Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies

Portuguese Student Azores Air Winner Wendy Rosa photo

Academic excellence earns York student a trip to Portugal

  York University's Portuguese & Luso-Brasilian Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) has announced Wendy Roza as the recipient of the Portuguese Gives You Wings award, sponsored by Azores Airlines. This award aims to recognize academic excellence in an elementary Portuguese language class (POR1000). Roza excelled in Portuguese 1000, earning a final […]

Prof Maria-Joao Dodman addresses Portuguese EE community 2017-04-20 photo

Networking event brings Portuguese-speaking leaders to York U to discuss experiential learning

  Portuguese-speaking leaders and business professionals convened at the Keele campus recently to discuss the myriad of experiential learning opportunities available to students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Portuguese is now the fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. Research has shown that there are many professional and cognitive* benefits […]

Community Conversations Portuguese

Community Conversations launch gives voice to Portuguese-speaking communities

  Community Conversations, a new initiative in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies within the Global and Community Engagement portfolio, is designed to encourage stimulating, inspiring and inclusive dialogue among different communities on local and global issues that matter most to them. “This first event truly embodied our vision of Community Conversations. It […]

Community Conversations

LA&PS hosts Community Conversation event with Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies

  The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) will host a Community Conversation event on Nov. 25 that offers the opportunity to explore issues of academic performance, engagement and participation of Portuguese-Canadian Youth. The event, “Youth, Higher Education and Community Engagement in the Portuguese Community,” will run from 4:30 to 6pm at the […]

Student Natasha Ferreira

Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies honours student for academic achievement

  York University’s Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies program is pleased to announce that Natasha Ferreira is this year’s recipient of the Dark Stones: The Azorean Spirit Award. Ferreira, a recent graduate, majored in humanities, with an honours minor in Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian studies. This award, sponsored by Banco Santander Totta (Toronto Rep. office), recognizes and […]

Danuta Wojciechowska

Portuguese writer, illustrator to share insights from career

  Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies together with Children's Studies will present special guest Danuta Wojciechowska, an educator, designer and illustrator of children’s books, on Monday, Oct. 17. Wojciechowska will deliver a talk from 9:30 to 10:20am in 0001 TEL/DB, drawing on her diverse career. Currently based in Lisbon, Portugal, Wojciechowska is the founder and creative […]

Christian Araujo

York U student wins trip to Portugal for academic excellence in Portuguese Studies

  The program of Portuguese & Luso-Brasilian Studies is pleased to announce that Christian Araujo has been awarded the inaugural Portuguese Gives You Wings award, sponsored by Azores Airlines. This new award was open to York University students enrolled in an elementary Portuguese language class (POR1000), and rewards the academic excellence of one student with […]

Anthony De Sa

Portuguese-Canadian writer Anthony De Sa to speak during Lusophone Coffee Hour

The Lusophone Coffee Hour (Café Lusófono) series returns on March 23 with a presentation by guest speaker Anthony De Sa. A Portuguese-Canadian author, De Sa will discuss “The Cultural Embrace” from 4 to 5:30pm in the Ross Building South, Room 562. The author looks back at the fundamental events in his Portuguese upbringing – social […]