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SUMMER COURSE
PORTUGAL – LANGUAGE AND CULTURE”
University of California, Berkeley

The students will be hosted by the University of the Azores, in the Island of São Miguel, the University of Porto, in the city of Porto and by the University Lusofona in Lisbon. The course has been developed and will be staffed through a joint project of these Portuguese Universities and the University of California, Berkeley.


Duration: 6 weeks starting June 22, 2008 through August 8, 2008
This course aims to provide continuity to the study of Portuguese Language and Culture available at the University of California, Berkeley, enhance the students’ awareness of Portuguese Culture through direct contact with Portuguese educational and cultural institutions. Additionally, the course will lead the students through a comprehensive trajectory that will establish the historical, cultural, economic and political links between Portugal, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas, particularly South America.
The course will be divided into two sections: Language / Literature and Portuguese Culture. For the Language / Literature session students will be able to select between two levels of language – Beginning or Intermediate, while advanced students will be able to opt for the Portuguese Literature class. Acceptance in the Intermediate language class and/or Literature class Classes will require some knowledge of Portuguese. (Students must have completed at least one semester of language, or have passed an aptitude text in Portuguese). Beginning Portuguese is open to all students. Students will earn 3 units of credit for the Language / Literature Section and 3 Units of credit for the Portuguese Culture Session.
There will be an orientation session on Friday, May 16, 2007 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.
Evaluation:

Morning Sessions: Four quizzes, on the last day of class each of the weeks. Final grade will be calculated as follows: quizzes - 70% (total - equally distributed); attendance and participation - 30%


Afternoon Sessions: Four Travel Journal Postings, three quizzes and one final research paper due on the last day of the course. Final grade will be calculated as follows: journal postings – 20%; quizzes – 20%; final paper – 30%; attendance and participation 30%
Students will arrive in Angra do Heroismo, Terceira, Açores on Sunday, June 22, 2007, and will leave from Lisbon on Friday, August 8, 2007.
Schedule of Classes, Lectures, and Guided Visits
Housing while in Terceira:
Sunday, June 22

Arrival in Angra do Heroismo, Terceira, Açores


19:00 – 21:00 Welcome dinner and orientation

Housing while in Angra:

Pousada de Juventude de Angra do Heroísmo

9700 Angra do Heroísmo – Açores

Tel.: 011-351-295-642-095

Fax: 011-351-295-642-095
Monday, June 23
9:00 – 12:00 Free Morning
14:00 – 18:00 Tour of the city of Angra do Heroísmo
18:00 – 20:00 Dinner
20:00 p.m. Participation in the St. John Festival in the City of Angra do Heroísmo

Tuesday, June 24
10:00 – 16:00 Tour of the Island of Terceira
Travel to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Açores
19:00 – 21:00 Orientation
Housing while in São Miguel:
Wednesday, June 25
9:00 – 10:00 Universidade dos Açores – Campus Orientation

10:30 – 12:00 Introduction to the Culture of the Azores


14:00 – 17:00 A city at the crossroads of the new world – Guided visit to the city of Ponta Delgada.
Thursday, June 26
9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Azorean History and Culture –

Guided visit to Mosteiros and Lagoa das Sete Cidades

Friday, June 27
9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Introduction to Portuguese History and Culture



Saturday, June 28
9:30 – 12:00 Azorean History and Culture –

Guided visit to Vila Franca do Campo and Furnas

14:00 – 17:00 Azorean History and Culture –

Guided visit to, Lagoa do Fogo, and Lagoa.



Sunday, June 29
8:30 – 17:00 Azorean History and Culture –

Guided visit to the Nordeste and Ribeira Grande

19:30 Goodbye dinner with Universidade dos Açores Professors, Lecturers and students.
Monday, June 30
8:00 – 13:00 Travel to Setubal via Lisbon
15:00 – 19:00 Geography and Identity – The sea and the land: two landscapes of Labor

Guided visit to Setúbal (Museu do Trabalho, Catedral de Santa Maria da Graça e Igreja de Jesus)


Overnight in Setubal

Pousada de Juventude



Lg. José Afonso

2900-429 Setúbal

Tel: 011-351-265 534 431

Fax: 011-351-265 532 963

Tuesday, July 1
8:30 Geography and Identity – The sea and the land: two landscapes of Labor
Palmela, Serra da Arrabida, Estuario do Sado, Azeitão and Sesimbra.
Overnight in Evora

Pousada de Juventude de Evora
Wednesday, July 2
8:30 Geography and Identity – Spaces of Transition: between margins and borders.

