Katie O’Shaughnessy performed a Harp Recital at UFSJ’s Music Building on July 11, 2017.
The Flagship Annual Meting was held in Bloomington, Indiana, this past May. The goal of the Annual Meeting is for all the Flagship Programs from around the country to share their best practices with each other. UGA is the only University in the US to offer Portuguese as a language for the Flagship Program.
São João Del Rei Rio de Janeiro Ilha Grande São Paulo IBM Guided Visit
Recently the Portuguese Flagship Program shared Brazilian culture with the Barrow County Senior Center. They were very attentive and asked very thoughtful questions. What a nice morning.
The “Boi-de-Mamão” is an expressive folkloric manifestation that occurs in Santa Catarina state in Brazil, mainly in the coastal region of the state. It involves music, dance, singing, theater, human and animal characters. It deals with the epic theme of death and resurrection of the ox. The PFP students that are currently at the ISA Summer Program in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina were […]
This summer six PFP students are doing a Portuguese immersion program at ISA Floripa in Brazil. We know that Katie O, Lilian Z, John G, Nick S, Jonathan D, and Aciana H are having a great time and learning a lot of Portuguese with their classmates. Here they are learning about Festa Junina in their […]
As part of their cultural learning, Cohort 4 visited the city of São Paulo at the beginning of the month of May. They visited the Modern Art Museum of São Paulo (MASP), the Avenida Paulista, the Stock Exchange building and much more.
On May 4th, UFSJ had the honor to receive Dr. Michael Nugent, Director of the Defense Language and National Security Education Office from the United States, Dr. Christopher Powers, Director of Education Abroad Programs at the Institute of International Education, and Ms. Kaveri Advani, Program Manager for The Language Flagship, as well as Dr. Robert […]
While studying at UFSJ (The Federal University of Sao Joao Del Rei), Cohort 4 spends their free time visiting many historical cities in the Minas Gerais state. These trips help them to learn more about Brazilian culture and history in a very pleasant way.