Posts Tagged: madeira

Digital Nomad Initiative at John Dos Passos Cultural Center

The John Dos Passos Cultural Center in my family’s ancestral hometown in Ponta do Sol, Madeira (an autonomous region of Portugal) is serving its community with its new Digital Nomad initiative. On January 19, 2021, Travel + Leisure reported that “Phase one of the project will start on Feb. 1 and last through June 30,… Read more »

Portuguese-Americans in New England

Traditionally, many Portuguese coming to the United States have settled in New England, in Massachusetts or Maine, along the coast. My grandfather in fact lived many years, happily, in Provincetown, among the seamen and artists. Reading portions of Miguel Oliveira’s wonderful book, From a Man without a Country to an American by Choice: John Dos… Read more »

Breaking: 2018 John Dos Passos Society Conference

Third Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 20-22, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal) Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 Graduate students wishing to be considered for supplemental travel funding must submit a full paper by February 28, 2018 The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its third biennial conference to be held in Lisbon, Portugal…. Read more »

Farewell, Mrs. Santos

With a heavy heart, I relate the passing of Maria do Carmo da Cunha Santos, founder of the Centro Cultural John Dos Passos in Madeira. I was working on a political campaign and I missed it, but the rest of my family attended the grand opening of the Centro in 2004. My talented sister Lara… Read more »