Excursion to Portalegre with stops and guided visits to Evora, Almendros, Estremoz, Vila Viçosa e Elvas.


Overnight in Portalegre.

Tursday, July 3
8:30 Geography and Identity – Spaces of Transition: relations of time and space.

Excursion to Serra da Estrela with stops and guided visits to Marvão, Castelo de Vide, Castelo Branco, Castelo Novo, and Covilhã.

Overnight in Penhas da Saude, Serra da Estrela.

Pousada de Juventude das Penhas da Saude


Friday, July 4

8:30 Geography and Identity

Excursion to Aveiro with stops and guided visits to Belmonte, Viseu, Aveiro (surrounding Coastal areas, Ria, and University Campus)
Overnight in Aveiro.

Pousada de Juventude de Aveiro

Saturday, July 5

9:00 Travel to Porto

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Welcome lunch and orientation in Porto.

Free Afternoon

Housing while in Porto:

Residência Universitária WorldSpru Porto Campanhã

Rua do Monte da Estação

4300 Porto

Tel. 351 22 519 8700

Fax 351 22 510 45 04

e-mail: porto@spru.pt
Sunday, July 6

9:00 – 18:00 Development and History of the city of Porto –

Guided visit of the city of Porto.

Architect Filipe Guimarães.



Monday, July 7

9:00 – 10:00 University of Porto – Campus Orientation

10:30 – 12:00 History and Culture of Portugal

14:00 – 17:00 Identity and Visual Representation

Paula Mota Santos, Professora Assistente, Antropologia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto
Culture Session Quiz #1 – The Regional and the Marginal.

Tuesday, July 8

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes



Quiz / Reaction Paper #1

14:00 – 17:00 Identity and Visual Representation

Paula Mota Santos, Professora Assistente, Antropologia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto.

Wednesday, July 9

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 18:00 Regional and Nacional Economy and Development

Guided visit to the Palácio da Bolsa, (stock exchange palace) and visit to the Vila Nova de Gaia – Port Wine cellars and distribution centers.



Thursday, July 10

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes



Quiz / Reaction Paper #1

14:00 – 17:00 Visual Arts

Sacred Art and Ceramic Tiles – Guided Visit to the Sé, Estação de São Bento, and Igreja de São Francisco
Friday, July 11

8:30 The Douro – Economy and Culture

Douro River Cruise from Porto to Régua, Excursion from Régua to Vila Real by train.
Overnight in Vila Real.

Albergue de Juventude de Vila Real

R. Dr. Manuel Cardona, Edifício do IPJ
5000-558 Vila Real
Tel: 259 373 193
Fax: 259 373 193

Saturday, July 12

8:30 Trás-os-Montes – Another type of insularity

Visit to Vila Real and surrounding area.
History of Portugal

Excursion to Guimarães – Guided visit of the city of Guimarães.

overnight in Guimarães:

Pousada da Juventude em Guimarães

Largo da Cidade

4800 Guimarães

Telef. 351 253 421 380

Fax 351 253 421 381

e-mail: guimaraes@movijovem.pt

Sunday, July 13

8:30 History of Portugal

Guided visits to Póvoa do Varzim and Vila do Conde.

Return to Porto.



Monday, July 14

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Literature and Culture

Overview of Portuguese Literature


Quiz #2

Tuesday, July 15

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Literature and Culture

Literary links between Portugal and the US

Professor Richard Zimmer

Wednesday, July 16

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Literature and Culture - Guided Visits to the Museu Romântico, and Cadeia da Relação

Thursday, July 17

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes



Quiz / Reaction Paper #2

14:00 – 17:00 Literature and Culture - Poetry Recital



Friday, July 18

8:30 Borders and Spaces of Transition

Guided visit to Braga, Barcelos, and Viana do Castelo.
Overnight in Viana do Castelo

Saturday, July 19
8:30 Regional, National, and Internantional Relations – The Economy of border towns.

Guided visit to Caminha, Valença do Minho, Ponte de Lima, and Gerez.


