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Born in Lisbon on November 2, 1919, poet and leading intellectual Jorge de Sena, was a professor in our Department of Spanish and Portuguese, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and as such, he was  instrumental to the diffusion of Portuguese and Brazilian literatures in the United States.
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  1. November 15, 2019

The Lusophone World Club would like to extend a warm welcome to our first meeting of the year. Our discussion and activities will center around a recent international hot topic: the Amazon rainforest. Accommodating all levels of speakers, conversation will be accompanied by a trivia session. Come meet fellow lusophone enthusiasts on campus, as well as members of the program, and indulge in a few beijinhos and brigadeiros—some of the best Brazilian confectionaries. All are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there! 

  1. October 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Filmmaker and producer Luis Pérez Tolón and Cuban expert Professor Lillian Manzor (University of Miami) will be at hand to contextualize the 40 minutes film and answer questions.

 
  1. October 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
 
Join us for a delicious Welcome Back Lunch!
 
Friday 09/27 
12:30-2:00pm
Santa Barbara  Harbor Room (UCen)
 

 

  1. September 27, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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As described and presented here, Catalan-speaking regions exhibit a multilingual reality that...

Editor(s): Silvia Bermúdez, Anthony L. Geist
 
One of this book's goals is to evaluate the complex ways that Madrid has served as the political, economic, and cultural capital of the Global South from the end of the Franco dictatorship to the present. The other is to examine the city as lived experience, where citizens contest capital's push to shape urban space in its own image through activities of the imagination.
 
Scholars, investigative journalists, political activists, and a filmmaker combine to document the vast array of Madrid's grassroots movements.

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