Summer Portuguese Lecture and Concert Series

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold Summer Portuguese Lecture and Concert Series

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will hold Summer Portuguese Lecture and Concert Series 

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. The Center promotes outreach efforts in areas such as, but not limited to, the arts, education, economic development, health and politics related to the Portuguese-speaking communities of the United States. 

Tuesday, July 8, 2003 8 p.m. 
“Stormy Isles: An Azorean Tale: A Boston Connection” 
By Professor Francisco C. Fagundes, UMass Amherst 
University Library, Parking Lot 13 
Open to the public 

Francisco Fagundes is professor of Portuguese at UMass Amherst. He is the author, co-editor, translator and co-translator of 15 books and the author of more than 50 articles. He is currently interested in immigrant literature and the representation of the child in poetry and fiction. The President of Portugal, Jorge Sampaio, recently awarded Professor Fagundes the comenda de Grande Official da Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique. 

Friday July 11, 2003, 8 p.m. 
Teresa Inês Quartet with special guest Fernando Brandao 
UMass Dartmouth’s Professional and Continuing Education Center 
139 South Main Street in Fall River, MA 
Open to the public 

Teresa Inês is a Brazilian singer, composer and acoustic guitar player who have performed in many events, including The Cambridge River Festival and Boston First Night, and is a regular feature in Boston jazz clubs such as Ryles and the Regettabar. She has also performed live on radio WGBH, WERS, and WBUR. Fernando Brandao is a well-known flutist and founder of the musical group Brasileirinho. The repertory includes Bossa Nova and other Brazilian genres. 

Tuesday, July 15, 2003, 8 p.m. 
“Dancing, too! Spies and Spying in World War II Lisbon” 
By Professor Douglas Wheeler, University of New Hampshire 
University Library (Park in Lot 13) 
Open to the public 

Professor Douglas L.Wheeler is Professor Emeritus of the Department of History at the University of New Hampshire, Durham NH. He is coordinator of International Conference Group on Portugal and is Editor Emeritus of Portuguese Studies Review. He is the author of Republican Portugal (1978 – published in Portugal 1985), A Ditadura Militar Portuguesa (1988), and Historical Dictionary of Portugal (1993). He is also the author of numerous articles and review essays. 

Friday, July 18, 2003, 8 p.m. 
Hourglass, a Boston-based quintet, presents: 
What do you see? Music of Portugal an Brazil 
Donation $5 
UMass Dartmouth 
College of Visual and Performing Arts Bldg. Rm. 153 
(Best Parking in Lots 8 & 9) 

Five Musicians from four continents come together as HourGlass for a lively evening of music ranging from medieval Galician-Portuguese cantagas to the bossa nova, as well as selections from their own popular CD. The members of HourGlass have appeared together and separately on numerous recordings, and in concerts throughout the United States, South America, Europe, and Asia. For more information about HourGlass, please visit 

Tuesday, July 22 8 p.m. 
Together at last: Reading the Love Letters of Fernando Pessoa and Ophelia Queiroz 
By Professor Ana Kloucka, UMass Dartmouth 
University Library (Parking Lot 13) 
Open to the public 

Anna Klobucka is Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She received an MA in Iberian Studies from the University of Warsaw, Poland, and a Ph.D in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard. She is co-editor of after the revolution: Twenty Years of Portuguese Literature 1974-1994 (Bucknell UP, 2000). She has published on twentieth-century Portuguese and Brazilian women writers, the theory and practice of feminist criticism in the context of Luso-Brazilian literature and culture, and the construction of collective identities international cultures of the European periphery. Her articles have appeared in the Luso-Brazilian Review, Colloquia/Letras, SubStance, Estudos Portugeses e Africanos, and Symploke, among other journals. 

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