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.

Events - 1998

Lecture
“Portugal and the Sea”
by Professor John Russell-Wood, Johns Hopkins University

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Lecture
“Portugal and the Dawn of Modern Science”
by Professor Onésimo T. Almeida, Brown University

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Reading
Gil Vicente's celebrated 16th century farce Auto da India
by the Provincetown Theater Company
July 10, 1998

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Lecture
“Music of the Indo-Portuguese Communities (India and Sri Lanka)”
by Professor K. David Jackson, Yale University
July 15, 1998

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Concert
“Classical Songs of Portugal, Brazil and  the Hispanic World”
by Natalia de Rezendes and Raymond Buttero
July 17, 1998

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Workshop
“Portuguese Artistic Tiles”
by Arlene Selmonosky.
July 18, 1998

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Lecture
“The Voyage of Vasco da  Gama”
by Dr. George Winius, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth  
July 22, 1998

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Concert
Music of Brazil
by  the Boston-based group Brasileirinho
July 24, 1998

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Press conference
Dr. José Ramos Horta, 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
October 6, 1998

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Lecture
“Portuguese Identity: Different Levels in a Changing Context”
by Dr. Francisco Bethencourt, New University of  Lisbon and Gulbenkian Foundation, Paris  October 14, 1998

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Concert
Coro Pactis, Azores
October 21, 1998

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Lecture
“Lisboa e Eça de Queirós”
by Dr. Luís dos Santos Ferro, Luso-American  Development  Foundation 
October 26, 1998

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Lecture
“Vitorino Nemésio: Ilha e Eixo do Cosmos"
by Professor António Machado Pires, University of the Azores
November 2, 1998

(Sponsored by the Camões Institute, Lisbon)

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Concert
“An Evening with Franz Schubert: Lieder Die Schöne Müllerin”
by José de Oliveira Lopes and Adriano Jordão
November 21, 1998

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Lecture
“Carlos Fredrique Mendes: Poeta e Epistológragfo: apocrifia, autoria, e esvaziamento”
by Professor Maria Eduarda Vassallo Pereira
December 2, 1998

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