Local poet Sam Pereira featured in Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute lecture

Fresno State alumnus, poet, and English teacher Sam Pereira will read selections from his lifetime of material and share insights during his lecture “Creating a Third Country: The Combining of American and Portuguese Cultures into Nuanced Poetry” at 6 p.m., Dec. 5 in the University Business Center, PB 191. Pereira has published six books including […]

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Lecture explores the role of women in the Portuguese monarchy

Painting of Maria the II

The Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute invites the community to join Monique Kelley-Vallance, Ph.D. in Portuguese history from U.C. Santa Barbara, in a conversation on “Portuguese Monarchy: A Discussion of Gender and Power in the Portuguese Royal Court.”

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Portuguese institute opens Fall Lecture Series with ‘Azores and the Central Valley’

As a natural stop for trans-Atlantic voyages, it was commonplace for the Portuguese population of the Azores to spread around the world. They began arriving in California on whaling ships before the gold rush and continue to migrate to this day. Many Azorians maintain close connections to their ancestral home and thousands return to visit each year.

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