Overnight in Gerez:

Pousada de Juventude de Vilarinho das Furnas



Sunday, July 20

Free Morning in Gerez

14:00 Return to Porto via Amarante, Baião, Gondar, and Marco de Canavezes



Monday, July 21

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 The Constructed Image of Portugal during the Estado Novo
Paula Mota Santos, Professora Assistente, Antropologia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto.

Tuesday, July 22

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Visual Arts – From traditional to contemporary art

Visit to the Museu Soares dos Reis e Serralves.

Lúcia Matos, Professor University of Porto.
Wednesday, July 23

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Portugal in the 21st Century – Knowledge and Technology.
João Tasso Sousa, Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Universidade do Porto

Thursday, July 24

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes

14:00 – 17:00 Portugal in the 21st Century – Economic Development – Agriculture, fishing, and Portuguese Industry from the perspective of globalization.

Traditional Economic Activities and Entrepreneurship.


Dana Redford, Assistant Professor

ISCTE


University of Lisbon

Friday, July 25

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes



Quiz / Reaction Paper #3

14:00 – 17:00 Scientific Research and Development

Professor Quintanilha, Universidade do Porto

Free Weekend – July 26 and 27

Monday, July 28

9:30 – 12:00 Language or Literature Classes



Quiz / Reaction Paper #4

14:00 – 17:00 Portugal in the 21st Century – Socio-political Development – Environmental National, European and World-wide policies regarding the exploration and protection of natural resources.

Cristina Chaves, Assistant Professor

University of Porto

19:30 Dinner with University of Porto Professors, Lecturers and Students
Tuesday, July 29

8:30 Travel to Coimbra

Guided visit of the city of Coimbra – Portugal dos Pequenitos, Convento de Santa Clara, Sê Velha, and University Campus.
Overnight in Coimbra:

Pousada da Juventude de Coimbra

Rua Henrique Seco,14

3000-145 Coimbra

telf.239 822 955

fax 239 821 730

Wednesday, July 30

9:30 Guided excursion to Lisbon. Stops in Batalha, Alcobaça, Nazaré, and Óbidos.


Housing while at Lisbon:

Pousada de Juventude de Lisboa

Rua Andrade Corvo, 46

1050-009 Lisboa

Portugal

Tel.: 21-353-2696

Fax.: 21-353-7541
Thursday, July 31

9:00 – 12:00 Visual Arts – Cinema

13:30 – 18:00 History – Lisbon gateway to the world

Guided Visit of Lisbon - Avenidas Novas, Fontes Pereira de Melo, Marquês de Pombal, Avenida da Liberdade, Rossio e Terreiro do Paço, S. Jorge Castle. Alfama, Cathedral, Baixa Pombalina and Chiado.


Friday, August 1

9:00 – 12:00 Visual Arts - Cinema

13:30 – 18:00 History – Lisbon gateway to the world.

Visit to Palácio da Ajuda, Museu dos Coches, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, Torre de Belém, Padrão dos Descobrimentos.


Saturday, August 2

8:30 – 18:00 History – Guided Visit to Sintra (Palácio da Pena, Palácio da Vila, Castelo dos Mouros, Quinta da Regaleira) Guincho and Cascais.


Sunday, August 3

9:30 – 18:00 History – Guided Visit to Mafra and Ericeira.



Free Afternoon in Ericeira
Monday, August 4

9:00 – 12:00 Music – The sounds of Portugal

13:30 – 17:00 History – Urban development and growth

Guided visit to the Baixa Pombalina and water supply infrastructure (Aqueduto das Águas Livres, Mãe de Água, etc.)


17:00 Guided visit to Parque das Nações

Tuesday, August 5

9:00 – 12:00 Music – The contemporary sounds of Portugal

13:30 – 15:30 Political Structure – Guided Visit to São Bento Palace.
16:00 – 18:00 Visual Arts – Guided Visit to the Fundação Gulbenkian or Centro Cultural de Belém

Quiz #3

Wednesday, August 6

9:00 – 13:00 Visual Arts – Guided Visit to the Museu de Arte Antiga (Janelas Verdes)


15:00 – 19:00 History – Guided Visit to the Palácio de Queluz

Thursday, August 7 Free Day

19:30 Good-bye dinner with Universidade Lusofona’s Professors, Lecturers, and Students.


Friday, August 8

Return home

Please address questions to:

Deolinda M. Adao

Email: deoadao@berkeley.edu

Phone: 510-643-0980



Fax: 510-643-3372








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