The Study Abroad annual trip to Paris and Bordeaux, France with professors Halling and Abadie from the department of Modern Languages was featured in an article in the Dayton Daily News!
Dr. Melissa Doran completed her PhD in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University in May 2014. Her dissertation, "(De)Humanizing Narratives of Terrorism in Spain and Peru," examined the humanizing and dehumanizing discourses at play in the literary and filmic representation of the conflicts between the Spanish State and ETA and the Peruvian State and Sendero Luminoso. With a particular focus on the actors of these conflicts, her project...
The French Club celebrated Bastille Day at Professor Abadie's house on Sunday July 13th.
Each student and professor brought a French dish to share.
It was a great opportunity to speak French and enjoy some delicious French food!
Vive la révolution!
Dr. Maan Jiang Broadstock, Instructor of Chinese at Wright State University, was the Lead Teacher of the University of Virginia's summer 2014 STARTALK Student Chinese Academy for Virginia high school students. She is pictured teaching Taichi fan.
Click on this link to see the UVA students' program and...
Dr. Pascale Abadie completed her PhD in the department of Romance Languages at the University of Cincinnati in March 2014. Her dissertation, “Vers de nouveaux horizons dans la littérature Subsaharienne de Mariama Bâ à nos jours” studied how Sub-Saharan women authors have been writing since the 70s, it was with Mariama Bâ and her novel "So long a letter" that African women's literature finally became recognized as a genre. Bâ’s novel, published in 1979, has inspired many women to write...
The French cuisine and cinema summer class (FR 4940) is featured in the Guardian!
On Friday March 21st, the Chinese club met for its first craft and game night. A total of ten students attended. Professor Jiang Laoshi and Professor Du taught the students how to make traditional Chinese knotting. Everyone brought home a beautiful Chinese knot.
The students enjoyed making traditional crafts and playing games while speaking Chinese in a fun and relaxed atmosphere!
The Department of Modern Languages will be offering Arabic, Chinese, French, German and Spanish classes during the Session A (May 12-June 19) and Session B (June 23-July 31) of the Summer semester.
The summer schedule will include a French cooking and movie class (FR 4940), a 1010 and 1020 Chinese classes, a "How German Impacts the world" (GER 4030) and "How Spanish Impacts the world" (SP4030) classes and many more!
Register today and join the fun!