Modern Language Studies Virtual Series WORLDS OF WORDS
Come join us for our fall semester events that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity while inviting students and others to engage with a variety of international ideas and perspectives. All are welcome and all events will emphasize plurilingualism.
9/30-INTERCULTURAL ICONS: SPAGHETTI
What do German ice cream, Clint Eastwood, and Marco Polo have in common? Spaghetti, of course! Discover how this culinary icon makes visible otherwise obscured intercultural connections. Professors Nicholas Albanese, Scott Williams, and Peter Worthing will fill us in.
10/14-TO KNOW ANOTHER LANGUAGE IS TO KNOW ANOTHER WORLD
Ever want to live or teach abroad, pursue a career in technology, medicine, business, or the arts in Europe, Asia, and beyond? Want to find out all what you can do with your language skills? Come meet our current students and hear from alums about how their time in MOLA shaped their experiences. A student panel will present.
10/21-NEW PLACES, NEW LIVES
What is it like to live in another country, culture, and language as an American? Learn about the challenges and opportunities from three of our American professors who have lived abroad in Germany, Jordan and Italy. Professors Nicholas Albanese, Samuel Ross and Jeffrey Todd will present.
11/11-INTERCULTURAL ICONS: HIP HOP AROUND THE WORLD
A quintessentially American phenomenon, Hip Hop has been embraced by minority populations around the globe to give voice to shared struggles, emotions, and resistance. Come hear how Hip Hop has traveled the world. Professor Frederick W. Gooding Jr., German minor/Communications Major T.J. Brock, Professor Marie Schein and Professor Nicholas Albanese will present.
Wednesday, November 11 at 7:00 pmVirtual Event