Category: Press Release

Eminence is not an exclusive attribute of the male gender

The author notes that in the few works on eminent, women they have encountered great difficulties in their careers, which begin in the family where the priority in family education has been to form a family first and foremost; in college, even being as bright as their male colleagues are not being promoted in front of their male colleagues, especially in scientific careers and finally, in the professional field, we can see the so-called “glass ceiling”, as a subtle way of discrimination that also affects the attainment of the rank of eminence by women in their creative works. Read More →

There are obstacles to creative approach on scientific areas?

Creativity is a crucial issue in science. Scientific research should not be restricted to the logical development and application of known ideas, but should promote new ideas to expand knowledge beyond the existing frontiers. No researcher is immune to cognitive bias that might exist in his/her publications. The confirmation bias, for example, is a common error on scientific articles. Read More →

Will creativity and innovation be the news skills for the 21st Century?

Both creativity and innovation have been valued as important skills for the 21st century. However, a number of difficulties have been highlighted in the scientific literature on constructs. Are they distinct, synonymous, or complementary? The three theoretical strands will be addressed in the text, in an attempt to answer this question. Read More →

Social perspectives in organization studies

In its third issue of volume 15, BAR – Brazilian Administration Review, a scholarly journal published quarterly by ANPAD, presents four articles and one interview with a renowned scholar. The articles in this issue cover topics that are intimately related to a more social perspective in organization studies – sustainable sharing economy, sustainability indicators for higher education, value co-creation in co-operative organizations, and citizen sourcing in the public sector. Read More →

Decolonial research methodologies on scenic arts

What search methodologies for which objects? The central issue of this article is to know, based on the idea that the methodologies we have come from a colonial matrix, how to create decolonial methodologies for non-colonial objects. How performance gets into this equation? Read More →

Dance, performance and gender

Gender is a fundamental category in art research in the contemporary world. In the same way, it is a founding element of decolonial concerns. This research will question the gender category within the performance and its crossings as an element for the deconstruction of a colonial thought. Read More →

Decolonize the curricula in scene arts

The study challenges the dance and performance curriculum in higher education. Is the curriculum a colonizer? What can a decolonial curriculum do? How to deconstruct the curriculum in arts? These are the issues discussed in the study. Read More →

The Decolonial in art research in Brazil

The discussion presented by the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies (v.8, n.4) represents a considerable advance for the field in Brazil and abroad. The decolonial approach in research is an emerging perspective and the articles presented speak, among other things, about new methodologies, criticisms of colonial obstacles and performance analysis. Read More →

Decoloniality is the topic of the Special Week of the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies at the SciELO in Perspective Blog | Humanities

From October 22 to 26, 2018, the Brazilian Journal on Presence Studies will participate at the SciELO Blog Special Week. During this period, the reader will be able to better understand the scope of the journal and follow the studies published in number 4, 2018 that addresses the relations between the field of Performance and the Decolonial perspectives in research. Read More →

Transcultural clinic: migration and exile

Faced with the challenges posed by the current growing migratory flows, the study presents a report of a differentiated clinical care, according to a transcultural framework. Since uprooted families may have difficulties in dealing with suffering in a new land, a transcultural reading of the symptom is proposed, associating traditions, representations and cultural etiologies to a specific therapeutic technique. Read More →