Week 12 – Global Mega-Events

April 6
Read:

  • Dave Zirin, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy (2014), Introduction & Ch.1-4 (pages 1-114).

April 8
Read:

  • Dave Zirin, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy (2014), Ch. 5-7 & Conclusion (pages 115-216)

 

Videos from class:

Contra A Copa: The Other Side of Brazil’s World Cup (Vice News 6/14/14)

“A Neo-Liberal Trojan Horse”: David Zirin on Brazil’s Mass Protests Against World Cup Displacement (Democracy Now! 6/19/14)

Michael Jackson “They Don’t Care About Us” Music Video

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