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Bristol Community College presents the Cape Verdean conference: Aristides Pereira: Minha Vida, Nossa Historia

Bristol Community College’s LusoCentro presents the Cape Verdean Conference:  Aristides Pereira: Minha Vida, Nossa História.  The conference will be held on Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Commonwealth College Center on the BCC Fall River Campus.

The conference will focus on the former President Aristides Pereira, the first president of Cape Verde.  U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde, Mr. Vernon Penner, and the current Cape Verdean Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Maria de Fátima Veiga, will both be speaking at the conference.  In addition, Mr. José Vicente Lopes, author of the recent book, Aristides Pereira: Minha Vida, Nossa História will also be at the conference for a book signing.  A light lunch will be served at 1 p.m., with music by Benevindo Cruz.

The BCC Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery will be open for the exhibition of photographs of former President Pereira by his photographer, Ron Barboza.

For more information contact Jose Costa at jose.costa@bristolcc.edu or call 508.678.2811 ext. 2925.