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 - 2008

Once Removed: Portuguese-American Poets of Azorean Descent

2008 Boston Portuguese Festival

Boston Public Library, Copley Square
Mezzanine Conference Room
7:00 pm, Thursday, June 5, 2008

Three Portuguese American writers read and discuss their poetry -- New Bedford native Nancy Vieira Couto, Fall River native Thomas J. Braga, and Provincetown native Frank X. Gaspar. Christopher Larkosh, professor of Portuguese-American studies at UMass Dartmouth, will moderate. This free program has been organized by the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities in partnership with the Center for Portguese Studies and Culture at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as part of an ongoing series of programs on contemporary Portuguese-American literature.

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