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

Escrita da vida – Vida da Escrita
Conversations with four Portuguese American Writers

A Colloquium on Contemporary Portuguese American Literature

Saturday, September 22, 2007
10am-3pm @ John F. Kennedy Library in Boston

escrita de vida

Join the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture for two lively conversations, each featuring a pair of critically acclaimed Portuguese-American writers and moderated by a prominent scholar. The two sessions will be followed by a performance of a play based upon Charles Reis Felix's memoir, Through A Portagee Gate.  The play was adapted for the stage and will be performed by the New Bedford theatre company Culture*Park.


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