Publication and Book Launch of Happy People in Tears by João de Melo
Tuesday, May 5
The Providence Atheneum
6:30 pm reception, 7pm program
Co-presented with the Brown University Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies: Novelist João de Melo in conversation with Brown Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Onésimo Almeida on the new translation of de Melo's novel Happy People in Tears (Gente Feliz Com Lagrimas).
On Monday, May 4th, 2015, the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies will hold its semi-annual Performance and Exhibit Night, the culmination of a semester of learning for students in the department's Language Program and features a variety of creative performances and artistic exhibits.
The event begins at 7:00 pm in Salomon 001. A reception will follow at 159 George Street (the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies).
The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies is pleased to present two original dramatic works (O Leilão and A Loteria) written, produced, and performed in Portuguese by the students of "Performing Brazil" (POBS 1080). The performance begins Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2:00pm in Leeds Theatre (in Lyman Hall on the Simmons Quad). Please join us for an afternoon of exciting theater!
On April 17th and 18th, 2015, voices from five different departments at Brown University will join with local poets, musicians, actors and scholars in a two-day celebration of Fernando Pessoa, a major twentieth-century writer known primarily for his Portuguese works (The Book of Disquiet and the heteronymic poetry).