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Spring 2014 Events


January 2014

FILM SCREENING

José e Pilar: Os dias de José Saramago e Pilar Del Río

Please join the Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Department for a screening of José e Pilar, a documentatry about Nobel-prize winning Portuguese novelist José Saramago and Pilar del Río, his spouse of many years. The film will be shown in Portuguese with English subtitles.

Thursday, January 30
7:00 pm

Location: Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute for International Studies, 111 Thayer St.

[FLYER pdf]


February 2014


BROWN-IN-BRAZIL INFORMATION SESSION

Wednesday, February 5
12:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.



PIZZA, AMOR, E PAPO

Join the students and faculty of the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies for a special, Valentine's Day-themed afternoon, including chocolate, pizza, and conversation.

Friday, February 14
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

[FLYER pdf]



READING

The Only Happy Ending for a Love Story Is an Accident

by João Paulo Cuenca

In celebration of Elizabeth Lowe's new English-language translation, published by Tagus Press of UMass Dartmouth, please join us for a talk, reading, and book signing with novelist João Paulo Cuenca. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, February 20
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Hillel House Meeting Room (1st Floor), 80 Brown St.

[POSTER pdf]



march 2014


PIZZA E PAPO

Join the students and faculty of the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies for pizza and conversation.

Friday, March 7
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies



LECTURE

Gulbenkian Foundation Vasco da Gama Lecture

by Professor Roquinaldo Ferreira

Thursday, March 20
5:30 pm

Location: John Carter Brown Library, Main Green, Brown University.


 

April 2014


BOOK LAUNCH

Kicking the Sky

by Anthony De Sa

Please join us for the launch, featuring an appearance by the author.

Tuesday, April 1
6:00 pm

Location: Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit St., Providence, RI.

[FLYER pdf]




CONFERENCE AND SYMPOSIUM

Brazil: From Dictatorship to Democracy (1964-2014)

A Brown Student and Alumni Conference and International Symposium.

Brazil: From Dictatorship to Democracy will have two components: a daylong conference where Brown students and alumni will present research on contemporary Brazil (1964 to the present) that will highlight ongoing research at Brown on this period in Brazilian history. It will be followed by a two-day-long international symposium of leading historians, social scientists, and scholars in the humanities that will reassess the two decades of the military regime and its legacy, consider challenges and achievements since Brazil’s return to democracy, and discuss perspectives for the future.

April 9–12, 2014
Location: Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer St., Watson Institute for International Studies.

[POSTER pdf]




LECTURE

The Social Constituencies for Scientific Development and the Problem of the Values of Science and Democracy in the Developing World

Professor Mariano Gago, former Minister of Science and Technology of Portugal, will give a lecture sponsored by th Program in Science and Technology Studies, The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, and The Luso-American Foundation (Lisbon).

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
4:00 pm

Location: The Science Center, 3rd floor of the Sciences Library, 201 Thayer St.

[POSTER pdf]




PIZZA E PAPO

Join the students and faculty of the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies for pizza and conversation.

Friday, April 18, 2014
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies




LUNCHEON TALK

"A reinterpretação do Brasil à luz da nova hIstória"

Luiza Lobo (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

A buffet lunch will be served followed by the talk and a discussion in Portuguese.

Luiza Lobo is a Professor of Comparative Literature at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She is the author of eighteen books, including Épica e modernidade em Sousândrade (1986), Crítica sem juízo (1993), O haicai e a crise da metafísica (1993), Guia de escritoras da Literatura Brasileira (2006), and the novel Terras proibidas: a saga do café no vale do Paraíba do Sul (2011). She is currently a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Monday, April 21, 2014
12:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

[FLYER pdf]




LECTURE / LUNCH


valter hugo mãe

Almoço e conversa com o escritor.

Quarta-feira, 23 de abril, 2014
12:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

[FLYER pdf]



LUNCH AND POETRY

Um poeta, uma professora de letras e alguma poesia

Francisco Alvim e Clara de Andrade Alvim

Almoço às 12:00pm, programa às 12:30pm.

Terça-feira, 29 de abril, 2014
12:00 pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

[FLYER pdf]



May 2014


MINI-CONFERENCE

Brazil: Nation and Narration

Monday, May 5
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St., Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.



June 2014

 

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