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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
New courses announced for the 2014 Summer Program in Portuguese
Fall Semester 2013
Prof. Alberto Pena-Rodríguez