Poet and Essayist Patricia Lino on the UMASSD campus

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 6pm - Liberal Arts 104, Umass Dartmouth

Patricia Lino Lecture March 2023

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture  and the Department of Portuguese present

"A poesia está morta e juro que fui eu" by Patrícia Lino (UCLA/Yale)
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | 6pm 
Liberal Arts 104 

A performative reading and screening,  in Portuguese, of various published and  unreleased poems, visual poems, videopoems,  three-dimensional poems and poems in comics  made between 2020 and 2023. 

This event is free and open to the public.  Please use parking lot 1.

Patrícia Lino (1990) is a poet, an essayist, and an  Assistant Professor at UCLA, where she teaches  Afro-Luso-Brazilian literatures and visual arts.  

Lino is the author of Reciclagem do Poder (2022), Aula de Música (2022), O Kit de Sobrevivência do Descobridor Português no Mundo Anticolonial (2020), No es esto un libro (trad. Jerónimo Pizarro, 2020),  and Manoel de Barros e a Poesia Cínica (2019). She recently directed DAEDALUS  22/1 (Brazil, 2021), Anticorpo. A Parody of the Laughable Empire (US/Portugal, 2019)  and Vibrant Hands (US/Portugal, 2019). She is also the author of the mixed poetry  album I Who Cannot Sing (2020) and has translated writers such as Gertrude Stein  (A Barriga no Ar, 2023).

Her current research focuses on contemporary poetry, visual and audiovisual culture, parody and anticolonialism, and Afro-Luso Brazilian film.

She works as a researcher member at the UCLA Latin American Institute, a collaborator at Instituto de Literatura Comparada Margarida Losa,  and is the co-coordinator of A Colecção, an editorial collection of Portuguese contemporary poetry published in Brazil by Edições Macondo.

Lino was also one  of the invited authors of the 20th edition of FLIP – Festa Literária Internacional de  Paraty (2023) and is currently teaching at Yale University as a Visiting Professor  (Spring 23). www.patricialino.com

For more information, please contact:  Anna M. Klobucka | aklobucka@umassd.edu

Please the see attached Poster for more information.

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