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French Week, November 1-7, 2017

Title:“The French Connection: A Story of Friendship”

Saturday, November 4, 6:00-7:15: Concert with Pierre-Nicolas Colombat et Eva Aronian. Alumni Chapel. Followed by a reception.

Sunday, November 5, 3pm Mass, Alumni Chapel

Monday, Nov. 6, 7pm: Film La Vie et rien d’autre presented by André Colombat, LNDL Auditorium. http://www.allocine.fr/video/player_gen_cmedia=19446106&cfilm=64465.html

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 6pm Keynote Speaker, Mr. Claude Porsella, correspondent with the French Broadcasting system, RFI (Radio France Internationale), “The French 2017 Presidential Election: What Does it Mean for Franco-American relations?”. AWSC 4th floor program room

Saturday, November 11, 12-3pm: Excursion: “France meets Baltimore” and picnic. Departure from Jenkins Lot. Limited to 15 students, priority for students in French classes.

Book Display about French-American relations all week in the LNDL.

Sponsored by: The Center for the Humanities, Education for Life, International Programs, Student Activities, Modern Languages and Literatures, Communication, the Honors Program, Global Studies, Catholic Studies, Communication, Film Studies

Career Night

Career night will be held on October 18, 2017 in KH B03 at 7.00 pm.  For more information, please contact Ms. Catherine Savell.

Poetry Recitation Contest

The Poetry Recitation Contest will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 6.00-8.00 in the Reading Room. If interested, please discuss with your instructor the poem you would like to recite and ask about applying for the contest.  For more information, contact Ms. Sarah Tyler.

Arabic Events

Arabic club (Arabyola) movie screening event:
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 3.00-4.30, MH 444.      

Arabic movie: "Did you hear that - حد سامع حاجة?”

An Egyptian comedy movie telling the story of a young man hears a strange voice.

The 5th Annual Henna/Mehndi Workshop!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 2.30-4.30, MH 444.

Guest speaker Randa Fahmey J.D.
Title of the lecture:“A Seat at the Table for Arab and Muslim Americans”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 4.30-6:00, room TBD.

An internationally recognized expert in energy policy and Middle East/North Africa market access. She is also a former U.S. Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy in the President George W. Bush Administration.   www.fahmyhudome.com


The Mrs. Regina Ann Haig International Film Series

All films shown in the Loyola/Notre Dame Library Auditorium. Refreshments served at 6.30; screenings begin at 7.00. Films for the fall semester are as follows

October 10, 2017 - Das Boot, presented by Dr. Ursula Beitter,
November 8, 2017 - Mediterraneo, presented by Mrs. Giuliana Risso Robberto,
December 6, 2017 - Pan's Labyrinth, presented by Dr. Ramon Espejo-Saavedra.

Sponsored by the Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Endowment for Science, Faith, and Culture, and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.