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

Lecture : "The Reconstruction of Lisbon:
Severa's Legacy and the Fado's Rewriting of Urban History"

by Professor Michael Colvin

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

Professor Michael ColvinThe Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is pleased to announce a lecture entitled "The Reconstruction of Lisbon: Severa's Legacy and the Fado's Rewriting of Urban History" by Professor Michael Colvin. The lecture will be on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 5:00 pm and will be held in Liberal Arts Building, Room 374 (parking lot 1).

Michael Covin is an Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at Marymount Manhattan College in New York. He has recently published a book about fado and fascism in Portugal, called The Reconstruction of Lisbon: Severa's Legacy and the Fado's Rewriting of Urban History (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2008).

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