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12/9: Bate-Papo

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies invites you to join us for a Bate-Papo on Friday,  October 14, 2016, from 2-4pm.

All speakers of Portuguese, as well as current and prospective students, are invited for snacks, casual conversation, and more in the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, at 159 George Street in the George Monteiro Conference Room.

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies holds one Bate Papo or Pizza Papo each month. Check back next semester for more dates!

(Distributed November 30, 2016)

12/1: Luncheon Lecture, Ondjaki

Thursday, December 1, 2016

12-1:30pm

Location: George Monteiro Conference Room, 159 George St.

"Uma conversa com Ondjaki"

Ondjaki nasceu em Luanda, em 1977. Prosador e poeta, também escreve para cinema e co-realizou um documentário sobre a cidade de Luanda (“Oxalá cresçam pitangas – histórias de Luanda”, 2006). É membro da União dos Escritores Angolanos e da Associação Protectora do Anonimato dos Gambuzinos. Alguns livros seus foram traduzidos para francês, espanhol, italiano, alemão, inglês, sérvio, sueco, polaco.

(Distributed November 4, 2016)

11/4: Pizza-Papo

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies invites you to join us for a Pizza-Papo on Friday,  November 4, 2016, from 1:30-3:30pm.

All speakers of Portuguese, as well as current and prospective students, are invited for pizza, casual conversation, and more in the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, at 159 George Street in the George Monteiro Conference Room.

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies holds one Bate Papo or Pizza Papo each month. See below for more dates and times:

(Distributed October 26, 2016)

10/28: Dia D

Dia D

Friday, October 28, 2016

A multilingual celebration of the great Brazilian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902–1987) through his poetry. Join the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies for one or both events on the occasion of Drummond’s birthday.

9:30am Drummond for Breakfast
with Prof. Luiz Valente

An intimate discussion of the poem "Máquina do mundo," considered by many to be Drummond's greatest. Breakfast will be served.

(Distributed October 19, 2016)

10/27 and 10/28: Film Nights

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: Salomon 001

Thursday, October 27, 2016: The Consul of Bordeaux

Produced by José Mazeda and directed by Francisco Manso
(Portugal, 2011). The film is based on the true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who saved 30,000 people from Nazi persecution by issuing visas for safe passage to Portugal during WWII, defying the direct orders of his government.

Friday, October 28, 2016: Testamento

This film is based on a novel by the acclaimed Cape Verdean author Germano Almeida, is “a meditation on life and the choices one makes.” The film was shot in the tiny Cape Verdean city of Mindelo off the coast of West Africa. Set against breathtaking views of mountains, desert terrain and endless beaches, the film begins with the death of Mr. Napumoceno (Nelson Xavier), the wealthiest businessman in Cape Verde. Testamento is scored by the internationally acclaimed Cape Verdean musician Tito Paris, and features an appearance by Cape Verdean world music diva Cesaria Evora.

(Distributed October 14, 2016)
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