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 - 2011

Lecture
"A History of the Portuguese American Citizenship Project"

James McGlinchey, Founding Coordinator of the Portuguese American Citizenship Project, to talk at UMD

Dates: February 17th, 12:30 - 1:30 P.M
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (parking lot 13)

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azorean identityBook Launch and Lecture

Azorean identity in Brazil and the United States

Dates: March 24, 6:00 - 7:30 P.M.
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (parking lot 13)

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acoresColloquium

The Azores, a Gateway to Europe

Dates: April 21st, 2011 1:00-3:30 p.m
Location: LARTS Conference Room 374 (parking lot 1)

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acoresTalk

“Father Alfredo Vieira de Freitas’ View of America in 1939” - A Madeiran priest's view of the U.S. in 1939 by historian Duarte Barcelos Mendonça.

Dates: April 21, 6:00-7:30 p.m
Location:Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (parking lot 13)

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acoresLecture

“Fado at a U.S. Crossroads”, by Prof. Kimberly DaCosta Holton

Dates: September 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (parking lot 13)

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acoresBook Presentation

"Carlucci Versus Kissinger: The U.S. and the Portuguese Revolution", by Bernardino Gomes and Tiago Moreira de Sá

Dates: September 19, at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Woodland Commons, Conference Room 1, parking lot 7A

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abandaConcert

Rua do Vidéo: A Concert by the Group Abanda (from Brazil's Casa Grande Foundation)

Dates: September 21, 1:00-2:00 PM
Location: Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth

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abandaLecture

"John Francis: Azorean go-between for Provincetown and the players", by Dr. George Monteiro, Professor Emeritus of English and Portuguese at Brown University

Dates: October 26, 12:00 - 1:00 P.M
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (parking lot 13)

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Favela e Ro?a Online: Digital Inclusion of Marginalized Urban and Rural Areas of Brazil, a lecture by Paola PradoLecture

Favela e Roça Online: Digital Inclusion of Marginalized Urban and Rural Areas of Brazil, a lecture by Paola Prado

Dates: Friday, December 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
Location: Liberal Arts Building, LARTS 10, UMass Dartmouth

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The Forgotten Diaspora: Portuguese Jews in Western Africa, a lecture by Dr. Peter MarkLecture

The Forgotten Diaspora: Portuguese Jews in Western Africa, a lecture by Dr. Peter Mark

Dates: Monday December 12, 3-4:30 pm
Location: Board of Trustees Room (3rd floor, Foster Building)

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