Manipulate my fear: How new forms of (mis)information and processes of political subjection contribute to the erosion of democracy in Brazil

Dec 6, 2019
11:30am Pye Room – E40-496.
Jean Wyllys de Matos Santos
Harvard ALARI Scholar at Risk Fall 2019

Solta a Língua special guest Jean Wyllys de Matos Santos is a Brazilian lecturer, journalist, politician, and gay-rights activist. Former member of parliament, Brazil.

Combining the long experience (eight years) as a victim of fake news and hate speech due to sexual orientation, including communication strategies and policies thought of as antidotes during this experiment, Wyllys analyzes ways in which fake news and hate speech articulate with each other and impact voter subjectivities in political and decision-making processes.

Brazilian lunch served. RSVP

Sponsors:  Political Science, Global Languages, MISTI Brazil , MISTI Portugal, Latin American Working Group