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 - 2013

Announcement
Cristiana BastosCristiana Bastos, Visiting Endowed Chair Professor in Portuguese Studies for Spring Semester 2013

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Portuguese, in partnership with the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, announces the hire of Prof. Cristiana Bastos, an anthropologist and senior researcher at the Institute for Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon.

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BrazilPublication of Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century by André João Antonil

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century by André João Antonil, edited and translated by Timothy J. Coates, completing a partial translation begun by Charles R. Boxer, with a preface by Stuart B. Schwartz.

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BrazilTagus Press book launch at the John Carter Brown Library

Please join us for today's book launch of Brazil at the Dawn of the Eighteenth Century by André João Antonil, translated by Timothy J. Coates, at the John Carter Brown Library on Thursday, February 21 at 5:30 pm.

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Almost GonePublication of Almost Gone by Brian Sousa

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Almost Gone by Brian Sousa. Alternately gritty, suspenseful, and illuminating, Brian Sousa's debut collection of interlocking stories depicts the Portuguese American experience from a new perspective.

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Almost GoneReading by Brian Sousa and a book launch of Almost Gone. Also featuring readings by authors Adija George and Irina Mashinsk.

Date: Thursday, March 7 2013, 3:00 p.m.
Location: Boston Public Library (Commonwealth Room)

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20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, in partnership with the departments of Portuguese, English and History, announces the 20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth, June 24 – July 26, 2013. Situated in the heart of North America's oldest and largest Portuguese-speaking community, our program provides a unique cultural environment for learning Portuguese in a richly varied natural immersion setting.

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Spring 2013 Lecture Series
Anthony BarcellosBook Talk with Anthony Barcellos, Novelist

The author will read from his debut novel, Land of Milk and Money (Tagus Press, 2012), which tells the story of the Francisco family, Portuguese immigrants who build a prosperous dairy farm in California. However, the family falls apart when the matriarch’s death leaves their dairy-farm legacy up for grabs.

Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, Claire T. Carney Library, UMass Dartmoouth.

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Spring 2013 Lecture Series
Filipe Ribeiro de MenesesLecture: “Defying the wind of change: Portugal, Rhodesia and South Africa, 1961-1980,” by Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses, Historian

Lecture by Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses, Historian, Professor of History at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2013, 12 noon
Location: LARTS 397D – CAS Dean's Conference Room, UMass Dartmouth

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Spring 2013 Lecture Series
Cristiana BastosLecture: “Revisiting Taft's Two Portuguese communities in New England (1923): the Racialization of Migrants and Its Consequences”, by Cristiana Bastos

Lecture by Cristiana Bastos, Visiting Endowed Chair Professor and Anthropologist at the University of Lisbon's Institute for Social Sciences
Followed by Phi Lambda Beta, National Portuguese Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Board of Trustees Room, Foster Administration Building, UMass Dartmouth

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Announcement
20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese at UMass DartmouthUMD Summer Program in Portuguese receives $10,000 FLAD grant for scholarships

The UMass Dartmouth Summer Program in Portuguese, now in its 20th year, has received a grant of $10,000 from the Luso-American Foundation of Lisbon, to be used for student scholarships.

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Winning the Game and Other StoriesPublication of Winning the Game and Other Stories by Rubem Fonseca

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Winning the Game and Other Stories by Rubem Fonseca, translated by Clifford E. Landers. With an unflinching, unsentimental eye and a soupçon of black humor, Fonseca chronicles the foibles, manias, and obsessions of the people of Brazil's metropolises.

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Economies of Relation: Money and Personalism in the Lusophone WorldPublication of Economies of Relation: Money and Personalism in the Lusophone World

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Economies of Relation: Money and Personalism in the Lusophone World, guest edited by Roger Sansi under the general editorship of Victor K. Mendes. This double-volume issue of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies(vols. 23-24) examines the representations of money in Brazil and throughout the Lusophone world.

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20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese
Portuguese and Lusophone Film Series. Summer 2013

The 20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese, organized by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and sponsored by the Luso-American Foundation, presents the 2013 Portuguese and Lusophone Film Series, sponsored by the Instituto Camões and the Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford.

Dates: From June 27 until Wednesday, July 16, 2013
Location: All films will be screened at the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Room 153.

