International Colloquium: Heritage(s) of Portuguese Influence: Histories, Spaces, Texts, and Objects

New Bedford Whaling Museum & University of Massachusetts Dartmouth | Wednesday 3 & Friday 5 April 2019

International Colloquium: Heritage(s) of Portuguese Influence: Histories, Spaces, Texts, and Objects

Local: New Bedford Whaling Museum & University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Date: Wednesday 3 & Friday 5 April 2019

Co-organization: Anna M. Klobucka (UMass Dartmouth), Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (University of Coimbra, CES), Walter Rossa (University of Coimbra, CES)

Partners: UMass Dartmouth; PhD Program Heritages(s) of Portuguese Influence, and Chair UNESCO, III, CES, University of Coimbra; Camões Institute; Gulbenkian Foundation

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Harbor View Gallery, New Bedford Whaling Museum

Exhibition: Portuguese Heritage around the World
(A Ação da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian no Mundo)

5:15-5:30 pm: Opening Remarks

  • Professor Rui Vieira Nery, Gulbenkian Foundation

5:30-6 pm: Exhibition presentation by Mariana Portas, Gulbenkian International Affairs Officer: Portuguese Heritage around the World

6-7 pm: Keynote Lecture by Rui Vieira Nery, Music in the Portuguese Atlantic Empire: Conflict and Negotiation

7-7:15 pm: Refreshment break (hors d’oeuvres, fruit, warm buffett choices, and beverages wil be available throughout the evening)

7:15-8:30 pm: Roundtable: Patrimony of Portuguese Influence: Past, Present, and Future, moderated by Victor K. Mendes (UMass Dartmouth)

  • Shelley Pires Tracy (Consul of Portugal in New Bedford)
  • Maria Glória de Sá (UMass Dartmouth)
  • João Neves (Camões Institute)
  • Onésimo Teotónio de Almeida (Brown University)
  • Walter Rossa (University of Coimbra)
  • João Caixinha (Camões Institute)
  • Mariana Portas (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)

Friday,  April 5, 2019

Woodland Commons, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Heritage(s) of Portuguese Influence: Histories, Spaces, Texts, and Objects

Co-organization: Anna Klobucka (UMass-Dartmouth), Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (CES-UC), Walter Rossa (CES-UC)

Date: Friday, 5 April 2019
Place: Woodland Commons, UMass Dartmouth

Colloquium Program

9:30-9:45: Opening Remarks

9:45-11:15:  Histories and Legacies of Empire

Chair: Victor K. Mendes (UMass Dartmouth)

  • Abel Djassi Amado (Simmons University), The União Nacional in Cabo Verde, 1937-1945: Local Politics in an Imperial Political Party
  • Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (UMass Dartmouth/CES-University of Coimbra), Worlds of (Under)development: Portuguese Late Colonialism in Africa
  • António Costa Pinto (ICS-University of Lisbon), Cultures of Heritage and Eruptions of Memory of Colonialism in Portuguese Democracy
  • Elsa Peralta (CEC-University of Lisbon), The Heritagization of the Empire in Postcolonial Portugal: Identity Politics and the Commodification of History

11:15-11:30: Coffee Break

11:30-12:45:  Spaces/Landscapes

Chair: Cristina Mehrtens (UMass Dartmouth)

  • Joana Brites (University of Coimbra), O sistema de obras públicas em Moçambique durante o Estado Novo: orgânica, protagonistas e agendas
  • Walter Rossa (III/CES-University of Coimbra), Goa: The Myth as Driver of the Heritage Process
  • Timothy Walker (UMass Dartmouth), Contesting Sacred Space in the Portuguese Estado da Índia: Asserting Cultural and Political Dominance over Religious Sites during the Conquest of Goa

12:45-1:30: Lunch

1:30-2:45: Diasporas

Chair: Mario Pereira (UMass Dartmouth)

  • Graça Índias Cordeiro (UMass Lowell/ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa), Em busca de um território esquecido: O sabor português de East Cambridge, MA
  • Sílvia Oliveira (Rhode Island College), Portuguese-American Cultural Commons and Politics of Heritage in Rhode Island
  • Christopher Larkosh (UMass Dartmouth), Reimagining Lusodiasporic Cultures: “State of the Art” or Just More Status Quo?

2:45-4:  Echoes

Chair: Dário Borim (UMass Dartmouth)

  • Renata Araújo (University of Algarve), Os vários nós do nós. Brasileiros e índios no labirinto da memória
  • Pedro Schacht Pereira (Ohio State University), Lusotropicalism as Pre-Freyrean Heritage: Jaime Cortesão, Hegel and Henry Koster
  • Leonor Simas-Almeida (Brown University), Angola em Portugal nos ruídos da escrita de António Lobo Antunes em Até que as pedras se tornem mais leves que a água

4-4:15: Coffee Break

4:15-5:30: Arts/Objects

Chair: Memory Holloway (UMass Dartmouth)

  • Miriam Tavares (University of Algarve), Das ruínas como discurso: o dispositivo cinema a serviço da (re) construção identitária
  • Kimberly DaCosta Holton (Rutgers University-Newark), Fadocore: Post-Punk Lament in California’s Central Valley
  • Ana Balona de Oliveira (IHA-FCSH-NOVA), Decolonial Imagination and the Unmaking of (Post)Colonial Cities and Tongues: History, Memory and Futurity in the Work of Mozambican, Angolan, São Tomean, Cape Verdean and Portuguese Contemporary Artists

5:30-6: Closing Remarks

  • Anna M. Klobucka (UMass Dartmouth)
  • Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (CES-University of Coimbra)
  • Walter Rossa (CES-University of Coimbra)

RSVP: cbordas@umassd.edu | 508 999 8255

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