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
  • Public screening of “Deportado” by Nathalie Mansoux
    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.
  • 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

Deportado

Event

Public screening of “Deportado” by Nathalie Mansoux

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.
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October 23, 2014, 09:30AM
Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the
Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, (parking lot 13), Umass Dartmouth
Free and open to the public

 

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho

Event

Official Unveiling of the Purrington-Russell Panorama Conservation Project

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.
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October 16, 2014
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Registration is required

 

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).
Read more

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.
Read more

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.
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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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