil. Congresso Nacional. Senado Federal
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Brazil
    • Death Place

        (naf) Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Brazil
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Author's Dramas para negros e prólogo para brancos, 1961.
    • found: Thoth, jan./abril 1997:t.p. (senador Abdias Nascimento) p. 11 (took his seat in the Senado Federal in Mar. 1997)
    • found: Encic. de lit. bras., 1990:p. 959 (Nascimento, Abdias (Franca, SP, 1914- ); teatrólogo, ator, artista plástico, contador, dipl. ciências econômicas, professor universitário)
    • found: Diário de Pernambuco, viewed May 25, 2011(Abdias do Nascimento; d. May 24, 2011 in Rio de Janeiro)
    • found: Home and exile, 2013:pre-publication preface (Abdias Nascimento rejected the official nomenclature's usage of "do" in his name)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed March 4, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Nascimento, Abdias do; Abdias do Nascimento; poet, dramatist, educator, painter, political figure; born 1914 in Brazil; served in the army (1930-1936); was black activist at Frente Negra Brasileira (United Black Front); founder, director, playwrighter of theater group Teatro Experimental do Negro (TEN) (1944-1964); convened Comité Democrático Afro-Brasileiro (Afro-Brazilian Democratic Committee) (1945); was president of the National Convention of Blacks, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (1945, 1946); co-founded Brazilian Labor Party (PTB) (1940s); founded Black Arts Museum, Rio de Janeiro (1968); exiled in United States (1968); lecturer, Yale School of Dramatic Arts (1969); visiting scholar, Wesleyan University (1969-1970); member of the faculty, State University of New York, Buffalo (1976-1981) and created chair of African Culture in the New World; taught at the Department of African Languages and Literatures (University of Ife, Nigeria) (1976-1977); participated and organized many Pan-African conferences; returned to Brazil (1981); professor of black studies, Pontifical Catholic University, São Paulo; founded Afro-Brazilian Studies and Research Institute (IPEAFRO); elected to the House of Deputies (1982); elected to the Senate (1990), reelected (1997); member of Rio de Janeiro State Council of Culture (1990); state secretary at Secretariat for the Defense and Promotion of Afro-Brazilian Peoples (SEAFRO) (1991); has written or edited twenty books, plays, and collections of essays on Afro-Brazilian culture and politics; died 23 May, 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
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    • 1980-11-25: new
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