Lecture by Professor Akira Kono, from Osaka University,Japan.
Akira Kono is Professor of Portuguese Language and Linguistics in the Research Institute for World Languages at Osaka University, Japan. He is the author of NHK Burujiru Porutogarugo Nyumon [Introduction to Brazilian Portuguese], published in Tokyo in 2001, as well as a number of scholarly papers on Portuguese language and Brazilian literature and culture. His talk will focus on the growing field of Portuguese language and Luso-Brazilian studies in contemporary Japan.
Cost: Free and open to the public
The lecture will be in English and Portuguese
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