Upcoming Events

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255 Campus Center
MONDAYS 3:30-5:00

Come and practice your foreign language skills, or come chat in English about international events and cultures.

For all students, staff and faculty
For more information: contact Brenda x2196

French Forum

Monday, November 3rd, 3-4:40 pm
255 Campus Center
Open to the public and in English
Free refreshments, IST Approved

Kelsey Labbe Word painting in Bizet's Carmen
Samantha Reimer Teaching/Learning french in Canada
Georgiana Mosher The Representation of Women in French & American Cinema
Julia Shipley Images of Women in Marie de France stories
Amanda Radalinsky MICEFA- Study Abroad in Paris 2013-2014
Ethan Gormley La Sorbonne- Study Abroad Summer 2014
Sam Moores The French new Wave & American Cinema of the 60s + Film: The Boy with Three Eyes

Mayan Textiles, Weaving and Styles

Guest Speaker: Alida Perez
Monday, October 27, 20143 - 4 pm
255 Campus Center

Alida Perez is a Kakchikel Maya from San Antonio Aguas Calientes in Guatemala. She is a spokesperson for Maya people and meets with political and economic leaders around the globe to advocate for the indigenous peoples of Guatemala. She has founded a non-profit organization called Artisanos Unidos to promote fair trade in indigenous crafts and to market those crafts around the world. A master weaver herself, Ms. Perez is also the founder and director of a textile museum in Antigua, Guatemala, called Museo Casa del Tejido Antiquo, that preserves fine examples of Maya weaving and educates the public about Maya weaving history, techniques, and styles.

Persons with disabilities, needing accommodations to attend the event, please contact the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures x2196 or email: Brenda.Farnham@oswego.edu

French Movie Series

La Vie en rose
Thursday, Sept. 18th 7pm
211 Marano Campus Center, Runtime:  140 minutes

Mon meilleur ami
Tuesday, Oct. 7th 7 pm
211 Marano Campus Center, Runtime:  94 minutes

German Movie Series

Young Goethe in Love (Goethe), 2010
Wednesday, September 17th, 7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center, Runtime: 100 min
Directed by Philip Stözl

The German Americans
A Celebration of German culture and tradition
Monday, October 6th, 4:45 pm (after International Coffee Hour)
255 Marano Campus Center, Runtime: 90 minutes
A PBS Documentary

My Best Enemy (Mein bester Feind), 2011                                  
Wednesday, October 22nd, 7 pm        
132 Marano Campus Center, Runtime: 109 min
Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger

The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)
Wednesday, November 5th, 7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center, Runtime: 120 min
Directed by Forian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Beyond Silence (Jenseits der Stille), 1998
Wednesday, November 19th, 7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center, Runtime: 109 min
Directed by Caroline Link

The series is open and free to the public
An IST approved event

Spanish Movie Series

Todo Sobre Mi Madre (All About My mother)
(English Subtitles)

Wednesday, Sept. 10th, 7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center

The Missions
(In English)
Wednesday, Oct. 8th, 7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center

El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan's Labyrinth)
(English Subtitles)
Wednesday, Oct. 29th,  7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center

Al Otro Lado (To The Other Side)
(English Subtitles)
Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 7 pm
132 Marano Campus Center

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages

Performance and Video

Don't Blame Anyone
Videographer Barry Steele and performer Milton Loayza join forces to present Julio Cortazar's short stories. In this theatrical adaptation, the ambiguity of a man's experience turns into magical moments of truth, horror, and deliverance.