PORTraits of the Community: The PORTulane community is a vibrant collection of people that have diverse trajectories in the language and culture of the lusophone world. Join us weekly as we share a 2-minute video featuring a new community member.
Jonathan Gutmann, TU alum and TU Admissions Counselor.
Hannah Palmer, PhD, Program Manager at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TU
Carolina Timóteo de Oliveira, PhD student in Latin American Studies, TU
Rachel Stein, PhD, Research and Instructional Librarian at the Latin American Library, TU
Annie Gibson, PhD, Director of Study Abroad at the Center for Global Education, TU
Josh Belew, 1st year undergraduate, TU
Leo Oliveira, Adjunct Professor and Director of the Brazilian Music Ensemble, TU
Julie Gamze, Family Literacy and Workforce Coordinator for the Immigration and Refugee Services arm of Catholic Charities, TU alum
Anjana Turner, J.D. International lawyer and TU alum
Kyle Young, MA student in Latin American Studies, TU
Ana Claudia dos Santos São Bernardo, PhD. Zemurray-Stone Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, TU
Upcoming Lectures and Events
In the News
Navio Negreiro by Castro Alves is a classic piece by Brazilian abolitionist Castro Alves describing the middle passage.
Recent Lectures and Events
The TU annual Black History Month bilingual poetry reading of Navio Negreiro by Castro Alves virtual for the first time ever!
Brazil-themed house float.
We also enjoyed our first BRIGADEIRO KING CAKE and GOIABADA KING CAKE plus plenty of pão de queijo!
“Without a Name and Under the Tongue: Sexual Violence, Brazilian Slavery, and the Archive”
Andrew S. Curran
“Before Anthropology: Enlightenment Science and the Category of the Human”
Book Presentation: “Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely”
James N. Green
"Exile within Exiles: The Extraordinary Life of Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary"
Amazônia Ocupada Symposium
O Navio Negreiro, The Slave Ship - A Public Poetry Reading
"Divorce Court": a staged reading of Miguel de Cervantes's "El juez de los divorcios" in a new English translation.
Harley Erdmann, UMass, Amherst
“Translating the Counter-Canon of Early Modern Spanish Theater: Theatrical Journeys with Luis Vélez de Guevara’s La serrana de la Vera”
Sophia McClennen, Penn State University
* “Globalization and Latin American Cinema: Toward a New Critical Paradigm”
* “Satire, Politics, and Resistance: The Global Rise of Comedy and Activism”
PORTrait of Brazil - IEW International Education Week
Luiz Ruffato: “Literatura e Invisibilidade”
Marti Buckley: What's Basque Got to Do with It: Tradition and Modernity in Hispanic Footways
Prof. Gisela Heffes, Rice University: "El nuevo paisaje rural argentino: contaminación y ecodeformidades"
Pedro Meira Monteiro, Princeton University: The Internal Ear: Caetano Veloso's take on bossa nova
Marielle Presente e Futuro: An Artistic Tribute to Marielle Franco
Study Abroad teaches you more than how to conjugate
Foreign Language Pedagogy and Research: New Approaches to Old Challenges
Newcomb Art Museum Presents Author Reading with Yuri Herrera
Poetry Reading: Navio Negreiro "The Slave Ship"
A talk by poet and scholar, Sara Uribe, the "Emily Dickinson of Tamaulipas"
Ana Paulina Lee Mandarin Brazil Chinese Labor, Memory, and Representation
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