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

Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair
in Portuguese Studies Fall 2015

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 2015. Established in 2001 by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, the Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Foundation Endowed Chair in Portuguese Studies allows for the hire of a distinguished scholar, professor and/or author, specializing in the vast and varied Portuguese-speaking world comprised of over 220 million people in eight countries on four continents. The Endowed Chair is a rotating visiting distinguished scholar program that supports the interdisciplinary graduate/undergraduate program in Portuguese Studies and the research objectives and various publication series of the Center.

Applicants can nominate themselves or another person by sending a letter of interest, CV and detailed plan of activities addressed to the Chair of the Committee, Professor João M. Paraskeva via email to ltavares4@umassd.edu. The deadline is February 2, 2015.

To learn more about this position, contact Professor João M. Paraskeva, Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at jparaskeva@umassd.edu or Lisa Tavares, Administrative Assistant in the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at ltavares4@umassd.edu or (508) 999-8255.

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