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Main Office:
(401) 456-8496

Silvia Oliveira, Ph.​D.
Director
Associate Professor of Portuguese Studies
Dept of Modern Languages
(401) 456-8748


Location

Forman Center (F)
Rm. 201
East Campus

​Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies​​

News

​2019 Lema-Fernandes Study Abroad Scholarship

The Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies at Rhode Island College will award scholarships to partially support the tuition of RIC student participants in study abroad or internship abroad programs in Portugal or in another Portuguese-speaking nation in 2019. Limited funds are available and awards depend upon the pool of applications presented. In previous years, awards have ranged from $500 to $2500.

Application deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019

Description and Application form are available at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/hUk8ZhxlTyC9TXjP2.

Instructor recommendation form is available at this link: ​https://goo.gl/forms/84jTf72xEwSBSL2B2.


John A. and Mary V. Lima Scholarship in Portuguese Studies: $6,000

The John A. and Mary V. Lima Memorial Scholarship Fund in Portuguese Studies of the Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies at RIC will award in the spring semester of 2019 THREE scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each upon satisfactory completion of the required course(s), to students active in the Portuguese Studies Program, majoring or minoring in Portuguese.

Application deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019​

Description and Application form are available at this link.

Instructor recommendation form are available at this link.


​IPLWS 2019 Internship Opportunity

The Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies is seeking one student intern for the spring semester of 2019. The students will have an opportunity to participate in the operation of a non-profit entity gaining experience in its governance and management. 

Application deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019​

Description and Application form are available on Google.


Program Description

L​aunched in October, 2006, the Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies is a non-traditional academic center at Rhode Island College​. It was approved for permanent status by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education on June 28, 2010.

It is dedicated to the promotion and support of Portuguese Studies at the College, fostering connections between the College and Lusophone communities in the region, and pursuing scholarly research and cultural projects related to the Portuguese language and Lusophone cultures.

The Institute strives to be a center of interaction for Rhode Island College students and the community by sponsoring lectures, conferences, artistic exhibitions, cultural performances, adult enrichment courses, workshops and youth and family-centered events as well as professional development workshops for elementary and secondary teachers of the Portuguese language.

The Institute is committed to encompassing the cultures of the many nations and regions of the Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) diaspora, that is Portugal, including Madeira and the Azores, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé e Príncipe, Angola, Mozambique, East Timor and the region of Macau.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Page last updated: January 24, 2019