Honorable Robert A. Sherman’s address will reflect on his experience as US Ambassador in Lisbon over the past year.
Please join us in this milestone event and engage in a debate that will cover pertinent issues related with US and Portugal and common interests within the current globalized matrix.
The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture presents a 60 minute documentary: “Gosto de ti como és (I love you as you are)”, directed by Sílvia Firmino, Portugal, 2005. In Portuguese with English subtitles. Followed by Question & Answer Session.
Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Saint Christopher by Eça de Queirós, translated by Gregory Rabassa and Earl Fitz, with a foreword by Carlos Reis. Saint Christopher, a powerful story by Portugal’s greatest nineteenth-century writer, expresses a deeply felt passion for social justice and human solidarity.
Plan of Activities for Spring 2015 (All films presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth unless otherwise noted):
- Film Series: "Seeing & Experiencing Lisbon: Inhabitant a Tourist City"
- Presentation to the UMass Dartmouth community
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.
The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will not offer the academic Summer Program in Portuguese this year. We will, however, sponsor cultural activities and events that will be free and open to the community. The Center will post these events and activities on our University web page as well as our Facebook page.
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.
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.
New courses announced for the 2014 Summer Program in Portuguese
Fall Semester 2014
Prof. Ana LuÍsa Amaral