Inside the Mask: The English Poetry of Fernando Pessoa (Symposium)

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).

(Distributed February 24, 2015)

Uma Conversa Com o Cineasta Eduardo Escorel

On March 11th, from 12:00-1:30pm, participants will enjoy lunch and conversation with Eduardo Escorel. Please join us for this informal event in the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.

This event complements two film screenings and a lecture by the filmmaker presented by the Brazil Initiative. For more information on the other events, please see the Brazil Initative website.

(Distributed February 20, 2015)

Annual Vasco da Gama Lecture: Rui Vieira Nery

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and the John Carter Brown Library present the Annual Vasco da Gama Lecture:

"Fado: A Portuguese Genre from its
Afro-Brazilian Roots to World Music"
Rui Vieira Nery 

(Director, Gulbenkian Foundation Portuguese Language and Culture Program)

Monday, March 2, 2015 | 5:30pm

MacMillan Reading Room
John Carter Brown Library
(corner of Brown and George Streets)

A reception will follow the lecture. 

(Distributed February 20, 2015)


Monday, February 23, 2015

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies presents:

"O Sequestro da Literatura Gótica no Brasil"

by Julio França
Associate Professor of Literary Theory at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)

Visiting Post-Doctoral Scholar at Brown University

(Lunch will be served) 

(Distributed February 18, 2015)
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