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.
On January 15th, Cohort 3 Alumni shared with the students from the two PORT 1001 classes about their Capstone year in Brazil .
As part of the Flagship Program, the Capstone students give a final presentation about their internship experience in Brazil. Cohort 3 students presented their research projects in early December, 2015, in a professional conference setting in the historical city of Tiradentes, Minas Gerais. The internships took place in different sites in Brazil, in cities like Rio […]
UGA faculty and staff receive awards from the Office of International Education Robert Moser is an associate professor of Portuguese, Brazilian, and Lusophone African Literature and Culture at the University of Georgia. He is also the director of the Portuguese Flagship Program (PFP), the nation’s first and only undergraduate flagship program in Portuguese. PFP is […]
On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, students from 1000- and 2000-level Portuguese classes, along with students in Cohorts 4 (2016) and 5 (2017), gathered in the Miller Learning Center for two purposes: (1) to learn more about the Portuguese Flagship Program from Dr. Moser and other PFP faculty and staff, and (2) to learn more about […]
From May 16 to May 20, the 2015 Flagship annual meeting happened in Norman, Oklahoma, where directors from different Flagship programs around the globe, the NSEP (National Security Education Program), the Institute for International Education, and Deans from participating universities met to discuss important topics about Flagship programs in the United States. The conference addressed topics such […]
From April 17th to April 26th, Cohort 3 went on a trip to the state of Rio de Janeiro. The group visited Petropolis, Rio, and Ilha Grande (“Big Island”). They saw many famous touristic places, such as Pão de Açucar, Cristo Redentor and Praia Lopez, one of the most beautiful beaches of the entire world. […]
From Monday, April 27 to Saturday, May 2, PFP Director Dr. Robert Moser went on a site visit to the program’s partner institution, the Federal University of São João del-Rei (UFSJ), in Minas Gerais, Brazil. While there, Dr. Moser met with Flagship students, the Dean of Extension, the University Foundation, and the Vice President of the […]
In April, Cohort 3 went to visit the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, to become more familiar with Brazilian culture, as part of their Portuguese Flagship Program.
Born in 1977, Luanda, Angola, Ondjaki is one of the most prolific young Portuguese-language writers in Africa today. Since his literary debut in 2000, Ondjaki has published more than twenty fictional works, including novel, short-stories, novellas, plays, children`s books, film, and poetry. He has been awarded some of the most prestigious literary prizes in the […]