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.

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Contemporary Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures:Cape Verde and Mozambique

February 6, 2004

The Hispanic Division, the African and Middle Eastern Division, and the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, in conjunction with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, presented an international colloquium on contemporary Lusophone African literatures and cultures. This international colloquium, Contemporary Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures: Cape Verde and Mozambique, was held at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., on Friday, February 6, 2004. The keynote address was delivered by the Honorable Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil and currently a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. The event was organized by Frank F. Sousa, Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and co-sponsored by the Luso-American Foundation, the Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde, and Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

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