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 - 2010

Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

Traditional Pottery from Lagoa, São Miguel, Azores

Exhibition in collaboration with the Associação Mosaico Cultural e Solidária de Lagoa, Açores, EUA e Canadá

Dates: January 7 to March 31 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am – 5 pm
Location: The William Q. and Mary Jane MacLean Gallery, FMPA Archives

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Duo Barrenechea Concert
Brazilian and French Classical Flute and Piano Concert by Duo Barrenechea

Dates: February 24 2010, 8:00 P.M.

Location: Recital Hall (CVPA 153)

Suggested donation: $5.00

Sponsored by : Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the College of Arts and Sciences,
with support from Brazil's Culture Ministry

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Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

How to Use Archives for Academic Purposes

Workshop by Sonia Pacheco, Librarian Archivist, FMPA Archives

Dates: February 25 / 12:30 pm
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room, FMPA Archives

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Rui MacheteLecture
Transatlantic Challenges in an Age of Global Transformations: Portugal-US Relations
by Rui Machete, President of the Luso-American Foundation

Dates: Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 3 p.m.
Location: Board of Trustees Room, Foster Administration Building (Parking Lots 5 & 6

Event free and open to the public

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Lecture Lecture
The Protestant Portuguese Community in Antebellum Illinois
by Prof. David J. Langum, Sr

Dates: Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 5 PM
Location:Prince Henry Society Reading Room of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives - Claire T. Carney Library

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Portugal USAFerreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

The Portuguese Community of San Diego

Book talk with slide presentation by Donna Alves Calhoun, The Portuguese Historical Center, San Diego

Dates: March 25 / 12:30 pm
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room, FMPA Archive

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Germano Almeida Lecture
Literature and Identity: Reflections of a Cape Verdean Writer
by Cape Verdean Author Germano Almeida

Dates: April 14, 2010 at 2:00 PM
Location: Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area (parking lot 13)

 

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25 Abril Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

On the Front Page: The Carnation Revolution

Exhibition about the Portuguese Revolution of April 25, 1974
Curated by Sonia Pacheco, Librarian Archivist, FMPA Archives

Dates: April 1 to April 30 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am to 5 pm
Location: The William Q. and Mary Jane MacLean Gallery, FMPA Archives

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Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

From Whaling to Weaving: The Socioeconomic Status of the Portuguese in Late 19th-century New Bedford

Lecture by Prof. Rose Rodrigues, Fairfield University

Dates: April 27 / 12:30 pm
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room, FMPA Archives

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Lecture
Perils and Promises for Portugal’s African Empire, 1770-1920s: The Case of Angola

Lecture by Prof. Douglas Wheeler of the University of New Hampshire

Dates: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 2:00 PM.
Location: Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area (parking lot 13)

Free and open to the public

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Camoes

Lecture
Luís de Camões: The Poet as Scriptural Exegete

Lecture by Professor John Fleming of Princeton University

Dates: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 5:00 PM.
Location: Liberal Arts Building Room 397D (parking lot 1)

Free and open to the public

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Euro

Panel Discussion
The Crisis of Confidence in Southern European Economies and its Impact on the EURO: Is the concern fair

Dates: May 3, 2010 at 11-12:30pm
Location: Library Browsing Area (parking lot 13) 

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The Undiscovered IslandFerreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

The Undiscovered Island

Book talk with Portuguese poetry and music by Darrell Kastin, author and musician, with Shawna Kastin on vocals

Dates: May 6 / 5 pm
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room, FMPA Archives

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The Undiscovered IslandTalk
The Portuguese and Cape Verdean role in American whaling is featured talk at the New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Day of Portugal celebration, June 10.

Talk by Dr.Donald Warrin

Dates: June 10, 2010 at 7.30pm
Location: Museum Theater, New Bedford Whaling Museum

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Portugal Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

The Day of Portugal: Images from South Coast Portuguese Media

Curated by Sonia Pacheco, Librarian Archivist, FMPA Archives

Dates: June 1 to June 30 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am – 5 pm
Location: The William Q. and Mary Jane MacLean Gallery, FMPA Archives

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Brasil USA

Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
Spring/Summer ’10 events

Folk Woodcuts from Brazil’s Northeast: From the Brazilian-American Cultural Institute collection

Exhibition of 120 woodcut prints from chapbooks

Dates: July 7-August 30 / Mon-Fri / 9:30 am – 5 pm
Location: The William Q. and Mary Jane MacLean Gallery, FMPA Archives

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Lecture
A língua portuguesa e o bidialetalismo na era da globalização" by Gláucia Silva

Dates:Wednesday, July 14, 2010, 11:30 AM
Location: LARTS 111

 

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Joao Rosa

Lecture
“Language and Social Justice: The politics of re-engineering citizenship” by João Rosa

Dates:Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 11:30 AM
Location: LARTS 111

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Joao Rosa

Concert
Brazilian concert at UMass Dartmouth by Valdisa Moura

Dates: July 27, 2010, 8 P.M.
Location: CVPA Auditorium (Room 153) on the UMass Dartmouth Campus

 

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SalwaLecture
The Politics and Aesthetics of Music in Twentieth-Century Portugal

By : Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco
Instituto de Etnomusicologia-Centro de Estudos em Música e Dança
Universidade Nova de Lisboa

When: Monday, September 20, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.
Where: Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area

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Lecture
Prof. Jo?o Paulo Oliveira e CostaThe Portuguese Conquest of Goa: War and Politics in India, in 1510

By : Prof. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa
New University of Lisbon.

