MEETINGS “THE LIBRARY OF LOST BOOKS. TALKS THAT BURN ”- O Português Vagamundo: The origin of the Portuguese language and its travels around the world, with Fernando Venâncio and Marco Neves
May 5 | 9:30 pm
Location: Lagos Municipal Library
Org .: CM Lagos and Lagos Municipal Library
Class. Age: M18
Free participation, but subject to the limit of 16 mandatory previous registrations by calling 282 767 816, the Library’s Facebook page or email Biblioteca@cm-lagos.pt
Initiative carried out within the scope of the Commemoration of the World Day of the Portuguese Language and Lusophone Culture in a lecture to suggest ideas with linguists Fernando Venâncio and Marco Neves.
Fernando Venâncio, historical linguist and writer, and Marco Neves, professor and promoter of linguistic themes, get together to talk about the history of our language. From the role of Galician in the history of the language to the transformations that Portuguese has undergone throughout the world, passing through the way it has become the national language of Portugal, we will go through many centuries in a pleasant conversation.
FERNANDO VENÂNCIO (Mértola, 1944). He graduated in General Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam, where he also received his doctorate. He was a professor of Portuguese Language and Culture at several Dutch universities. He is a senior researcher in Portuguese Lexicon History. He is also a translator and writer, with a long presence in the Portuguese written press.
MARCO NEVES (Peniche, 1980). He is a translation professor at NOVA FCSH, a translator at Eurologos and a columnist at Sapo 24. he is a researcher at CETAPS in the area of translation and languages. He writes on the Certain Words page about languages, books and other trips and has published several books on the language.