“Lisbon is the perfect port city. Set at Europe’s watery western fringes, it’s briny, a little brash and entirely sure of its own often determinedly bohemian identity.”
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Joana Vasconcelo’s best-kept local secret? Museu do Azulejo (museudoazulejo.pt): “It has a unique Azulejo (Portuguese tile) collection, including a panel which is a great iconographic document due to its depiction of Lisbon before the earthquake of 1755″
Four old towns perfect for a lovers’ retreat: on Óbidos, Nazaré, Peniche and Caldas da Rainha…
“Pena National Palace is recognized as the icing on the cake of Sintra … Point of View will let its ten artists install their works in the vast park grounds of the palace, where they will be left for one year to allow nature to absorb them. “
Scroll down to find Disquiet’s 2016 Luso-American FLAD Scholarship winners and finalists! We are so honored to have received such excellent work. Congratulations to all!
Check out our 2016 Contest and Scholarship winners! Thank you so much to everyone who sent us their excellent work! Results for the Luso Fellowship coming soon!
“Lisbon is not a place for a kitten heel – or any other heel for that matter.” So true. Join us on the cobblestone streets and leave your heels at home!
Coffee, the Lisboeta’s favorite drink! Try it with some egg pastries…
One way to unwind on a Disquiet weekend is to check out some castles…
Disquieters! DON’T FORGET MONDAY! Please join us as we celebrate all things Disquieting (like Leap Day!) at our first official DISQUIET Reading and Reunion in NYC.
Featuring Alexander Chee (fiction faculty ’15), Jarita Davis (alum ’12), and Katherine Vaz (Luso faculty ’13–’16)
And Jarita’s book is now available in time for the event!!