Portuguese American Journal

Symposium: Portuguese Language Teaching in the USA – Harvard University

Harvard University, through the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures,  is hosting a symposium dedicated to the topic “Portuguese Language Teaching in the United States: Theory, Practice and Communities.”

The event will take place from 9:00am to 4:00pm, August 25, at the Boylston Hall, Cambridge (MA).

Fausto Martin Sanctis, from the Regional Tribunal of São Paulo, Brazil, will be the keynote speaker addressing the “Judiciary Role in Education” as a topic.

Others speakers include Clémence Jouët-Pastré, Arlete Falkowski, Silvana Falconi, Maurício Leonardo Junior, Andréia Fernandes, Ruy Costa and José Luís Prola Salinas

The symposium will address PAEP (Programa de Apoio ao Ensino de Português) co-sponsored by the Bank of Brazil, the BB Money Transfers, and the DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program.

The event was organized by Clémence Jouët-Pastré, Arlete Falkowski, Maurício Leonardo Junior, Andréia Fernandes, Ruy Costa Participants will be awarded a certificate of participation.

Portuguese is a Romance language spoken by over 200 million people worldwide.

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