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

Meet the Authors Series: Timothy Walker

Doctors, Folk Medicine and the Inquisition:
The Repression of Magical Healing in Portugal during the Enlightenment

October 14, 2008; 12 - 1.30 pm
Board of Trustees Room, Foster Administration Building - 3rd floor

Astrid CabralThe Meet the Author series brings authors and the wider university community together to discuss UMass Dartmouth authors’ newly published books that address social, historical, philosophical, literary or artistic issues of interest to the broader campus community. The next event on Tuesday, October 14 from 12 to 1:30 PM will feature Timothy Walker, Assistant Professor of History and Associate Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture. He will discuss his new book, Doctors, Folk Medicine and the Inquisition: The Repression of Magical Healing in Portugal during the Enlightenment, read a few selections, and answer questions from the audience. The event will be held in the Board of Trustees room located in the administration building on the third floor.

If you have any questions, contact
Suzanne Joseph at: sjoseph@umassd.edu or 508-999-8138.

Sponsored by: Provost’s Office

For more information, please visit: http://www.umassd.edu/meettheauthor/

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