Portuguese Language Week 2013

PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE WEEK 2013
AFRICAN LITERATURES IN PORTUGUESE:
CONTEMPORARY TRENDS
4 – 7 November
University of Toronto
Victoria College
91 Charles Street West

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4
13:00 – 14:30 PM Presentation of the Portuguese Language Week
Lecture by Professor Stephen Henighan (University of Guelph), “Writing the Nation in Angolan and Mozambican Fiction: An Overview”
Presentation of the “Pedro da Silva” Award
Room: Victoria College, 115

15:00 PM Opening of exhibition “African Literatures: Authors Writing in Portuguese”
The exhibit will remain open until December 11th
Venue:
E.J. Pratt Library
71 Queens Park Crescent E
Lobby

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
17:00 PM Screening of “O Último Voo do Flamingo” (2010, 90 minutes, subtitles in English), by João Ribeiro
Room: Victoria College, 115

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7
14:00 PM Lecture by Dr. Irene Marques (PhD. Comparative Literature, University of Toronto), “The Way/s of ‘Poetry’: The Contracting and Expanding Self in the Writing of Mia Couto”

15:00 PM Screening of the documentary “Mia Couto, o Desenhador de Palavras” (2006, 42 minutes, subtitles in English), by João Ribeiro
Room: Victoria College, 206

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