Thank you! Successful 2013 film festival

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!

Languages in the news

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.