FAH-DPORT: Call for papers – Confluences in Portuguese: Linguistics, Literature and Translation – International Conference


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10 - 12 May 2018






Call for papers

 Confluences in Portuguese: Linguistics, Literature and Translation – International Conference

University of Macau, China

May 10-12, 2018


The conference aims to bring together specialists from the fields of Linguistics, Literature and Translation, whose work focuses on teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language, enabling the exchange of new ideas and experiences.

We welcome proposals for papers in English or Portuguese on (but not restricted to) one or more of the following topics:

-Education, teacher training and promotion of the Portuguese language

-Translation in the teaching of PFL (Portuguese as a Foreign Language)

-Methodologies and new approaches in the teaching of PFL

-Culture and literature contents in the teaching of PFL

-The linguistic component in the teaching of PFL 


Important dates

– March 1 – deadline for submission of proposals

– March 10 – notification of acceptance

– April 15 – deadline for registration – (no registration fees will be applied)



200-300 words proposals for oral presentations of up to 20 minutes should be written in Portuguese or English, accompanied by a short bio (+/- 100 words) and sent by email to: fah_confl_lp@umac.mo

Following the Conference, all full texts submitted shall be selected through blind peer review for publication in a special issue of an indexed international academic journal


Scientific Committee

Alan Baxter, University of São José, Macau, China

Gilvan Müller de Oliveira,  University Federal de Santa Catarina, Brasil,

Irene Maria F. Blayer, Brock University, Canada

Li Changsen, Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau,China

Malaca Casteleiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Maria Antónia Espadinha, University of São José, Macau, China

Maria Célia Lima-Hernandes, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Maria José Grosso, University of Macau, Macau, China

Maria Micaela Ramon Moreira, University of Minho, Portugal

Rosa Bizarro, Polytechnic Institute of Macau, Macau, China

Yao Jingming, University of Macau, Macau, China

Organizing Committee

Ana Margarida Nunes, University of Macau

Ao Sio Heng, University of Macau

Dora Nunes Gago, University of Macau

Júlio Jatoba, University of Macau

Mário Nunes, University of Macau

Sara Santos, University of Macau

Zhang Jianbo, University of Macau


All are welcome




Department of Portuguese
Telephone Number: 8822 8903/4634
Email: fah_confl_lp@umac.mo