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

Racialization, Gender and Precarity: Decolonizing Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

Prof. Patricia Schor and Prof. Damares Barbosa
Coordinator: Prof. Christopher Larkosh

Monday-Friday, October 23-27, 2017

UMass Dartmouth(Please use Parking Lot 13)

Flyer of the event (pdf format)

Prof. Patricia Schor and Prof. Damares Barbosa
Dr. Patricia Schor (left) and Dr. Damares
Barbosa (right)

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press in collaboration with the Department of Portuguese Present:

Racialization, Gender, and Precarity: Decolonizing Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

October 23-27, 2017
UMass Dartmouth(Please use Parking Lot 13)
Coordinator: Prof. Christopher Larkosh

The Hélio and Amélia Pedroso/Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) Endowed Chairs in Portuguese Studies at UMass Dartmouth.

Dr. Patricia Schor teaches at Amsterdam University College and is an affiliated researcher to the Institute for Cultural Inquiry at Utrecht University. She received her PhD from Utrecht University on the subject of the afterlife of colonialism in Portuguese postcolonial literature and theory. She has published on postcolonial African literature, Brazilian postcolonialities and gendered anti-blackness in Europe. Recently she has been exploring the Portuguese and Dutch biopolitical colonial regimes, racism, and colonial heritages across the Atlantic.

Dr. Damares Barbosa is a researcher of the Timor-Leste groups: Literature, Culture, and Society (CNPq) and LIA — Laboratory of Interlocutions with Asia, at USP. She holds a Master’s Degree in Classical Literature from the University of São Paulo and a Doctorate in Comparative Studies of Portuguese Language Literature, with the “East-Timor Literature Guide in Portuguese Language.” She has focused her research on East-Timor literature and comparative studies of Portuguese language literature, on topics such as diaspora, deterritorialization, society, language, and identity.

Racialization, Gender and Precarity: Decolonizing Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies

Monday-Friday, October 23-27, 2017

All are welcome! These events are free and open to the public

For more information: Prof. Christopher Larkosh - clarkosh@umassd.edu

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