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

2007 Portuguese Summer Program Cultural Series

"Representing and Misrepresenting Brazil: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Commitment to Social Criticism in Contemporary Brazilian Cinema"

António Luciano de Andrade Tosta, Assistant Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Category :

Lecture

Date & Time :

Tuesday, 17 July 2007 at 11:30 AM

Location :

Browsing Area of the Claire T. Carney Library (parking lot 13)

Admission :

All welcome!

Sponsored by :

Luso-American Foundation (Lisbon), the UMD Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, the UMD College of Arts and Sciences, and the UMD Division of Professional and Continuing Education.

Contact :

Gina Reis , at 508-999-9270 or greis@umassd.edu

Description :

António Luciano de Andrade Tosta is an Assistant Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has a PhD in Comparative Literature and a Master's in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from Brown University. He is currently finishing the manuscript Confluence Narratives in the Literatures of the Americas. His articles have appeared on several journals and books in the US, Brazil and Europe.

 

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