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

Interview with Center Director, Victor Mendes and Inês Lima

August 13, 2017 - WJFD 97.3 FM - New Bedford, MA

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Interview with Center Director, Victor Mendes and translator of “A Children’s History of Portugal”, Inês Lima at WJFD 97.3 FM on August 13, 2017.

WJFD 97.3 FM New Bedford, Providence, Boston, & streaming at www.wjfd.com

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In the program, "Conversas Que Importam", Irene de Amaral interviews Professor Victor Mendes, Director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture at UMass Dartmouth and translator of “A Children’s History of Portugal”, Inês Lima, a PhD student in the Portuguese department at UMass Dartmouth.

WJFD 97.3 FM is the only 50,000-watts FM radio station in New England broadcasting in the Portuguese language 24/7/365.  From its 600’ tower in the New Bedford area it reaches the various Portuguese, Brazilian and Cape Verdean communities located  throughout  Eastern New England from Salem, NH to Mystic, CT; from Worcester, MA to Boston, MA and the world via the internet.  The 97.3 frequency has broadcast in the Portuguese language from the 50’s, initially as WBSM-FM (1950-1972), then WGCY-FM (1972-1975) and finally as WJFD-FM (1975-present).

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