Many thanks to the faculty, students and staff who made the 2013 Spanish and French film festival a success! With over 300 students viewing 10 feature films from France, Canada, Spain, Argentina, Mexico and Ecuador, we hope you enjoyed the movies, the speakers and the discussions.
Special thanks to: Dr. Diana Alvarez-Amell, Dr. Victoria Rivera-Cordero, Dr. Anne Mullen-Hohl, Dr. Matthew Escobar, Mariette Monpierre, Alina Fernandez, Denisse Oller, Mary Olsen and Luis Sosa Santiago for sharing their expertise, insights and advice.
See you next year at the movies!
This week: come see White Material at 7:30 on Thursday, November 8 in McNulty 101 (amphitheater).
Due to last week’s storm, Le Hérisson (The Hedgehog) will be shown in Fahy Hall 238 on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.
The New York Times “Room for Debate” feature takes on English as a dominant, global language, and the need for language education in the United States. 6 authors and educators offer different points of view on English as a worldwide language.
We’ll be closed for Thanksgiving. Normal hours resume on Monday, November 28, 2011.
Unfortunately, federal funding for language learning grants are on the table for cuts in the next fiscal year.
Former Secretary of State Albright and former Senator Hagel commented on the lack of funding for continuing language education and promoting proficiency in a recent article in USA Today. Among the programs with reduced funding: the Fulbright program scholarships, which a recent SHU student won for study in Taiwan.
The ARC added Chinese and Japanese tutoring, as well as expanded the hours for other languages. For the most recent tutoring schedule, please visit the ARC in the Arts and Sciences Building.
Japan Week at Seton Hall University is a fantastic time to discover Japanese language and culture.
This year, Japan Week kicks off on April 11 with the annual kite flying contest, followed by a workshop in traditional ceramics, an awards presentation and more. Visit the 2nd floor in Fahy Hall for a detailed schedule, or visit the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures website.