Tag: International Languages & Cultures

ILC Students Present ‘A Night of Spanish American Theatre’ May 2

ILC Students Present ‘A Night of Spanish American Theatre’ May 2

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s International Languages & Culture (ILC) Department presents “A Night of Spanish American Theatre” on Saturday, May 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Winifred Moore Auditorium. La isla desierta/The Deserted Island by Roberto Arlt will be performed in Spanish by students in the SPAN 4650 and ILC 5170 courses. A summary in English will be […]

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Japanese Summer Festival May 1: Karaoke, food, games and more

Japanese Summer Festival May 1: Karaoke, food, games and more

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Japanese Student Association (JSA) at Webster University invites members of the Webster community to its Japanese Summer Festival Friday, May 1, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge. “Since we are not meeting during summer, JSA will have the festival now,” said Aori Inoue-Rodriguez, Japanese teaching assistant for International Languages & Cultures. […]

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April 29: Soccer Pro Takada Guest Speaker at ILC’s Japanese Language Table

April 29: Soccer Pro Takada Guest Speaker at ILC’s Japanese Language Table

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s International Languages & Cultures welcomes professional soccer player and Saint Louis Football Club midfielder Kentaro Takada for a special Japanese Language Table event on Wednesday, April 29, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Webster Hall, room 135. Takada will visit Webster’s home campus to speak on cultural differences in between Japan and U.S., the value […]

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April 26 Guest Lecture: ‘France after Charlie Hebdo’

April 26 Guest Lecture: ‘France after Charlie Hebdo’

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Centre Francophone and the St. Louis & Lyon Sister Cities present a Jacques Chicoineau Lecture, “France After Charlie Hebdo,” this Sunday, April 26, with guest speaker John Bowen. Bowen, a sociocultural anthropologist and the Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University St. Louis, is the author of several books, including “Can Islam Be […]

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2015 Rosita Awards Salute Outstanding Foreign Language Study

2015 Rosita Awards Salute Outstanding Foreign Language Study

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Each spring, the Department of International Languages and Cultures (ILC) in the Webster University College of Arts & Sciences recognizes two exemplary students with the Rosita Awards, a departmental scholarship created by professor emeritus Consuelo Gallagher in 1999. This year, the ILC had a record number of applicants with over 33 students eligible for the […]

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German Film Series Commemorates End of World War I, opens April 14 with ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

German Film Series Commemorates End of World War I, opens April 14 with ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The German program in the Department of International Languages and Cultures of the College of Arts & Sciences will commemorate the centennial of the end of World War I with three screenings of films about war and Germany, with a brief historical introduction before each one. The series opens Tuesday, April 14, with a screening […]

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Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

Student Curates ‘Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibition examining work and letters of renowned World War I-era French artist Raymond Fontanet (known as Renefer) is now on display at the Webster Groves campus, curated by a Webster University student. “Letters and Artworks From War – Renefer: 1914-18’’ is curated for the Centre Francophone by Shelby Wratchford, a double-major in Art and […]

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‘St. Louis Rising’ Discussion with Authors, Consul General of France

‘St. Louis Rising’ Discussion with Authors, Consul General of France

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster community will be the first to get their hands on St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of St. Ange de Bellerive – a new book by historians Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon Person – next month, courtesy of Centre Francophone at Webster University. To commemorate the book’s launch, Ekberg and Person will participate in […]

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French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Experience French dance and poetry as Karlovsky & Company Dance offers a preview of their upcoming “French Connections” concert at COCA. Dawn Karlovsky, director of Karlovsky & Company Dance, will be joined by Lionel Cuille, the Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, for a […]

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German Language Students Present Brecht’s Lindbergh Play on Galaxy Radio March 4

German Language Students Present Brecht’s Lindbergh Play on Galaxy Radio March 4

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University students in the advanced German course will present a radio play about Charles Lindbergh in German on Webster’s Galaxy Radio at 2:45 Wednesday, March 4. Cody Helms, Chandler Waite, Clara Oberneufemann and Will Johnson present: Der Ozeanflug (“The Flight across the Ocean”), a “Lehrstueck” (teaching play) by the German dramatist Bertolt Brecht, inspired […]

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