Final Schedule for LSA Conference

Day 1

Tuesday October 29, 2013 – 305 Founders College

(Founders College Senior Common Room)

Presenters

6:30-7:00 pm

Registration and Reception (Wine and Cheese)

 

7:00-7:30 pm

Introductions and Welcome Addresses:

Mr. Júlio Vilela, Consul General of Portugal in Toronto

Mr. Afonso Cardoso, Ambassador of Brazil to Canada

Professor Mauro Buccheri, Master of Founders College

Professor Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University (Introducing Keynote Speaker)

4

(10 min each)

7:30-8:15pm

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Onésimo Almeida, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Keynote Address:

Lusofonia – On Language and What it Does and Cannot Do

 

1

(45 min)

8:15-8:45pm

Question and Answer Period (moderated by Professor Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University)

 
     

Day 2

Wednesday October 30, 2013 – 021 Winters College

(Winters Senior Common Room)

Presenters

9:00-9:30 am

Light Breakfast

 

9:30-10:00

Introductions and Welcome Addresses:

Vice-Dean Kim Michasiw, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University

Master Marie Rickard, Winters College, York University

2

(10 min each)

10:00-11:30

Panel 1 – Brazil

Chair: Professor Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University

Professor Simone Bohn, York University, “Building up Subnational State Capacity: Pro-Women State and Civil Society Partnership in Brazil”

Andrea Moraes, Instructor, Ryerson University, “Challenges for Water Development in Brazil”

Professor Ellie Perkins, Environmental Studies, York University, “Governance of the Commons: Brazilian Contributions”

Professor Cecilia Rocha, School of Nutrition and Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson University, “Building Sustainable Policy: The Institutionalization of Food and Nutrition Security in Brazil”

4

(15 min each)

11:30-12:30

Light Lunch

 

12:30-2:15

Panel 2 – Cultural Retention and Immigrant Identity

Chair: Professor Fernando Nunes, Child and Youth Study, Mount Saint Vincent University

Nuno Cristo, Masters Student, Music, York University, “The Immigrant Portuguese Guitar: Destination – Ontario”

Sara Vieira, MA Student, Brock University, “You Know What I Mean?”- Luso-Canadian Mothers: Language and Cultural Retention in the Greater Toronto Area.

4

(15 min each)

2:15-2:30

Break

 

2:30-4:00

Panel 3 – Lusophone Africa, Cape Verde and Macao

Chair: Professor Robert Kenedy, Sociology, York University

Professor Orquidea Ribeiro, “Christian Missionaries in Lusophone Africa: Cultural Exchange, Imperial Conquest and Colonization”

Marco Marinuzzi, Director of the Lusophone Studies Dept. of the Centro Studi Metapolis, “Macao as political and economic bridge between China and the Lusophone world”

4

(15 min each)

4:00-4:15

Break

 

4:15-5:45

Panel 4 – Creative Literatures

Chair: Professor Robert Kenedy, Sociology, York University

Jose Pedro Abreu Ferreira, PhD candidate, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto, “The diary of a Portuguese Pioneer: notes on history and fiction”

Professor George Bragues, University of Guelph (Humber), “Is Achieving Freedom About Making a Lot of Money? An Interpretation of Fernando Pessoa’s The Anarchist Banker

Aida Jordao, PhD candidate, University of Toronto, “Inês de Castro and Saudade in Toronto: O Projecto’s Community Play”

Veronica D. Fernandes, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, “Nationalism, gender and eroticism: the role of the portuguese imperial tradition in the myth of the brazilian woman”

Patricia S. McNeill, FCT postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Social Sciences, University of Coimbra, “Brazilian Modernism as a Case Study of Alternative Modernism”

5

(15 min each)

5:45-7:15

Panel 5 – Language and Linguistics

Chair: Professor Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University

Professor Manuela Marujo, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Toronto,Learning a language to discover one’s roots”

Emanuel da Silva, PhD, University of Toronto, “Mock Portuguese and young ethnic comedians challenging dominant sociolinguistic ideologies”

Daniel Riggs, Georgetown University, “Exploring L2 phonological influence and L3 hypotheses: A quantitative study of English-Spanish bilinguals’ production of L3 Portuguese”

Derek Pardue, PhD, Washington University (St. Louis), “Lusophone as Creole? Cape Verdean Kriolu and Categories of Belonging”

4

(15 min each)

7:15 – 8:30

Reception and Performance – Nuno Cristo

 
     

Day 3

Thursday October 31, 2013 – 305 Founders College

(Founders Senior Common Room)

 

9:00-9:30

Light Breakfast

 

9:30-10:45

 

Panel 1 – Angola (1)

Methodological Questions in the Angolan Past

Chair: Professor Robert Kenedy, Sociology, York University

Professor Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, University of Winnipeg, “Angolans and Other Africans in Early Modern Portugal”

Professor José C. Curto, York University, “A New Look at Benguela’s Slave Trade”

Raquel G. A. Gomes, PhD Candidate, Universidade Federal de Campinas “Codice 3256, Governo Geral de Luanda, 1854-1858, Registro de Escravos Fugidos: Problems and Possibilities”

3

(15 min each)

10:45-11:00

Break

 

11:00-12:30

 

Panel 2 – Angola (2)

Aspects of Angolan Social History

Chair: Professor José C. Curto, History, York University

Maryann Buri, PhD Candidate, York University, “Towards a Social History of Burials in Angola: Benguela in the late 18th Century”

