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 - 2017

Celebrating 10 Years of the PhD Program in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory at UMass Dartmouth 2007-2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017. 1:00-7:45 PM
Star Store Campus (College of Visual and Performing Arts)
Star Store Seminar Room (1st floor), Downtown New Bedford

Are all welcome! Free and Open to the Public

Flyer of the Event (PDF format)

Viva Portugal
Celebrating 10 Years of the PhD Program in
Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory at
UMass Dartmouth 2007-2017.

Join Tagus Press, the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, and the Department of Portuguese at UMass Dartnouth for three Community Talks

Celebrating 10 Years of the PhD Program in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory at UMass Dartmouth 2007-2017.

Event
Viva Portugal. Celebrate Portugal (downtown New Bedford). A Street Party of Portuguese Culture: "Celebrating 10 Years of the PhD Program in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory at UMass Dartmouth 2007-2017".
Date:Saturday, May 6, 2017 
Time: 1:00-7:45 PM       
Location: Star Store Campus (College of Visual and Performing Arts) - Star Store Seminar Room (1st floor)

Free and open to the public.

Session One: Faculty (in english)
1:00 pm, Star Store Seminar Room (1st floor)

Talks by faculty from the Department of Portuguese and other faculty affiliated with the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture about their work bringing university and community together.

Participants:

Session Two: Students (in English)
2:00 pm, Star Store Seminar Room (1st floor)

Talks by advanced doctoral students at various stages of the PhD program in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory about their research interests, living in the local community, and teaching the Portuguese language.

Participants:

Session 3: PhDs in the Community (in Portuguese)
3:00 pm, Star Store Seminar Room (1st floor)

Lecture by UMass Dartmouth's first PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory, speaking on Portuguese-American literature and culture today.

Participants:

For more information, please contact: Christopher Larkosh — clarkosh@umassd.edu and Diana Simões — dsimoes@umassd.edu

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