Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Cultural Events

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Hanna Geldrich-Leffman Colloquium
on Language, Literature & Society

Lectures will be on Wednesday, April 2 in the Fourth Floor Programming Room.
11.00 - Dr. Keith Bradley, "The Bitter Chain of Slavery"
2.00 - Dr. Ben Vinson, III, "African Slavery in Spanish America, 1500-1700"
3.00 - Pridin Fru, "Surviving Slavery in the 21st Century"
12.00-1.45 - Luncheon Reception by reservation only.

Contact Leslie Zarker Morgan, Thomas McCreight, Brian Norman, or Kaye Whitehead for more information.

Arabic Language Club

Japanese Language and Culture Table for Spring 2014 (MH442)
February 3, 5.00 pm:  Japanese Song Night 
March 17, 5.00 pm:   Japanese Origami 
April 14, 5.00 pm:  Japanese Movie 

Chinese Language and Culture Table:

Friday, February 21, 4 pm: Study-abroad information session in MH241
Friday, March 14, 2 pm: Chinese calligraphy  in MH442
Friday, March 28, 2 pm: paper cutting in MH442
Monday, April 28, 4 pm: Majiang in MH442

Chinese Movie Series in MH442

Sunday, February 9, 2.00 pm: “The Blue Kite” (1993)
Sunday, February 23, 2.00 pm: “Zhou Yu’s Train” (2004)
Sunday, March 23, 2.00 pm: “Sacrifice” (2010)

Other Activities:
Monday, April 7, 4:30pm: Ping pong competition (location TBA) For more information, contact Julia Benner at jcbenner@loyola.edu.

The Mrs. Regina Ann Haig International Film Series

This is a series of international films.  This year's theme is "Comedy."  Various professors from the department will present and lead a discussion of each film.  Food will be served.  All films will be shown in the Loyola/Notre Dame Library Auditorium.  For more information, contact Dr. Andrea Thomas at  asthomas@loyola.edu .

The Strategy of the Snail - Colombian
5:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Presented by Margarita Jacome, Ph.D.   

Kebab Connection - German-Turkish 
5:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Presented by Ursula Beitter, Ph.D.  

Caramel - Lebanese 
5:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Presented by Inas Hassan, Ph.D. 

Italian Events

German Events

Manfred Flugge will give a lecture called "Developing Identity in Post-war and Post-wall Germany" on Monday, January 27 at 4.15 in the 4th Floor Programming Room.

He will also give a small lecture called "Biography - A Dubious Genre" on Tuesday, January 28 at 4.00 in MH 442.  For more information, please contact Dr. Qinna Shen at qshen@loyola.edu .

Rendezvous Haiti  

Visit the Rendezvous Haiti webpage to learn more about an exciting new service program in Haiti coordinated by French instructor Catherine Savell.

updated 3/18/14 ner