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
  • The Honorable Robert A. Sherman, US Ambassador in Lisbon, to visit the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on March 31st
    Local: Robert F. Stoico/FirstFed Charitable Foundation Grand Reading Room at the Claire T. Carney Library at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    Date: March 31, 2015 at 11:30pm
  • Portuguese Film Series Spring 2015

    Documentary “Gosto de ti como és (I love you as you are)" directed by Sílvia Firmino, Portugal, 2005.
    Local: Main Auditorium, UMass Dartmouth

    Date: April 2nd 2015, 6:00 P.M.
  • Publication of Saint Christopher by Eça de Queirós
    Saint Christopher, a powerful story by Portugal's greatest nineteenth-century writer, expresses a deeply felt passion for social justice and human solidarity.

    Saint Christopher is volume 9 of the Adamastor Book Series.
  • Helio and Amelia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies, Frédéric Vidal, to present a series of films and discussions at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
    Local:University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and New Bedford Whaling Museum

    Date: From March, 26th to April, 23rd 2015
  • 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
  • The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will not offer the academic Summer Program in Portuguese this year
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

As Operações SAAL

Event

The Honorable Robert A. Sherman, US Ambassador in Lisbon, to visit the
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on March 31st

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.

March 31, 2015 at 11:30pm
Robert F. Stoico/FirstFed Charitable Foundation Grand Reading Room at the Claire T. Carney Library at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Free and open to the public.
Please RSVP as seats are limited.
As Operações SAAL

Event

Portuguese Film Series Spring 2015: Documentary “Gosto de ti como és (I love you as you are)”

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.

April 2nd 2015, 6:00 P.M.
Main Auditorium, UMass Dartmouth
Free and open to the public
Saint Christopher

Announcement

Publication of Saint Christopher by Eça de Queirós

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.

Frederic Vidal

Event

Helio and Amelia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies, Frédéric Vidal, to present a series of films and discussions at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Plan of Activities for Spring 2015 (All films presented at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth unless otherwise noted):

- Special film session: "As Operações Saal" (Saal Operations) by João Dias

- Film Series: "Seeing & Experiencing Lisbon: Inhabitant a Tourist City"

- Presentation to the UMass Dartmouth community

From March, 26th to April, 23rd 2015
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and New Bedford Whaling Museum
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

 

Summer Program

Announcement

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will not offer the academic Summer Program in Portuguese this year

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. 

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

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.

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 2014

Prof. Ana LuÍsa Amaral

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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