Jacinto Lucas Pires at UofT

JLP uoftJacinto Lucas Pires was born in Porto in 1974 and now lives in Lisbon. He is a writer, playwright, musician, and soccer aficionado. Several translations of his short prose recently appeared in an issue of The St. Petersburg Review, made by Jaime Braz and Dean Thomas Ellis. Continue reading “Jacinto Lucas Pires at UofT”

Lusophone Coffee Hour


York University, October 8th – Lusophone Coffee Hour with Miriam Ringel

Miriam Ringel holds a Ph.D. in Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies and a M.A. in Comparative Literature, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Dr Ringel was the Head of Literature Studies in Ort – Colleges & Schools for Advanced Technologies & sciences (1991-2007). Her first book was published in Hebrew in 2009 entitled Viagem na Senda das Vozes – A Obra e a Vida de José Saramago (Journey Following the Voices – Life and Work of José Saramago) by Carmel Publishing House, Jerusalem, Israel and Fundação José Saramago, Portugal. Her second book, in print to be published soon, follows her Ph.D. dissertation entitled Imagination and Moral Imagination in José Saramago’s Work.

European Day of Languages 2015

Lots of fun at the EDL 2015 at the Alliance Française Toronto!

European and Brazilian Portuguese sample classes.

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Lisez le Portugal!


Monday, October 5th at 6:30pm

Faculté des arts et des sciences – Université de Montréal

3150, rue Jean-Brillant, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1N8
The next session of Lisez l’Europe will feature Portugal. The book chosen for this session is “Lisbonne mélodies”, from Joao Tordo. The discussion will be held in French. The author will be present to introduce his book and answer questions from the public.

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Book Launch “The Best of all Worlds”

A children’s story book written by Canadian authors in different languages, all translated into English and French. Among these stories, there is one in Portuguese. All authors will be present and will tell their story in their original languages.