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About Francisco Cota Fagundes

Born in the Azores, Portugal, emigrated to the US in 1963. Lived in California for 14 years; has resided in Amherst, MA for 30 years. Has taught Spanish and Portuguese language and literatures at the undergraduate level; Portuguese, Lusophone African, and Brazilian literatures at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and courses in Portuguese- and English-language literature of the Portuguese diaspora in the US. Literary critic, autobiographer, short story writer, and translator.


Present Portuguese Minor and Major Advisor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Present Professor of Portugese, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Herter Hall, Room 406
161 Presidents Drive
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-4914


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