News and Events


Jul 9, 2015
Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day.
May 27, 2015

French Instructor, Karine Daddah taught the first section of her FR 4940 “La cuisine dans le cinéma français” class last week. This course entails the analysis of four French movies, each highlighting the cultural, social, and historical importance of food in every facet of French life. Under her guidance, the students recreate recipes introduced in the films in a hands-on workshop that culminates in authentic French meals and French “convivialité.” The cooking workshop takes place at the...

May 14, 2015
Courses offered at Wright State give students a chance to indulge in a mind-expanding, creative exploration across various fields of study.
May 8, 2015
German Major, Alexander Schiefer, was invited to the CoLA Internship Breakfast with Dean Kristin Sobolik on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Alexander spent Tuesdays and Thursdays during his spring semester in Indianapolis interning for Joyful Noise Recordings. Joyful Noise Recordings is an independent record label featuring artists such as Kishi Bashi, Surfer Blood, and Stranger Cat. Joyful Noise has many customers in Germany and they have a distributor based in Berlin, so Alexander was able...
May 4, 2015

The Arabic Day took place on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 1:00pm-2:30 pm at the Rockafield Alumni Center. Students from the Modern Languages Arabic classes and other Arabic students on campus came to celebrate the language and the culture of the Middle East.

Students participated in a flag parade of 11 Arabic countries, naming each represented country and guessing its neighboring countries. Students also did a play based on the Folklore of "Juha" and answered questions related...

Apr 30, 2015
The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences.
Apr 29, 2015
The Chinese 2210 class students are proud to display their calligraphy at the Multicultural Lounge!  Make sure you visit their beautiful artworks.
Here are the winners:
  • Jessica Perry (first place)
  • Jaclyn Schmitz (second place)
  • Allison Mils and  Karen Williams (third place)
  • Michael Clark (public vote)
Apr 29, 2015

Lingvae Mortvae Vivvnt apvd Vniversitatem Wright State!

Dead Languages Live at Wright State University!    On Monday, April 20th, almost 130 area high school students attended the Classics Department’s first Latin Day, held in WSU’s Student Union.

The students, who are currently taking Latin at Fenwick, Fairmont, and Butler high schools, participated in a variety of activities. WSU Classics students, under the direction of Dr. Bruce Laforse, performed entertaining...

Apr 24, 2015

On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 dueling Chefs and French professors Karine Daddah and Pascale Abadie battled it out behind the grill at BD Mongolian Grill to support the students' fundraiser for the French Ambassador Program! It was a fun and entertaining evening!

Apr 21, 2015

French professors Abadie, Halling, Daddah and WSU French Alumna Kayla Schaub attended the 2015 OFLA (Ohio Foreign Language Association) annual conference in Sandusky, Ohio on April 16th and 17th.  

Professors Abadie and Halling conducted the "Change your tune! Beat the Blues by Updating Your French Music Selections" workshop.

In this workshop, they presented biographies of 2014's most successful Francophone performers, along with their catchiest...