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
  • Last Will and Testament: Potatoes, Life and Poetry
    A lecture by Prof. Ana Luísa Amaral , Hélio and Amélia Pedroso Endowed Chair

    Monday, November 10, 5:00 pm at UMass Dartmouth - BOT room (3rd floor Admin Building)
  • Portuguese music recital at UMD by Doppio Ensemble
    The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announces a free concert by Doppio Ensemble.
    The event will take place at 6:00 PM in Room 153 of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts on November 18, 2014.
  • 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

Prof. Ana Luísa Amaral

Event

Last Will and Testament: Potatoes, Life and Poetry
A lecture by Prof. Ana Luísa Amaral , Hélio and Amélia Pedroso Endowed Chair

Departing from her poem “Last Will and Testament” (1990), Prof. Amaral will discuss the connections between parenthood, as a source of both pleasure, anguish, and poetic creativity. She will also discuss the problematics of sexual difference that surround the reception of the poems.

November 10, 5:00 pm
UMass Dartmouth - BOT room (3rd floor Admin Building)
Free and open to the public

 

Doppio Ensemble

Event

Portuguese music recital at UMD by Doppio Ensemble

The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announces a free concert by Doppio Ensemble.
Established in 2002 with violinist Evandra de Brito Gonçalves and pianist Ana Queirós, Doppio Ensemble has performed in several festivals and concert halls throughout Portugal, England, Italy, France and Brazil.  With a wide repertoire that ranges from the Baroque period to XXI century compositions, the duo dedicates special attention to Portuguese composers.

November 18, 6:00 pm
Room 153 of the Center for Visual and Performing Arts , UMass Dartmouth
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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