Translation as an act of recreation

As translator, I assume that translation is always an act of recreation, because it implicates an interaction of two persons, that are both working with their own creativity. The question is, how far is the final text from the first one, how close can the translator be from the original text, how deep can the [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:14:30+08:00March 14th, 2019|2019-2020, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on Translation as an act of recreation

Camões and the World – Boya Talk / Portuguese Corner Guest Lecture

My late friend Landeg White, the first person in more than one hundred years to have published English translations of all of Camões’s poetic work, used to say and write that Camões was the first great European poet to have crossed the Equator and that his experience in the East made him discover what it [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:15:01+08:00March 8th, 2019|2019-2020, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on Camões and the World – Boya Talk / Portuguese Corner Guest Lecture

Seminars on Ethnomethodology and Communication

The course aimed to present a panel of naturalistic theoretical and methodological perspectives applied to issues in communication and language studies. Based on the classical theories of social interaction and ethnographic approaches to communication and language, some techniques, theories and objects of research in communication were presented in authentic or digital environments. Date: 19, 22, [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:15:34+08:00February 19th, 2019|2019-2020, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on Seminars on Ethnomethodology and Communication

Identidade, Género e Auto-estereótipos: Temas da Literatura Macaense na Obra de Deolinda da Conceição e Henrique de Senna Fernandes

O presente estudo tem como objectivo analisar a colectânea de contos A Cabaia (1956), de Deolinda da Conceição (1913-1957), e o romance Amor e Dedinhos de Pé (1986), de Henrique de Senna Fernandes (1923-2010), no âmbito dos Estudos Literários sobre Macau, identificando temáticas culturais recorrentes nas obras de ambos os autores macaenses e que constituem [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:17:26+08:00January 23rd, 2019|2019-2020, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on Identidade, Género e Auto-estereótipos: Temas da Literatura Macaense na Obra de Deolinda da Conceição e Henrique de Senna Fernandes

Portuguese Department Reading Plan Awards 2018

The semester event aimed to contribute to the stimulation of the Portuguese Department’s undergraduate students’ interest in cultural and social realities beyond China and Macau, as well as their general interest in reading, in Portuguese, specifically. In this particular edition, attending students and staff were also introduced to the Libolo Project. Prof. Roberval Silva, accompanied [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:18:21+08:00November 28th, 2018|2018-2019, Other, Past Activities|Comments Off on Portuguese Department Reading Plan Awards 2018

Seminar on Language Annotation

The Seminar on Language Annotation was a sequel to the Seminar on Language Documentation, held between 27th September and 03rd October 2018. The instructor was Dr. Patrícia Costa, from the Centre for Linguistics of the University of Lisbon. It provided an introduction to the methods of language documentation, namely in regarding to the use of [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:18:55+08:00November 26th, 2018|2018-2019, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on Seminar on Language Annotation

CIELA INTERDISCIPLINARY SERIES – Identities in Interaction: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

The one day symposium is the closing event of the 1st edition of  CIELA’s Interdisciplinary Series, entitled Identities in Interaction: multidisciplinary perspectives. Besides the symposium, this edition includes 3 workshops on oral expression for undergraduates and postgraduates of the Department of Portuguese, delivered by theatre producer and drama techniques lecturer Dr. Carlos Antunes (Portugal), who [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:19:34+08:00November 5th, 2018|2018-2019, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on CIELA INTERDISCIPLINARY SERIES – Identities in Interaction: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

4th Macanese Youth Meeting

Celebrating Macanese Cultural Heritage at UMAC Heritage at the table: Macanese Gastronomy in Portugal's Diaspora (talk by Marisa C. Gaspar, Universidade de Lisboa) To value or not to value a heritage language? The case of Patuá (talk by Mário P. Nunes, University of Macau) Date: 26 October 2018

By |2020-09-26T11:20:03+08:00October 26th, 2018|2018-2019, Past Activities, Talk|Comments Off on 4th Macanese Youth Meeting

Seminar on Methods of Language Documentation

The Research Centre for Luso-Asian Studies (CIELA) and the Chinese Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre (CPC) and of FAH / UM, jointly organized the seminar “Methods of Language Documentation”.  This seminar which was comprised of 4 sessions (2h5  each) was given by Prof. Hugo Cardoso (University of Lisbon), and covered relevant basic theory and [...]

By |2020-09-26T11:20:35+08:00September 27th, 2018|2018-2019, Conference/Seminar, Past Activities|Comments Off on Seminar on Methods of Language Documentation