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 - 2018

Florbela

Screening of Portuguese Film "Florbela"

(in portuguese with english subtitles)

New Bedford Free Public Library on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 - 7 PM
(International Women's Day)

Portuguese Film "Florbela" at the New Bedford Free Public Library on Thursday, March 8th, 2018, International Women’s Day.

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture/Tagus Press is a proud partner of this screening and discussion, with actor Ivo Canelas, of the Portuguese film Florbela, directed by Vicente Alves do Ó.

Shaken by a divorce in the 1920s, Portuguese poet Florbela Espanca uses her writing to deal with her tumultuous relationship with men, eroticism, and love.

Light refreshment will be served.

Hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday, March 8th, 2018 - 7 PM (International Women's Day)
Place: New Bedford Free Public Library, 613 Pleasant St, New Bedford, MA 02740 (map)

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