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 - 2009

Manuela Aguiar Colloquium
"Migrant Women and the Media"

Dates: February 18, 2009 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Location: Woodland Commons Community Center

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Professor Michael ColvinLecture
"The Reconstruction of Lisbon: Severa's Legacy and the Fado's Rewriting of Urban History"
by Professor Michael Colvin

Dates: Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 5:00 pm
Location: Liberal Arts Building, Room 374 (parking lot 1)

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Rui Zink Lecture
“After Watchmen
by Professor Rui Zink

Dates: Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at Noon
Location: Foster Administration Building, Board of Trustees Room (parking lots 5 & 6)

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In?s Pedrosa Lecture
“Eternity and Desire: A Talk with Inês Pedrosa.”
by Inês Pedrosa

Dates:Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm.
Location: Foster Administration Building, Board of Trustees Room (parking lots 5 & 6)

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Diario de NoticiasPress Conference
Historical Portuguese-American Newspaper Available Online

Dates: Tuesday, April 28 at 1 p.m.
Location: Board of Trustees Room (Parking Lot 6)

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Rui Zink Lecture
“Luiz Pacheco - Libertine Writer & All”
by Professor Rui Zink

Dates: Friday, May 8, 2009 at 12:00 p.m.
Location: Foster Administration Building, Board of Trustees Room (parking lots 5 & 6)

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Sonnets and Other Poems   Community, Culture and the Makings of Identity: Portuguese-Americans along the Eastern Seaboard Book Lauching
"Lauching of Two Books at Portuguese Consulate in New Bedford, Massachusetts"

Dates: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 7 pm
Location: Consulate of Portugal, Camões Room, 628 Pleasant Street, 2nd Floor, New Bedford, MA 02740

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Donaldo Macedo Lecture
Re-Inserting Language in the Cape Verdean Creole Debate
by Donaldo Macedo, University of Massachusetts Boston

Dates: July 15, 2009 - 11.30 AM
Location: LARTS, Room 111

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Lutchinha Concert
An Evening of Cape Verdean Music with Lutchinha

Dates: July 15, 2009 - 8 PM
Location: CVPA, Recital Hall (parking lot 9)

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Edwin Gentzler Lecture
Translation Training in the Age of Globalization
by Edwin Gentzler, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dates: July 30, 2009 - 11.30 AM
Location: LARTS, Room 111

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D?rio Borim, Jr. Lecture
The Sea as Metaphor and Leitmotif in Bossa Nova
by Dário Borim, Jr., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Dates: August 3, 2009 - 11.30 AM
Location: LARTS, Room 11

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Ferreira-Mendes   Portuguese-American Archives Colloquium
Media and Identity in Portuguese America

Dates:Friday, September 18, 2009, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m
Location: Board of Trustees Room of the Foster Administration Building (Parking Lot 6)

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Ferreira-Mendes   Portuguese-American Archives Public dedication
Dedication of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

Dates:Friday, September 18, 2009 at 4 p.m.
Location: Claire T. Carney University Library (Parking Lot 13)

 

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Conference
Seventh Conference on Portuguese Language Education

Dates: September 18-19, 2009
Location: Claire T. Carney Library (Browsing Area)

Program & Registration Form

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Helen VendlerReading
Reading of Camões at Boston Public Library, with Helen Vendler

Dates: Thursday, September 24, 2009, from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m.
Location: Orientation Glass Room at the Boston Public Library

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Conference
Gender, Empire and Postcolony: Intersections in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

Dates: October 9-11, 2009
Location: Woodland Commons (Friday & Saturday), Charlton College of Business, Room 115 (Sunday)

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Filipe de MenesesLecture
To what end power? 
António de Oliveira Salazar and Portugal, 1928-1968
by Historian Filipe de Meneses, from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Dates: November 3, 2009, 11:00-12:00
Location: Liberal Arts Building, Room 374 (parking lot 1)

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Lecture
voteLecture on Portuguese-American Voting Trends in Massachusetts and California in the 2008 Elections
by James McGlinchey, National Coordinator of the Portuguese American Citizenship Project (PACP).

Dates: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 5 PM
Location: Board of Trustees Room, Foster Administration Building (parking lot 6)

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Library of CongressColloquium
The Portuguese Renaissance and the Brazilian Baroque: A Colloquium on Three New Books

Dates: November 13, 2009 at 10 a.m
Location: Members’ Room, Library of Congress

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Our Lady of the Artichokes and Other Portuguese-American Stories Book Talk
Portuguese-American writer Katherine Vaz, author of Our Lady of the Artichokes and Other Portuguese-American Stories talks at UMass-Dartmouth

Dates: November 13, 2009 at 5 p.m
Location: Browsing Area of the University Library (Parking Lot 13)

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Exhibit
Traditional Portuguese Presépio Exhibit

Dates:December 3rd through December 21st, 2009
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room
Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives

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Symposium
Eça and Machado Revisited: A Seminar with Carlos Reis and João Cezar de Castro Rocha

Dates: Friday, December 11, 2009, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Location: LARTS 374 (parking available in Lot 1)

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