When: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m
Where: Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area, Parking Lot 13

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Conference
8th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Educationl

When: Friday, September 24, 2010, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Where: Claire T. Carney Library, Browsing Area

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Jos? Ramos-Horta, President of East TimorJosé Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, to introduce UMD book on Portugal-Asia Relations

When: Monday, September 27, 2010 at 11:30 a.m
Where: Claire T. Carney Library Browsing Area, Parking Lot 13

 

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Leaving Pico Book Talk
Frank X. Gaspar, award-winning author of LEAVING PICO to read at Baker Books

When: Thursday, October 7th at 7:00 PM
Where: Baker Books, 69 State Road in North Dartmouth, MA

 

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Miguel de Figueiredo Corte-RealExhibition and Lecture
"Miguel Corte-Real: the Man and his Collection"

When: Friday, October 22nd, 2010 at 6:00 PM
Where: Prince Henry Society Reading Room of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives,
Claire T. Carney Library, Parking Lot 13.

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Prof. Rui MacheteLecture
"The Legitimizing Role of Administrative Procedure Law in the United States and Continental Europe: A Comparative Analysis,"

Lecture on Portuguese and American Administrative Law by Prof. Rui Machete of the Catholic University of Lisbon and Former President of the Luso-American Foundation

When: Monday, October 25, 2010 at 1 p.m.
Where: Larkin Moot Courtroom at the law school ( 333 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747)

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Colloquium
“Portugal na América”: A Conversation with Two Portuguese-American Writers

Colloquium on Portuguese-American Literature and History, in Lisbon and the Azores

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Where/When
Luso-American Foundation in Lisbon - October 26, 2010 at 6 p.m
Palacete Silveira e Paulo, in Angra do Heroísmo - October 27 at 6:15 p.m
Biblioteca Pública e Arquivo Regional de Ponta Delgada - October 28 at 5 p.m.

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Prof. Jos? Dami?o RodriguesLecture
"Between Spain and the Empire: The Quest for a Portuguese Identity"

A lecture by Prof. José Damião Rodrigues from the University of the Azores / Center of Overseas History

When: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 5:00 PM
Where: Arts & Sciences Dean’s Conference Room, 397-D.
Parking lot 1.

All welcome!

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Fernando NunesLecture
"Portuguese-Canadian Academic Underachievement and Parental Approaches Towards their Children’s Schooling"

Lecture on Portuguese-Canadian Academic Underachievement and Parental Approaches Toward their Children’s Schooling

When: Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 12:30 to 1:30 P.M.
Where: Prince Henry Society Reading Room of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives located in the Claire T. Carney Library (Parking Lot 13)

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Richard ZenithLecture
"Fernando Pessoa and the Portuguese New State circa 1930"

A lecture by Richard Zenith Lisbon-based Pessoan scholar, translator and writer

When: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 5:00 PM
Where: Arts & Sciences Dean’s Conference Room, 397-D. Parking lot 1.

All welcome! Pizza and refreshments at 4:30 PM.

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Philosopher Jos? Marinho Lecture
“An ethical ontology: the genesis and scope of José Marinho’s Theory of Being and Truth (1961)”

Lecture on Portuguese Philosopher José Marinho at UMass Dartmouth

When: Monday, November 29, 2010 at 5:00 PM
Where: Liberal Arts Building (parking lot 1), Conference Room 374

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Cristiana Bastos Lecture
“Of Island, Oceans and Continents: Extraordinary Stories of Migration from Madeira to Guyana, Hawaii and Angola”

Lecture on Migration from the Madeira Islands to Guyana, Hawaii, and Angola, by the Portuguese Anthropologist Cristiana Bastos

When: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 12 noon
Where: Archives at the Claire T. Carney Library (parking lot 13)

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Dr. Ramon Tasa Concert
Como la Rosa en la Guerta: Hannukkah Concert in Ladino, featuring Cantor Dr. Ramon Tasa

When: Monday December 6, 2010 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: UMass Dartmouth, CVPA Auditorium, Room 153, 285 Old Westport Road North Dartmouth, Ma, (park in lot 7)

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Frank GasparLecture
“The Journey from Silence to Voice: The Portuguese-American Writer in Search of Themes and Audience”

Lecture by the writer Frank X. Gaspar

When: Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 5 p.m.
Where: UMass Dartmouth, Archives at the Claire T. Carney Library (parking lot 13)

Free and open to the public and including a wine-and-cheese reception

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