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Full Title: Exploring the Portuguese Diaspora in InterDISCIPLINARY and Comparative Perspectives: An International Conference
         
Short Title: IJPDS
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Start Date: 25-Jul-2013 - 27-Jul-2013
Contact: Irene Blayer
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ocs.sfu.ca/pds/index.php/pdaip/2013
Meeting Description: Exploring the Portuguese Diaspora in InterDISCIPLINARY and Comparative Perspectives: An International Conference will be held from July 25-27, 2013 in Indianapolis. All comparative and interdisciplinary forms of lusophone diaspora will be considered: sociological, economic, political, literary, linguistic, historical, cultural, and others.

Exploring the Portuguese Diaspora in InterDISCIPLINARY and Comparative Perspectives: An International Conference is the result of a collaborative effort by Irene Maria F. Blayer (Brock University, Canada), Teresa Cid (University of Lisbon), Francisco Cota Fagundes (UMass Amherst, USA), and Dulce Maria Scott (Anderson University, USA).
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language: Portuguese
LL Issue: 24.22


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