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

"Seeing and Reading Violence in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Contexts"

by Prof. Victor K. Mendes, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Category :


Date & Time :

Tuesday, 24 July 2007 at 11:30 AM

Location :

Browsing Area, Claire T. Carney Library

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

Description :

Victor K. Mendes is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He is the editor of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies,, and the author of Crise na Representação (1999). He is currently working on a book project entitled The Entrapped Reader: Sterne, Garrett, and Machado de Assis.