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Call for applications: Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Lusophone African and/or Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in Lusophone African and/or Portuguese literary and cultural studies. Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of two years of teaching experience at the university level. Areas of specialization are open to any field/period in Portuguese and/or Lusophone African literary and cultural studies.

(Distributed August 17, 2023)

Camões’ The Lusiads: 450th Publication Anniversary

Professor Onésimo T. Almeida gave a lecture entitled “Modern Dimensions of Camões’ The Lusiads” for an event co-sponsored by the Department of Portuguese & Brazilian Studies, the Camões Institute of Lisbon, and the Portuguese Embassy in Washington on November 1 at the Maddock Alumni Center.  A reception followed with the presence of His Excellency Francisco Duarte Lopes, Ambassador of Portugal in Washington, DC.

(Distributed November 9, 2022)

Prof. Almeida's closing remarks at Correntes d'Escritas

Professor Onésimo Almeida gave the closing remarks (via zoom) at the 23rd edition of Correntes d'Escritas, the most important Lusophone Writers Festival that takes place annually in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. You can find more highlights on their website. We hope you were able to catch it live!

(Distributed March 3, 2022)

New Course Spring 2022: POBS 1020

We are offering an exciting new course in the Spring of 2022, POBS 1020: "Anthropocene with Many Accents: Environmentalizing the Afro-Luso-Brazilian Triangle" taught by Prof. Pedro Lopes de Almeida.

(Distributed November 17, 2021)
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