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...
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...
- Jessica Perry (first place)
- Jaclyn Schmitz (second place)
- Allison Mils and Karen Williams (third place)
- Michael Clark (public vote)
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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...
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!
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...
On Friday, April 10th, 7 students were nominated for lifetime membership in the Wright State chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, la Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica. These students met the overall requirements for membership, holding a minimum 3.0 GPA in their Spanish courses and a 3.2 overall GPA, as well as having successfully completed at least one course in Hispanic literature or Hispanic culture and civilization.
The Iota Omega chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the...