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
  • The Documentary "Portuguese from Soho - A story that changed its geography"
    Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016

    Location: New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA
  • Reception in honor of Rui Maria de Araujo Prime Minister of Timor-Leste & Xanana Gusmão First President and Former Prime Minister of Timor-Leste
    Date: Sunday, September 25, 5:00 pm

    Location: New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA
  • Essays on Some Maladies of Angola book launch
    Date: September 22, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM

    Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
  • Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies, FALL 2016
    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 semester of 2016.
  • 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.
  • 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

Portuguese from Soho - A story that changed its geography

Event

The Documentary "Portuguese from Soho - A story that changed its geography"

This documentary tells the story of the Portuguese emigrants that arrived to SoHo after the Second World War. Through their story we discover the history of this neighborhood and of the city of New York.

Thursday, October 13, 2016
New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA
Free and open to the public
timor leste

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Reception in honor of Rui Maria de Araujo Prime Minister of Timor-Leste & Xanana Gusmão First President and Former Prime Minister of Timor-Leste

The Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford, the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMD and Arte Institute invite you to come experience Portugal in a journey through music and image, in this multimedia concert by "Rumos Ensemble".

September 25, 5:00 pm
New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA
Free and open to the public
timor leste

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Essays on Some Maladies of Angola book launch

You are cordially invited to attend the launch of two books: Essays on Some Maladies of Angola, edited by Prof. Timothy Walker of UMD, and The Final Book of Giovanni's Villani's New Chronicle, edited by Prof. Matthew Sneider of UMD and Prof. Rala Diakite of Fitchburg State University.

September 22, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM
Prince Henry Society Reading Room of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Free and open to the public
rumos_ensemble

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Rumos Ensemble multimedia concert

The Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford, the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMD and Arte Institute invite you to come experience Portugal in a journey through music and image, in this multimedia concert by "Rumos Ensemble".

Saturday, May 28th, 6:00pm
Star Store Campus (CVPA) -715 Purchase Street, New Bedford
Free and open to the public
viva portugal

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Tagus Press and the Center for Portuguese Studies at UMassD for three sessions on Lusofonia and Literature

Oona Patrick: Portuguese American Writing Today, Silvia Oliveira (RIC): Portuguese/Lusophone Women's Writing - Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen and Jarita Davis: Reading from her Poetry Book Return Flights.

Saturday, May 7, 1:00-7:45 pm
Downtown New Bedford
Free and open to the public
umassd

Announcement

Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies Fall 2016

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 semester of 2016.

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.

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.

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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 2015

Sergio Paulo Guimarães de Sousa

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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