Portuguese News & Announcements Archive


Portuguese Fall Speaker Series: Dr. Franklin Knight

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Dr. Franklin Knight, Lenonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History, presents, “Professor A.J.R. Russell-Wood and the Study of History,” on Sept. 23 from 1:30-2:45 p.m. in Hodson 305. Can’t attend in person? Watch live via the webcast. Part of the Portuguese Program Fall 2019 Speaker Series.


Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Lusophone Literatures

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures at the Johns Hopkins University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of modern and contemporary Lusophone literatures. The successful candidate will have a native-like or native command of Portuguese; a versatile research agenda; and a record of excellence in teaching. PhD in Portuguese required. Candidates whose […]


Study Abroad in Bahia, Brazil for Intersession 2020

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Apply now for 2020 Intersession study abroad in Brazil: Health, Politics, and Cultural Studies in Bahia. Students will earn 3 credits as they study in Brazil from Jan. 4-24. Applications are due Oct. 1. An information session will be held Monday, Sept. 23 from 3-4 p.m. in Levering Conference Room A.


Fall 2019 Portuguese Program Movie Nights

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This fall, join the Portuguese program for three movies: Bald Mountain on Sept. 19, Laerte-se on Oct. 17, and All the Reasons to Forget on Nov. 14. All movies will be shown in Gilman 479 at 7 p.m.


Study Abroad in Cape Verde for Intersession 2019

Apply now for 2019 Intersession study abroad in Cape Verde: Service Learning & Luso-African Society. Students will earn 3 credits as they study in Cape Verde from Jan. 6-25. Applications are due Oct. 1. Apply on the Study Abroad website.


Portuguese Program Speaker Series Featuring Betty Milan

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Join us from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 for “Diaspora, Psychoanalysis, and Literature in Brazil” with Betty Milan. The event will take place in Mergenthaler 266 and refreshments will be served. 


Fall 2018 Portuguese Program Movie Nights

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This fall, join the Portuguese program for three movies: The Man from the Future on Sept. 20, Back & Forth on Oct. 25, and Aquarius on Nov. 15. All movies will be shown in Gilman 479 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.


Lauren Judy Reynolds, PhD, Presents Lecture on Jorge Amado’s Capitães da Areia

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The Portuguese Program Speaker Series presents, “Rites of Passage and Belonging in Jorge Amado’s os Capitães da Areia,” a lecture by Lauren Judy Reynolds, PhD, assistant professor, University of North Alabama. The lecture will take place from 10-11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21 in Hodson 203. Refreshments will be served. 


Portuguese Program Speaker Series

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The spring speaker series kicks off on March 26 with Dr. Talía Guzmán-González from the Library of Congress, discussing “Luso-Brazilian Treasures in the Nations Library.” Then, on April 23, hear Nicole Labruto from MIT talk about, “Nationalizing Nature.” Both events are 1-3 p.m. in the Sherwood Room of Levering Hall.