Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture will host the international colloquium “Social Movements and Civic Engagement in the Lusophone World”

April 8th and 9th 2022, at the New Bedford Whaling Museu

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The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture is set to host an international colloquium in April 2022, the theme is “Social Movements and Civic Engagement in the Lusophone World”.  The colloquium will open on April 8th at the Whaling Museum with 3 panels and a formal dinner.  The next day the colloquium will be held on the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth campus with 1 more panel and 2 roundtable discussions.  The colloquium will bring together writers and scholars from across the Lusophone world, such as Lidia Jorge, Noemi Jaffe, Victor Barros, Marcal Paredes and Yvette dos Santos

Dr. Paula Noversa, the Center’s Director stated, “The impact of social movements and civic engagement both within and across national boundaries is a timely subject.  One that is worthy of deeper examination. The goal of the colloquium is to bring together individuals from differing fields such as writers, academics, and politicians to discuss the multifaceted aspects of social movements and civic engagement throughout the lusophone world.”  A detailed program will follow. 

For further information, contact 508-999-8255 or email portuguesestudiesctr@umassd.edu.



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