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Courses offered in Summer 2005

Graduate courses at UMass Dartmouth, MA:

POR 481/581 - The Short Story in the Portuguese-speaking world
Consult the syllabus

3 semester credit hours
Instructor: Francisco Cota Fagundes,
University of Massachusetts Amherst

This course focuses on authors and works from Portugal, Brazil, Lusophone Africa, and the Portuguese Diaspora in the United States. Writers include Miguel Torga, José Régio, Vitorino Nemésio, José Rodrigues Miguéis, Jorge de Sena, Teolinda Gersão (Portugal); Machado de Assis, João Guimarães Rosa, Clarice Lispector, Edla van Steen (Brazil); Baltazar Lopes, Manuel Lopes, António Aurélio Gonçalves, Luís Bernardo Honwana, Mia Couto, José Craveirinha, Luandino Vieira (Africa); Onésimo Teotónio Almeida, José Francisco Costa, Katherine Vaz (United States). The course will employ several approaches to the short story (genetic, mimetic, intertextual, affective, formalistic), and will explore key themes and concepts associated with the world of the short story: marginalized populations and loneliness; coming of age; the interrelations of the short story and other literary genres; the individual short story and the heterogeneous collection vs. the integrated collection, cycle or sequence; and experimentalism.

Prerequisite: POR 332, 334; or consent of instructor
Lectures: M, T, W, Th 6:30-8:30 pm; Group 1, Room 111
For more information, please consult :http://www.portstudies.umassd.edu/summer.html

Graduate courses in Lisbon, Portugal:

PSC 593 Portugal and the European Union
Consult the syllabus

Prof. Michael Baum
Univerisity of Massachusetts Dartmouth/ISEG, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
Lisbon: July 2-July 31, 2005
URL: http://www.umassd.edu/dce/lisbon

PSC 594 Politics of European Integration
Consult the syllabus

Prof. António Goucha Soares
Univerisity of Massachusetts Dartmouth/ISEG, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
Lisbon: July 2-July 31, 2005
URL: http://www.umassd.edu/dce/lisbon

 

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