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 - 2014

António Simões, renowned soccer legend

Lecture and soccer clinic

Friday, July 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m
Whaling Museum, downtown, New Bedford

Event free and open to the public

António Simões
António Simões, renowned soccer
legend

The 21st Annual Summer Program in Portuguese, organized by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and sponsored by the Luso-American Foundation, offers a lecture by António Simões, which will take place on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Whaling Museum, downtown, New Bedford. The event is free and pen to the public in general.

There will be a Soccer Clinic in Sunday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. The location will be announced.

António Simões Costa (born 14 December 1943), known as Simões, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a left winger. He spent 14 professional seasons with Benfica, playing 449 official games and scoring 72 goals. In the late 70s/early 80s he represented several teams in the United States, and subsequently worked as a manager on both continents. Simões played more than 40 times for Portugal, appearing with the country at the1966 World Cup.

For more information, please contact the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at 508.999.8255 or portuguesestudiesctr@umassd.edu

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