Dr. Cristina Parsons Publishes Article in Portuguese Studies Journal

Dr. Cristina Parsons, Professor Emerita of Economics, In the College of Arts and Sciences, published an article titled, “Fado as Economic History: The Mariquinhas Cycle Reinterpreted”, in the Portuguese Studies Journal. The article shines a light on a new perspective on ‘A Casa da Mariquinhas’ by exploring Portuguese women’s working and social lives and the economic structures that influenced many lives in the twentieth century. 


Parsons, Cristina. “Fado as Economic History: The Mariquinhas Saga Reinterpreted.” Portuguese Studies, vol 39 no 1, 2023, p 63-75. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/port.2023.a900051