Portuguese News & Announcements Archive


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.


Portuguese Program Movie Night

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Join us for popcorn, guaraná, and a movie! On Feb. 15 we will screen The Man of the Year, on March 15 we will screen Antônia, and on April 19 we will screen God is Brazilian. All events are in Gilman 479 from 7:30-10 p.m.


Movie Night: Central Station

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The Portuguese Program is hosting its third fall movie night 7:30-9:30 p.m., on Nov. 16. Central Station is an emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. The movie will be shown […]


Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil

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The third installment of the Portuguese Program Speaker Series features Dr. Alessandro Angelini, Johns Hopkins University, speaking on, “Dispatches from the Littlest Favela in Brazil.” Join us in Levering – Sherwood Room, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Nov. 1.


Movie Night: Madame Satã

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Join the Portuguese Program for movie night, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in Gilman 479. Madame Satã is a loose portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometimes chef, transvestite, lover, father, hero, and convict from Rio de Janeiro.


Speaker Series Presents, The Gods of the Diaspora

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On Oct. 25, from 1:30.-2:45 p.m., join the Portuguese Program for, “The Gods of the Diaspora: Brazilian Migrant Faith in Comparative Perspective,” with Dr. Johanna Richlin, Johns Hopkins University. The event will take place in Levering – Sherwood Room.