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
  • “Austerity Policies and Politics: The EU and the US Rumble”, a lecture by Professor Vasco Rato, executive president of the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD).
    Local: Grand Reading Room of the Claire T. Carney Library at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    Date: Thursday, February 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM
  • 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: Friday, May 22, at 5:30 pm
  • 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.
  • Publication of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies
    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: 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.
  • Publication of The Eternal Son by Cristovão Tezza
    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.
  • 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

Doppio Ensemble

Event

“Austerity Policies and Politics: The EU and the US Rumble”, a lecture by Professor Vasco Rato, executive president of the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD).

The event, free and open to the public, is co-organized by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, the Department of Portuguese and the Department of Educational Leadership and reservations are not required.

Thursday, February 27, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Grand Reading Room of the Claire T. Carney Library at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Free and open to the public

 

Doppio Ensemble

Event

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

Please join us for a theatrical performance by Wallace Shawn and André Gregory. “O Meu Jantar com o André” is a passionate, volatile and humorous encounter between two friends who haven’t seen each other for a long period of time and decide to catch up to speed during dinner. His friend, Wally Shawn, is an American actor and playwright who is more concerned with getting their next meal.

Friday, May 22, 5:30 pm
New Bedford Whaling Museum - 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740
Free and open to the public

 

Doppio Ensemble

Event

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

Publication of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies

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).

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.

The Cabral de Mellos and New Bedford

Announcement

Publication of The Eternal Son by Cristovão Tezza

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.

Summer Program
Chair

New courses announced for the 2014 Summer Program in Portuguese

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

Fall Semester 2013

Prof. Alberto Pena-Rodríguez

Ferreira Mendes
Portuguese-American Archives
Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
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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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