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 - 2007

Roundtable: "Studying the New Brazilian Immigration"

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Date & Time :

April 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.

Location :

Woodland Commons

Admission :

This event is open to all professionals, faculty, students, community groups and organizations doing research and/or working on the new immigration to our region and on the Brazilian community

Sponsored by :

The UMD Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, the Department of History, and the Women’s Studies Program, with the support of the Consulate General of Brazil in Boston and the Boston-based Brazilian Women’s Group


Click here to view the colloquim program

Contact :

Professor Cristina Mehrtens

Description :

The roundtable will cover a broad range of topics, from human rights to literature to labor. The purpose of this initiative is to gather all those that investigate and/or work with issues related to immigration in its various aspects and to offer an opportunity for networking and exchanging ideas and experiences.