Previous Events and Highlights

2017-2018

11 October: "An Azorean Perspective on the Relations between Portugal and the USA: Post-World War II Period"
by Luís Andrade, University of the Azores
1:30 pm, CPSC (LARTS, room 212)

10 October: Bate-Papo Pizza and Games
Pizza and Games
3:30 pm, LARTS 212

 6 October: Mozambican History, Myth, and Coloniality: A Symposium to Celebrate the Launching of Ungulani Ba Ka Khosa's Ualalapi: Fragments from the End of Empire
Speakers: Luís Madureira, Anna Mester, and Pillip Rothwell
Charlton College of Business, UMassD, room CCB 115, 3:00-5:00 pm

29 September: 14th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education
Org. Gláucia Silva
Charlton College of Business

22 September: Bate-Papo Sunrise Bakery
Portuguese Habbits in a Coffeeshop
3:00 pm, Sunrise Bakery, South Dartmouth

 

2016-2017

4 August: PhD Dissertation Defense Serena
PhD Dissertation Defense
by Serena J. Rivera

31 July: PhD Dissertation Proposal Nélia
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
by Nélia Alves-Guimarães; UMass Dartmouth

4 May: PhD Dissertation Defense Américo
PhD Dissertation Defense
by Américo Motta, UMass Dartmouth

3 May: PhD Dissertation Defense Elisandra
PhD Dissertation Defense
by Elisandra Pereira, UMass Dartmouth

May 1: Lecture Noemi Jaffe
The Department of Portuguese and the Center for Jewish Culture with the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives and the Center for Portuguese Studies
by Brazilian writer Noemi Jaffe

April 27: Lecture George Monteiro
The PhD Program of Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and the Portuguese Department at UMassD with the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives
by George Monteiro, emeritus professor at Brown University

21 April: PhD Dissertation Defense Cristiane
PhD Dissertation Defense
by Cristiane Soares, UMass Dartmouth

12 April: Lecture Miguel Moniz
The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, in collaboration with the Department of Portuguese, and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives Lecture
by Miguel Moniz, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon

6 April: Lecture Archives Portuguese-Americans and the Great War
The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives Lecture
by Dr. Paula Noversa Rioux, Lecturer at UMass Dartmouth

6 April: Bate-Papo Filme
Brazilian Movie Lisbela e o Prisioneiro (2003, romantic comedy by Guel Arraes)
4:00 pm, Charlton College of Business at UMass D, room 115

5 April: Lecture João Tordo
PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory Lecture Series
by Portuguese writer writer João Tordo

31 March: Bate-Papo Portugalia
Let's go grocery shopping!
4:00 pm, Portugalia Marketplace, Fall River

7 December:PhD Dissertation Proposal Américo
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
by Américo Motta, UMass Dartmouth

9 December:PhD Dissertation Proposal Analia
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
by Analia Tebaldi, UMass Dartmouth

9 December: Holiday Celebration Dinner
Cordial invitation by the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture
5:00 - 7:00 pm, Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives (Claire T. Carney Library, UMD)

28 November: Graduate Student Wine and Cheese Reception
Cordial invitation by Associate Provost Meressi
4:00 - 6:00 pm, Grand Reading Room at T. Carney Library

17 November: Early Lunchtime Reading and Q&A
by Portuguese-American writer Frank X Gaspar
hosted by POR 217 - course in Portuguese-American Literature

16 November: Lecture Ondjaki
PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory Lecture Series
by Angolan writer Ondjaki, Guest Professor at UMassD for the Fall semester

16 November: Bate-Papo (Natal)
Christmas Traditions in Portuguese speaking countries
at 3:15 pm, at the Library Lounge

27 October: Book Launch "Representações de Género e Abuso na Literatura e Cultura Portuguesa no Século XX e Princípios do Século XXI"
by Cecília Amaral
Room Camões, Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford

17 October: The Maias - Movie Showing and Discussion
PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory Lecture Series
Talk by Frank F. Sousa (UMass Lowell) and Q&A with actor Pedro Lacerda

23 September: 13th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education
Org. Gláucia Silva
Woodland Commons

25 August: MA Thesis Defense Miriam Kelly
MA Dissertation Defense
by Miriam Kelly, UMass Dartmouth

 

2015-2016

7 May: Lectures Tagus Press
Tagus Press, with the Center for Portuguese Studies and Cluture at UMassD
Viva Portugal! Street Fest, Downtown New Bedford

3 May: "Reading and Book Signing with Cape-Verdean American Poet Jarita Davis"
Tagus Press, with the Center for Portuguese Studies and Cluture at UMassD
Libreal Arts North Atrium, 4:30 pm

30 April: "A Night of Fado and Brazilian Rhythms with Tânia da Silva and Lucas Pullin"
Cultures of the Portuguese Speaking World Event
Cook Memorial Theater at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, 5:30-8:00 pm

