Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Malandragem in Brazil

Malandragem is a Brazilian word which refers to someone who knows how to navigate all the ins and outs of bureaucracy and culture. Malandragem has its roots in Samba music, a traditional Brazilian music and dance style. Edward Sapp, Kalia Lopez, and Carlos Abarca explore the term and how Brazilians view these individuals. Produced in spring 2014 in conjunction with Advanced Portuguese through Film, taught by Prof. Annie Gibson, and the Center for Public Service. 5:22.

Brazil + People
Cynthia Garza
Ph.D. Candidate