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 - 2000

Lecture
“The Portuguese Nun: Formation of a National Myth”
by Professor Anna Klobucka, University of Georgia
Feb. 17, 2000

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Lecture
“Why 1936 had to be José Saramago’s O Ano da Morte de Ricardo Reis
by Professor David Frier, University of Leeds

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“A Poesia Portuguesa Contemporânea”
by Professor Manuel Frias Martins, University of Lisbon

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Lecture
"O Desencanto com a Republica em Esau e Jacó de Machado de Assis”
by Professor Luiz Fernando Valente, Brown University
April 24, 2000

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Concert
Performance by the Student Musical Group from the University of Porto
April 25, 2000

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Lecture
“Transfiguring Night: Reading Pessoa under the Kerosine Lamp”
by Professor Joaquim Francisco Coelho, Harvard University
May 2, 2000

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Lecture
“The Portuguese Atlantic 1415-1498: Columbus’ Training Ground”
by Professor Timothy Coates, College of Charleston
June 28, 2000

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Concert
Brazilian Music by the Fernando Brandão Quartet
June 30, 2000

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Lecture
“The Dual Voyage of Pedro Alves Cabral and the Discovery of Brazil”
by Professor George Winius, University of Leiden
July 5, 2000

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“Poetry and Paradise and the Discovery of Brazil”
by Professor K. David Jackson, Yale University
July 12, 2000

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“Manuel António de Almeida’s Memoir of a Militia Sargent: A Novel and the Figure on the malandro in Brazilian Culture
by Professor João Cezar de Castro Rocha, State University of Rio de Janeiro
July 19, 2000

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Concert
Portuguese and Brazilian Classical Music
by Cristi Catt and Tom Noren
July 21, 2000

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Concert
International Chamber Music Festival
November 3, 2000

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Book Launching
Launching of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 3 "Pessoa's Alberto Caeiro"
at the Embassy of Portugal, Washington, D.C.
November 30, 2000

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Lecture
“Em torno de A Ilha Fantástica de Germano de Almeida”
by Professor Ana Mafalda Leite, University of Lisbon
December 4, 2000

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