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

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Welcomes the Portuguese military figure & political leader for two keynote addresses

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho
The Portuguese military figure and
political leader, Otelo Saraiva de
Carvalho will visit the South Coast
from September 19-25, 2014

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth welcomes the Portuguese military figure & political leader, Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho for two keynote addresses.

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, who served in Portuguese Angola from 1961-63 and from 1965-67 and then in Portuguese Guinea between 1970 and 1973, was one of the principal figures of the Movement of the Captains (Movimento dos Capitães) and of the Armed Forces Movement (Movimento das Forças Armadas; MFA). He is considered the strategist of the Carnation Revolution, the movement which overthrew the regime of Marcello Caetano in Lisbon on 25 April 1974. He was also a member of the Controversial FP25.

Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho will be greeted by a reception followed by a keynote address on the following dates and locations:

Date:    Wednesday, September 24th
Time:    6:00pm-8:00pm
Place:    New Bedford Whaling Museum - 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

Date:     Thursday, September 25th
Time:     5:30pm-7:30pm
Place:    University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room,  285 Old Westport Road, No. Dartmouth, MA

R.S.V.P: by September 18th - 508-999-8255 or portuguesestudiescenter@umassd.edu

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