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

Reading of Contemporary Portuguese Poets

Lecture by Margarida Vale de Gato

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Liberal Arts Building, room 212)

Invitation for the event (pdf format)

Margarida Vale de Gato

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Margarida Vale de Gato, from Portugal, will be presenting the following lecture: "Reading of Contemporary Portuguese Poets".

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture/Tagus Press
at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Liberal Arts Building, room 212
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA

Please use parking lot #1

Margarida Vale de Gato is a Visiting Professor from the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she is coordinator of American Studies. She is currently affiliated with the English Department at Georgetown University, with a teaching and research project on the Modernist reception of Edgar Allan Poe. She has translated several canonical French and American authors into Portuguese, namely Henri Michaux, George Sand, Melville, W. B. Yeats, Jack Kerouac, Vladimir Nabokov, Marianne Moore, and Sharon Olds. She has published two books of poetry, Mulher ao Mar (2010, 2013) and Lançamento (2016).

For more information, contact Anna Klobucka ( Space is limited; please RSVP by October 31.

This presentation is conducted through the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF). OLF enables Visiting Scholars to share their research interests, speak about their home country, and exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty, and community organizations. Through these lectures, universities forge relationships with the Fulbright Scholar Program, Visiting Scholars, and the Visiting Scholar’s home and host institutions.


Some photos of the lecture by Margarida Vale de Gato

(click to enlarge the photo)

Margarida Vale de Gato Margarida Vale de Gato