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20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese
Concert by Fernando Holz Concert by Fernando Holz

The 20th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese, organized by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and sponsored by the Luso-American Foundation, offers a concert by Fernando Holz and his band.

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: College of Visual and Performing Arts, Room 153, , UMass Dartmouth (Parking Lot 5)

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Sea of Death by Jorge AmadoPublication of Sea of Death by Jorge Amado

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Sea of Death by Jorge Amado, translated by Gregory Rabassa. Sea of Death describes the sea’s unconquerable mysteries and the robust yearnings of seafaring men – a world of storms and smugglers, of reckless passion and star-crossed love.

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Land, As Far As the Eye Can See: Portuguese in the Old WestPublication of Land, As Far As the Eye Can See: Portuguese in the Old West

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Land, As Far As the Eye Can See: Portuguese in the Old West by Donald Warrin and Geoffrey L. Gomes, an entertaining account of pioneering Portuguese men and women who settled the vast frontier of the American West.

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Announcement
Alberto Pena-RodríguezAlberto Pena-Rodríguez, Visiting Endowed Chair Professor in Portuguese Studies
for Fall Semester 2013

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Department of Portuguese, in partnership with the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, announces the appointment of Prof. Alberto Pena-Rodríguez, Associate Professor of Propaganda and Advertising History at the University of Vigo (Spain) and chair of the Propaganda and Communication Techniques Research Group.

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Another City Upon a HillPublication of Another City Upon a Hill by Joseph Conforti

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth, in partnership with the University Press of New England (UPNE), announces the publication of Another City Upon a Hill: A New England Memoir by Joseph A. Conforti, a searching portrait of a city battered by the collapse of the textile industry woven into a spirited coming of age story.

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Dr. João ParaskevaLeadership change at Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture announced

UMass Dartmouth announced the appointment of Dr. João Paraskeva as the new Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture. Dr. Paraskeva succeeds Dr. Frank Sousa, who resigned from the position last week following 17 years of leadership that established the center as a leading provider of education, scholarship and outreach activity.

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Dr. Timothy D. WalkerUmass Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture announces new leadership of publications program

UMass Dartmouth's Center for Portuguese Studies & Culture (CPSC) has announced Dr. Timothy D. Walker as the new Press Director for the center's publications program, Tagus Press. Following the creation of the position by the CPSC Executive Board in Spring 2013, an election was concluded in July, with Dr. Walker assuming the role at the beginning of September.

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he Nation by the River"The Nation by the River".
Book talk and presentation by Gabe Galambos, author of the novel.

Date: October 28, at 5:30 PM
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives - UMass Dartmouth Library Building

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Fado: The soul of Portugal Fado: The soul of Portugal.
Workshop with Rodrigo Costa Félix, Marta Pereira da Costa, and Pedro Pinhal

Date: October 30, 2013 at 1:00 p.m
Location: College of Visual and Performing Arts, Room 104 (Parking Lot 7), Umass Dartmouth

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Progress and Scientific Idealism in Eça de Queirós (A cidade e as serras) and Jules Verne (Les tribulations d’un chinois en Chine)Progress and Scientific Idealism in Eça de Queirós (A cidade e as serras) and Jules Verne (Les tribulations d’un chinois en Chine)

Lecture by Prof. Sérgio Paulo Guimarães de Sousa, University of Minho.

Date: November 7, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, (parking lot 13), Umass Dartmouth

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Richard ZenithOrigins, Life and Death of Heteronymy in Fernando Pessoa

Lecture by Richard Zenith.

Date: November 13, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Board of Trustees Room, Foster Administration Building, (parking lot 7), Umass Dartmouth

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Jacinto Lucas PiresBook talk by portuguese novelist Jacinto Lucas Pires

Date: November 20, 2013 at 12:00 noon
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives located in the Claire T. Carney Library, (parking lot 13), Umass Dartmouth

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Prof. Alberto Pena-RodrígueNews on the American Dream: A History of the Portuguese Ethnic Press in the United States

Lecture by Prof. Alberto Pena-Rodríguez, University of Vigo (Spain)

Date: November 25, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: Prince Henry Society Reading Room at the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives located in the Claire T. Carney Library, (parking lot 13), Umass Dartmouth

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Announcement
UmassDHélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in
Portuguese Studies

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is seeking candidates for the Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies for the FALL of 2014.

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