The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world
  • 2014-2015 Lecture Series

    Lecture "Pessoa, Portugal, and the Future" by Onésimo T. Almeida, Brown University
    Local: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (Claire T. Carney Library Building), UMass Dartmouth

    Date: April 30, 2015 at 5:00 PM
  • Book lauching: "Happy People in Tears: A Novel" by João de Melo. Translated by Elizabeth Lowe
    Date: Friday, May 1, 2015, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    Local: The Portuguese Consulate of New Bedford

    Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 - 9:00pm
    Local: The Providence Athenaeum
  • O Meu Jantar Com o André (My Dinner with André)
    A theatrical performance by Wallace Shawn and André Gregory.

    Local: New Bedford Whaling Museum

    Date: Cancelled
  • FLAD and University of Azores Announce New Call for Mobility Proposals
    FLAD and the University of the Azores (UAc) signed a new protocol in February 2015 governing the mobility funds that FLAD provides to promote travel between the UAc and any US university or research institution. FLAD has committed €100.000 to the initiative in 2015.
  • UMass in Lisbon – Study Abroad Program in Portugal
    Spend a semester or a full academic year in Portugal’s vibrant capital city – Lisbon!
  • Study in Portugal Network (SiPN)
    SiPN provides a flexible study abroad experience designed for North-american students.
  • Publication of Saint Christopher by Eça de Queirós
    Saint Christopher, a powerful story by Portugal's greatest nineteenth-century writer, expresses a deeply felt passion for social justice and human solidarity.

    Saint Christopher is volume 9 of the Adamastor Book Series.
  • Helio and Amelia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies, Frédéric Vidal, to present a series of films and discussions at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    Local:University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and New Bedford Whaling Museum

    Date: From March, 26th to April, 23rd 2015
  • Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
    The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives are named for the pioneer Portuguese-language radio and newspaper personality, Affonso Gil Mendes Ferreira and house the largest collection of historical material documenting the experience of Portuguese immigrants and their descendants in the United States.
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Events

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2014-2015 Lecture Series

Lecture "Pessoa, Portugal, and the Future" by Onésimo T. Almeida, Brown University

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, The UMass Dartmouth PhD Program in Portuguese — 2014-2015 Lecture Series cordially invites you to a special lecture, “Pessoa, Portugal, and the Future”, by Onésimo T. Almeida, Brown University.

April 30, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (Claire T. Carney Library Building), UMass Dartmouth
Free and open to the public
Happy People in Tears. A Novel

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Book launching: "Happy People in Tears: A Novel" by João de Melo. Translated by Elizabeth Lowe

Happy People in Tears is an award-winning tale of diaspora that takes the reader on a voyage through five worlds—the island home of São Miguel, mainland Portugal, California, New England, and Canada—experienced and suffered through the obsessive search for happiness of a poor Azorean family of eleven

Friday, May 1, 2015, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
The Portuguese Consulate of New Bedford - Camões Room, Suite 204, 628 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740
Free and open to the public
Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 - 9:00pm
The Providence Athenaeum - 251 Benefit Street Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Free and open to the public
Doppio Ensemble

Event

O Meu Jantar Com o André (My Dinner with André)

Unfortunately, the theatrical performance scheduled for May 22nd at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, "O Meu Jantar Com o André ( My Dinner with André), has been CANCELLED due to a medical issue with one of the performers. 

We hope to reschedule this performance in the fall.

CANCELLED
New Bedford Whaling Museum - 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740
Free and open to the public

 

Flad UA

Announcement

FLAD and University of Azores Announce New Call for Mobility Proposals

FLAD and the University of the Azores (UAc) signed a new protocol in February 2015 governing the mobility funds that FLAD provides to promote travel between the UAc and any US university or research institution. FLAD has committed €100.000 to the initiative in 2015.

Study in Portugal Network

Announcement

UMass in Lisbon – Study Abroad Program in Portugal

Spend a semester or a full academic year in Portugal’s vibrant capital city – Lisbon!

UMass in Lisbon is the only residential study abroad program in Lisbon offered by a major American university. You'll gain unrivaled access to one of the world's most important centers of strategic language, history and culture.

Study in Portugal Network

Announcement

Study in Portugal Network (SiPN)

The Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) study abroad program is managed by the non-profit Luso-American Foundation for Development (FLAD), with the support of the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science, the US Embassy in Lisbon, the Fulbright Commission in Portugal, AICEP, and the Lisbon City Municipality, among others. It offers North American students the opportunity to spend a semester, year or a summer in the vibrant capital city of Lisbon, Portugal. Eventually, SiPN seeks to expand beyond Lisbon to include other quality Portuguese universities in other cities.

Saint Christopher

Announcement

Publication of Saint Christopher by Eça de Queirós

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Saint Christopher by Eça de Queirós, translated by Gregory Rabassa and Earl Fitz, with a foreword by Carlos Reis.  Saint Christopher, a powerful story by Portugal’s greatest nineteenth-century writer, expresses a deeply felt passion for social justice and human solidarity.

Frederic Vidal

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Helio and Amelia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies, Frédéric Vidal, to present a series of films and discussions at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Plan of Activities for Spring 2015 (All films presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth unless otherwise noted):

- Special film session: "As Operações Saal" (Saal Operations) by João Dias

- Film Series: "Seeing & Experiencing Lisbon: Inhabitant a Tourist City"

- Presentation to the UMass Dartmouth community

From March, 26th to April, 23rd 2015
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and New Bedford Whaling Museum
Free and open to the public

 

Summer Program

Announcement

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will not offer the academic Summer Program in Portuguese this year

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will not offer the academic Summer Program in Portuguese this year.  We will, however, sponsor cultural activities and events that will be free and open to the community.  The Center will post these events and activities on our University web page as well as our Facebook page. 

Doppio Ensemble

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Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair
in Portuguese Studies Fall 2015

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is seeking candidates for the Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies for the Fall of 2015.
The deadline is February 2, 2015.

Umass Dartmouth

Announcement

Tagus Press: Call for Manuscripts

Tagus Press invites manuscripts and proposals for consideration in its four book series namely, Portuguese in the Americas and the World; Adamastor: Literatures, Cultures and Societies of the Portuguese-speaking World; Brazilian Literature in Translation; and Classic Histories from the Portuguese-speaking World in Translation.

Keynote Addresses

The latest Keynote Addresses

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UMass in Lisbon
Study Abroad Program in Portugal
UMass in Lisbon

Spend a semester or a full academic year in Portugal’s vibrant capital city – Lisbon!

Study in Portugal Network (SiPN)
SiPN

The Study in Portugal Network (SiPN) study abroad program offers to North American students the opportunity to spend a semester, year or a summer in the vibrant capital city of Lisbon, Portugal.

Helio and Amelia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies
Chair

Fall Semester 2014

Prof. Ana LuÍsa Amaral

Ferreira Mendes
Portuguese-American Archives
Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Click here for more information related to the Ferreira Mendes Portuguese- American Archives
Tagus Press
Tagus Press
Tagus Press is the publishing arm of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Recognized as a leader in bringing Portuguese literature, history, and culture to an English-speaking audience, Tagus Press's groundbreaking translations and journals address both Portuguese life abroad and in the United States.

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