29 April: "Lusophone Identity: a Lecture on José Saramago's Journals"
Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture Lecture
by Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Rodrigo Xavier (Technological Federal University of Paraná)

27 April: "And the Festa Continues: an Analysis of Contemporary Portuguese-American Life"
MA Dissertation Defense
by Matthew de Matos, UMass Dartmouth

25 April: Lecture Daniel da Silva
Department of Portuguese and Portuguese Honor Society Lecture
by Daniel da Silva, Columbia University

20 April: Lecture José Tolentino
PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory Lecture Series
by poet and theologian José Tolentino de Mendonça (Portuguese Catholic University)

16 April: Exhibition Dário Borim
Photography Exhibition
by professor Dário Borim Jr. (UMass Dartmouth)

4 April: Lecture Pedro Monteiro
PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory Lecture Series
by professor Pedro Meira Monteiro (Princeton University)

28 March: Lecture Rhian Atkin
PhD in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory Lecture Series
by professor Rhian Atkin (Cardiff University)

26 February: PhD Dissertation Proposal Elisandra
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense
by Elisandra Pereira, UMass Dartmouth

25 February: Lecture Amélia Polónia
Public Lecture
by professor Amélia Polónia, Universidade do Porto

12 November: Prof. Sérgio's Lecture
Lecture Series of the PhD Program in Portuguese
by Sérgio Guimarães Sousa, Guest Professor, Universidade do Minho

9 October: PhD Dissertation Proposal Inês
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defence
by Inês Moreira Lima, UMass Dartmouth

7 October: Rothwell's lecture
Lecture Series of the PhD Program in Portuguese
by Phillip Rothwell, Professor of Portuguese, University of Oxford

6 October: Focus on Angola‌‌
Lecture Series of the PhD Program in Portuguese
by Lara Pawson, writer

28 September: PhD Dissertation Proposal Cristiane
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defence
by Cristiane Soares, UMass Dartmouth

 

2014-2015

8 June: "Modernist Desires: (Trans)Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and Sexuality in Fernando Pessoa and Mário de Sá-Carneiro"
PhD Dissertation Defense
by Fernando Beleza, UMass Dartmouth

12 May: "Food, Masculinities and Social Change in the Lusophone Transatlantic"
PhD Dissertation Proposal Defence
by Serena J. Rivera, UMass Dartmouth

30 April: "Pessoa, Portugal and the Future"
by Onésimo Almeida, Brown University

April 28: "Crisis and Critique: Gendered Representations of Abuse in Late 20th Century Portuguese Literature and Culture"
PhD Dissertation Defense
by Cecília Amaral, UMass Dartmouth 

23 April: Inês Pedrosa
by Inês Pedrosa, Visiting Portuguese Writer

 23 April: "Portugal's 25th of April 1974 Revolution and its Legacies: Historical Perspectives"
by Douglas Wheeler, University of New Hampshire

 22 April: Otavio Bueno
by Otavio Bueno, University of Miami

15 April: "Recollections of the Yellow House"
film directed by João César Monteiro
presented by prof. Frédéric Vidal

09 April: "Nostalgia for the Avant-Gardes"
by Sílvia Oliveira, Rhode Istand College

27 Fevereiro: Vasco Rato on Austerity Policies,
by Vasco Rato, President of FLAD

19 February: Patricia Vieira on the Amazon,
by Patrícia Vieira, Georgetown University

 

2013-2014

Teresa Valdez's PhD Dissertation Defense

Luiza Lobo on Women's Fiction in Brazil

Talk by valter hugo mãe

Carla Martin on Cape Verde

F. Beleza on Pessoa

Ricardo Gualda on Simulations

Zenith on Pessoa

Sérgio Sousa on Eça and Verne

 

2012-2013

Fernando Pessoa's Conception of a Non-existent Nature

Eduardo Prado and the "American Illusion"

Luiz Valente on Guimarães Rosa

Alexander Lee's PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense

Analia Tebaldi's MA Thesis Defense   

Valéria M. Souza's PhD Dissertation Defense on May 3, 2013

Sónia Pires's MA Thesis Defense on May 8, 2013

Graduate Calendar May 2012-May 2013

What is Changing in the Portuguese Language? By Prof. Isabel Hub Faria

 

2011-2012

9th Annual Conference on Portuguese Language Education

Teresa Valdez's PhD Dissertation Proposal Defense   

Gregory Dillon's MA Thesis Defense

What do we talk about when we talk about fiction? By Jacinto Lucas Pires

Second UMD Portuguese and Lusophone Spring Film Series

The Character in Journalism Revisited. By Prof. Mário Mesquita

Peter Sufrin's MA Thesis Defense

Eufrida Silva's PhD Dissertation Defense


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