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Modern Languages & Literatures

French Week 2021

A painting of activists raising their hands, smartphones, and French flag

Aside from the events listed below, there will be an exhibit of media, books, and memoirs about French and Francophone activists and activism at the Loyola Notre Dame library during French Week.

Sunday, November 7

2 p.m., Alumni Memorial Chapel
Bilingual Mass in French and English, conducted by Rev. John Conley, S.J.

Tuesday, November 9

4 p.m., Virtual
Roundtable discussion with three activists from the University of Bordeaux. Zoom link for roundtable discussion

Wednesday, November 10

Day of French Immersion: Activities in French throughout the day

Time Activity Location
9-9:50 a.m. Karaoké phontétique-Activism edition, with Dr. Thomas BE 318
11-11:50 a.m. French trivia, with Mme Milicevic, LLC MH 443
12-12:50 p.m. Accordion demo and touch, with Dr. Oorts Academic Quad
1-1:50 p.m. Mölkky, with Dr. Thomas Academic Quad
2-2:50 p.m. French board games, with Mme Savell Reading Room, 4th Floor MH
4-4:50 p.m. Pétanque, with Dr. Colombat Academic Quad

Sunday, November 14

2:30-5 p.m., Loyola Notre Dame Library
Screening of the 2015 documentary film Demain (Tomorrow). Introduction by Dr. André Colombat, Dean of International Programs

Saturday, December 4

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Excursion to Washington, D.C. to see "Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" (Van Gogh DC)


Persons with disabilities who may require special services should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 410-617-2062 or (TTD) 410-617-2141 at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Sponsored by: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Center for the Humanities, Education for Life, Messina, Student Engagement, Catholic Studies, Honors Program, Film Studies, Global Studies, and the Office of International Programs.

Julia Cataneo


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