“Poems for Macau” – Talking to Cecília Jorge

The Research Centre for Luso-Asian Studies (CIELA) is pleased to announce its upcoming event – a talk given by Dr. Cecília Jorge on her most recent publication, a book of poems entitled ‘Poemas para Macau’ (Poems for Macau). During this session held at the Faculty of Arts (University of Macau) and simultaneously online, the author [...]

By |2021-04-14T17:40:03+08:00April 14th, 2021|Literature, Upcoming activities|Comments Off on “Poems for Macau” – Talking to Cecília Jorge

A DUAL TRIBUTE TO CLARICE LISPECTOR ON HER CENTENNIAL BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

On the occasion of the centennial anniversary of the birth of one of the most prominent Brazilian and world-literature authors (10th December), CIELA is pleased to announce two separate events in her honor. 1st. Event -- POSTGRADUATE ONLINE SYMPOSIUM The objective of this symposium is to present two important aspects of her work to Post-Graduate [...]

By |2021-03-15T21:36:52+08:00December 4th, 2020|2020, History and Culture, Literature, Past Activities|Comments Off on A DUAL TRIBUTE TO CLARICE LISPECTOR ON HER CENTENNIAL BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Guest Talk Series – World Portuguese Varieties

The current talk will inaugurate the Ciela continuous guest talk series World Portuguese Varieties. The guest speaker is Professor Hanna Batoréo, Associate Professor with ‘agregação’ (habilitation to full professor) at Universidade Aberta, in Lisbon, since 1997. She earned her PhD in Linguistics/ Psycholinguistics in 1997. Her PhD thesis “Expressão do Espaço em Português Europeu” (Expression [...]

By |2021-01-21T15:52:28+08:00November 29th, 2020|2020, Linguistics, Past Activities|Comments Off on Guest Talk Series – World Portuguese Varieties

Seminar on Language Diversity and Endangerment

    CIELA is pleased to announce an upcoming online seminar on language Diversity and Language Endangerment jointly organized with the Research Center for Humanities in South China (FAH – University of Macau). The seminar instructor is Prof. Hugo Cardoso, from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Professor Cardoso has collaborated previously with CIELA in different [...]

By |2021-01-21T15:53:10+08:00November 12th, 2020|2020, Linguistics|Comments Off on Seminar on Language Diversity and Endangerment

Interdisciplinary Guest Talk Series Rostos de Macau / Facets of Macau

Interdisciplinary Guest Talk Series: Rostos de Macau / Facets of Macau   1st Talk Title of talk:   Coming of Age in Twentieth-Century Macau: “Love and Toes”, by Henrique de Senna Fernandes as a Double Bildungsroman Speaker:     Rogério Miguel Puga, PhD Date:           29 Oct 2020 Time:          19 – 20 (Macau/Hong Kong local time) [...]

By |2021-01-21T15:53:47+08:00October 23rd, 2020|2020, History and Culture, Past Activities|Comments Off on Interdisciplinary Guest Talk Series Rostos de Macau / Facets of Macau

Photo Exhibition – Rostos Femininos de Macau (Female Faces of Macau)

Date: 19 December 2019 - 16 January 2020 Photographic Exhibition: ‘Female Faces of Macau’ From December 19, 2019 to January 16, 2020, the E1 Gallery of the University of Macao will host an exhibition of photographs by João Palla Martins  - Female faces of Macao. These faces depict unmistakable traces of Luso-descendants residing in Macao. A [...]

By |2020-09-23T15:44:48+08:00December 17th, 2019|2019, Past Activities|Comments Off on Photo Exhibition – Rostos Femininos de Macau (Female Faces of Macau)

Luso-Afro-Asian Dialogues I

UM hosts interdisciplinary lectures to promote Luso-Afro-Asian dialogues The Research Centre for Luso-Asian Studies, under the Department of Portuguese, Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH), University of Macau (UM), recently organised three guest lectures and a public seminar under the title ‘Luso-Afro-Asian Dialogues’. The four events aim to provide an opportunity for students of Portuguese [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:08:15+08:00November 21st, 2019|2019, Past Activities, Talk|Comments Off on Luso-Afro-Asian Dialogues I

“European, they say I am”, “but African, I feel”: The Double Space Identity in Rui Knopfli’s Poetry

In his very first book of poems, O País dos Outros, [The Country of the Others] (1959), Rui Knopfli writes “ European, they say I am”, “but African, I feel’ (Knopfli, 2003:59). By this he is expressing the conflicting quest for his own identity; its split between the two spaces of its self-representation: Europe and [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:10:44+08:00October 31st, 2019|2019, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on “European, they say I am”, “but African, I feel”: The Double Space Identity in Rui Knopfli’s Poetry