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

"Mapping the Brazilian Literature Abroad Program, Instituto Itaú Cultural, São Paulo"

Felipe Lindoso, Consultant of the Conexões Itaú Cultural

"On the Novel Her Mother’s Mother’s Mother and Her Daughters"

Maria José Silveira, Brazilian Novelist

April 11, 2018 (Wednesday), 4:00pm / 4:30 pm
Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (Claire T. Carney Library).

Flyer of the event (PDF format)

Felipe Lindoso
Felipe Lindoso, Consultant of the Conexões
Itaú Cultural

Maria José Silveira
Maria José Silveira, Brazilian Novelist

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press in collaboration with The PhD Program in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory, The Department of Portuguese, The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives proudly presents:

"Mapping the Brazilian Literature Abroad Program, Instituto Itaú Cultural, São Paulo"
Felipe Lindoso, Consultant of the Conexões Itaú Cultural
4:00 pm

The program Conexões Itaú Cultural, active since 2008, has built an extensive database of academics, researchers, and translators of Brazilian Literature working outside of Brazil. This open-access database provides a comprehensive mapping of the dissemination of Brazilian literary works and authors

"On the Novel Her Mother’s Mother’s Mother and Her Daughters"
Maria José Silveira, Brazilian Novelist
4:30 pm

Silveira’s novel Her Mother’s Mother’s Mother and Her Daughters (translated from the Portuguese by Eric M. B. Becker and published in 2017 by Open Letter) is a tale of slavery, violence, rape, imprisonment, self-assertion, romance, struggle, and journeys. The story follows twenty generations of women through five centuries of momentous history that formed the Brazil of today. From the arrival of the Portuguese fleet on April 21, 1500 ‒ the day on which an Indian girl named Inaiá is born ‒ up to the year 2000, the formation of Brazilian society is articulated through the lives of twenty

Date: April 11, 2018 (Wednesday)
Place: Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (Claire T. Carney Library). Please use parking lot 13 (map).

Remarks:

For more information: Prof. Dário Borim - dborim@umassd.edu

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