The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Working in close partnership with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, it is the oldest of these units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth.

Conferences

As part of its activities, the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture organizes a number of conferences that address topics relevant to the Portuguese-speaking world.

8th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education

Dates: September 24, 2010, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Claire T. Carney Library, Browsing Area

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Gender, Empire and Postcolony: Intersections in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

Dates: October 9-11, 2009
Location: Woodland Commons (Friday & Saturday), Charlton College of Business, Room 115 (Sunday)

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Call for Papers / Colloquium
António Vieira & Futures of Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory

Dates: May 2-3, 2008
Location: UMass Dartmouth, Woodland Commons

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Seventh Conference on Portuguese Language Education

Dates: September 18-19, 2009
Location: Claire T. Carney Library (Browsing Area)

For Program & Registration Form, click here

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Call for Papers / Colloquium
António Vieira & Futures of Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory

Dates: May 2-3, 2008
Location: UMass Dartmouth, Woodland Commons

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5th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education

Dates: Friday & Saturday, September 28 & 29, 2007 - 9:30am – 3:30pm
Location: Woodland Commons (parking lots 7 & 8)

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Colloquium & Launching of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 13/14
"The Author as Plagiarist: The Case of Machado de Assis"

Dates: May 19, 2006
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

To view the Table of Contents of the journal, click here.

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Colloquium: Portuguese-Americans in the US Census

Dates: Saturday, September 24, 2005

Please click here to download the program.
The two studies presented at the conference were:
"Portuguese-Americans in the Massachusetts Power Structure" and "Ethnicity and Education in southeastern Massachusetts."

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Facts and Fictions of António Lobo Antunes

Date: October 31 – November 1, 2003

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Post-Imperial Camões

Date: October 11 – 12, 2002

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Garrett’s Travels & Its Descendants

Date: October 22 - 23, 1999

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