Tracy Lopes, PhD Candidate, York University, “Where Portugal Purges Her Scum: Crime, Punishment, and the Rise of a Police State in 19th Century Angola”

Vanessa S. Oliveira, PhD Candidate, York University, “Free and Enslaved Women in the Markets of Luanda (1784-1817)”

Kalle Kananoja, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Helsinki, “Popular Healers and Medical
Interventions in Eighteenth-Century Angola”

 

4

(15 min each)

12:30-1:15

Light Lunch

 

1:15-2:45

Panel 3 – Angola (3)

Angola from Then to Now

Chair: Professor Robert Kenedy, Sociology, York University

Frank Luce, York University” Canadian missionaries and armed struggle: the publication of Angola Awake”

Jesse Ovadia, Lecturer, Newcastle University (UK) , “Models of State-Led Development in Contemporary Angola”

John S. Saul, York University, “When Freedom Died in Angola: Alves and After”

3

(15 min each)

2:45-4:00

 

Panel 4 – Azores and its Diasporas

Chair: Professor Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University

Professor João Leal, Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa; “Holy Ghost Festas in Toronto: A General Overview”

Ilda Januário, Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, “Brothers in the Crown: Organizational trends of Holy Ghost Festas in Ontario and Quebec”

Jose Mapril, visiting lecturer, Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, “Azoreans or Luso-Canadians? Home, transnationalism and citizenship in Vancouver”

Derrick Mendes, Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade dos Açores, “Imigrantes Lusófonos Nos Estados Unidos Da América: Características e Tendências Recentes”

Professor Gilberta P. N. Rocha, Centro de Estudos Sociais da Universidade dos Açores, “Uma Analise Comparada Dos Países Lusófonos: Contributos Sociodemográficos”

5

(15 min each)

4:00-4:15

Break

 

4:15-5:30

Panel 5 – University and Institutional Perspectives

Chair: Professor Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University

Maria Ines Queiroz, Institute of Contemporary History, University of Lisbon, “The Camoes Institute in the construction of the Portuguese worldwide lectureships network”

Maria F. Rollo, Institute of Contemporary History, University of Lisbon, “The Camoes Institute: science, culture and Portuguese language in the twentieth century”

Professor Ana Paula Beja Horta, Centre of Studies on Migrations and Intercultural Relations/Universidade Aberta, Portugal, “Lusophony and Interculturality: New Teaching and Research Perspectives”

Pedro Martins, University of Bologna, “On Lusophony: theoretical and institutional representations”

3

(15 min each)

5:30-7:00

Reception and Film Launch: Azulejos. A Ceramic Utopia, Canada 2013 / 52mm. Filmed in Montreal, Portugal and Brazil A film written, produced, and directed by Professor Luís de Moura Sobral, Université de Montréal

Performance by Helder Pereira

 

     

Day 4

Friday November 1, 2013 – 021Winters College
(Winters Senior Common Room)

Presenters

9:00-9:30

Light Breakfast

 

9:30-10:30

Panel 1 – Early Modern Portuguese History
“Searching for Revenue and Power: Portugal and the Overseas, 1448-1580”
Chair: Professor José Curto, History, York University

Professor Ivana Elbl, Trent University, ‘Money like Water’: D. Afonso V, Financial Crises, and Overseas Revenues, 1448-1474

Susannah Ferreira, University of Guelph, Alms for the King: Fundraising and Indulgences in the Age of the Portuguese Overseas Expansion (1495-1521)

Martin Malcolm Elbl, Independent Scholar/Portuguese Studies Review, Culture Shock: Portuguese Agents, Moroccan State-Builders, and Ottoman Military Professionals. A (Hyper)critical Model of Cross-Cultural Intelligence Work in the Western Maghrib, c. 1510-1580

3
(15 min each)

10:30-10:45

Break

 

10:45-12:30

Panel 2 – Meanings of Postnational Citizenship in the Lusophone Space
Chair: Professor Robert Kenedy, Sociology, York University

Irene Viparelli, Universidade de Évora “Citoyenneté post-nationale et pouvoir constituant. En réfléchissant avec Negri et Balibar.” Paper read by Professor José António Passos Palmeira.

José Palmeira, Department of International Relations, University of Minho “ Lusophone potential role in the Atlantic security”

Silvério da Rocha-Cunha, Universidade de Évora “ Citoyenneté de l’Universel dans la pensée de Léopold Senghor: une invitation à l’utopie ?”

Isabel Estrada Carvalhais, “How postnational citizenship learns to reproduce the modern logic of multiple exclusions.”

4
(15 min each)

12:30-1:15

Light Lunch

 

1:15-3:00

Luso-Canadian Community Presentations
Chair: Professor Fernando Nunes, Child and Youth Study, Mount Saint Vincent University

Student Presentations – York University Portuguese Association (YUPA)
Working Women Community Centre

TCDSB – Partners in Motion

Student Poster Session (Sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Azorean Research and Studies(CCARS):
Our Azorean Grandparents, our Mentors: Intergenerational Values and Knowledge

3
(15 min each)

3:00-3:15

Break

 

3:15-4:30

Inaugural Lusophone Studies Association Meeting

 

4:30-5:30

Portuguese-Canadian National Congress Meeting

 

7:00

Dinner at Lisbon by Night – www.lisbonbynightrestaurant.com

 

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