Rolezinhos: Youth, Consumption, and Public Space in São Paulo

Teresa Caldeira

April 21, 2014

Event Description

Young people, especially men, have been transforming the public space in São Paulo through a series of practices of circulation and cultural production. This talk will reflect on one of the most intriguing of these practices, rolezinhos, and on the deep social anxieties they generate. 


Teresa Caldeira is Professor of City & Regional Planning at UC Berkeley.