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

2008 Portuguese Summer Program Cultural Events

Lecture: "From Sappho to Sophia and Beyond: Towards a History of Portuguese Women's Poetry"
Anna M. Klobucka

Thursday, July 10, 2008, 11:30-12:30
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Lena TimasAnna Klobucka is Professor of Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where she teaches Portuguese and Lusophone African literatures.

She is the author of The Portuguese Nun: Formation of a National Myth (Bucknell University Press, 2000), published in Portuguese as Mariana Alcoforado: Formação de um Mito Cultural (Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, 2006).She has also co-edited After the Revolution: Twenty Years of Portuguese Literature 1974-1994 (Bucknell, 1997) and Embodying Pessoa: Corporeality, Gender, Sexuality (University of Toronto Press, 2007) and is the lead author of the textbook Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language (Prentice Hall, 2007).

She is currently completing a book manuscript entitled O Formato Mulher: A emergência da autoria feminina na poesia portuguesa.