PLCS
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies (PLCS) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal that publishes original research related to the literatures and cultures of the diverse communities of the Portuguese-speaking world from a broad range of academic, critical and theoretical approaches.
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 8
Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 8
Cape Verde. Language, Literature, and Music
Guest editor: Ana Mafalda Leite

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth

2002 . 560 pp. 6 x 9"
Music / Cape Verde / Literary Criticism - Spanish & Portuguese

$39.95 Paperback, 978-1-933227-05-4

Launching of PLCS 08 and 10 at the Library of Congress


Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 08 & 10 at the Library of Congress

The Hispanic Division and The African and the Middle Eastern Division, and The John W. Kluge Center Library of Congress presents: Contemporary Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures:

A Colloquium on Cape Verde and Mozambique February 6, 2004, 1:30-5:00 p.m. Room 119, Thomas Jefferson Building First and Independence Avenue, S.E. Washington, D.C.

Organized by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Sponsored by: The Luso-American Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal Department of Spanish and Portuguese and The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University, New Brunswick The Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde

1:30 pm: Welcome
Georgette Dorn, Chief of the Hispanic Division, Library of Congress
Beverly Gray, Chief of the African and Mediterranean Division,
Jean MacCormack, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
The Honorable Rui Machete, President, Luso-American Foundation
Barry V. Qualls, Dean of Humanities, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

2:00 pm: Keynote Address
His Excellency Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil Distinguished Visiting Scholar. The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

2:20 pm: Panel 1: Cape Verdean Literature
Moderator: His Excellency José Brito, Ambassador of the Republic of Cape Verde Presentation of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 8:
"Cape Verde: Language, Literature & Music." Ana Mafalda Leite, University of Lisbon
"Contemporary Cape Verdean Literature" Phyllis Peres, University of Maryland, College Park
"A magia da palavra e do verbo" Manuel Veiga, author, and Member of Parliament, Cape Verde

3:30 pm: Break

3:40 pm: Panel 2: Mozambican Literature
Moderator: Armando Panguene, Ambassador of the Republic of Mozambique
Presentation of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 10:
"Reevaluating Mozambique" Phillip Rothwell, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
Contemporary Mozambican Literature and Lilia Momplé Russell Hamilton, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
Reflections on Writing, Mozambique and Women - Lilia Momplé, author

4:50 pm: Closing Remarks
Victor J. Mendes, Editor, Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies. Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

5:30 pm: Reception
Reception is at the Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde
3415 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
RSVP: 202-707-2003

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