The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at UMD invite you to attend a public screening of the film Deportado (2012) 67’ by Nathalie Mansoux.
Filmed in New Bedford, Fall River and the Azores, this documentary examines the forced repatriation of legal, Azorean immigrants from the US to their places of origin and the resulting tragic consequences of this policy for the deportees and their families.
On Thursday, October 16, the evening begins at 6 p.m. with the Official Unveiling and reception followed by a 7 p.m. lecture with Peter Harrington, Curator of the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection in the John Hay Library at Brown University. The lecture will explore the popular media phenomenon of panoramas during the 19th century, the variant 'moving' panoramas, and an exploration of the three extant pieces from New England.
Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of two new issues of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies: Lusofonia and Its Futures (PLCS 25) and Literary Histories in Portuguese(PLCS 26).
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.
Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of The Eternal Son by the Brazilian writer Cristovão Tezza. This autobiographical novel, translated from the Portuguese by Alison Entrekin, was shortlisted for the 2012 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and was chosen by the Financial Times as one of the Best Books of 2013.
New courses announced for the 2014 Summer Program in Portuguese
Fall Semester 2013
Prof. Alberto Pena-Rodríguez