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Spring Awakening

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October 27, 2013

The Department of Student Involvement and Leadership and ECU's Ledonia Wright Cultural Center have funded us to take up to 40 ECU students to see
the 3 p.m. performance of "Spring Awakening" at the Raleigh Little Theatre on Sunday, 27 October. Tell your friends and roommates (students don't have to be German students--all are welcome).
More details are forthcoming in a special announcement early this week. In the meantime, contact Prof. Smith (smithdav@ecu.edu) with any questions.
"Spring Awakening" is a musical based on Frank Wedekind's play FRÜHLINGS ERWACHEN

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Community Tertulia

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October 30, 2013

An informal conversation group designed for professionals, faculty or other members of the community who are looking to brush up on their Spanish (students should attend our scheduled "Sobremesa" instead). Winslow's, 5:30.

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Filmabend: Emil und die Detektive

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November 4, 2013

Bate 1003
*In German without subtitles, but it's a children's film and might be easier to understand than other films.

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Interest Meeting: Summer Study Abroad in Argentina

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November 5, 2013

There will be an interest meeting for the ECU Argentina 2014 Summer Study Abroad Program on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 5:30-7:00 in Bate 3010.
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Deutschklub

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November 6, 2013

Remembering the fateful date of Nov. 9 in German history. In English
Ledonia Wright Cultural Center (LWCC)

Information Session: Summer Study Abroad in Granada

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November 6, 2013

informational meeting on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 in Bate 3006 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm for anyone interested in participating in the Granada, Spain Summer Study Abroad Program. »» Flier.

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Hispanic Film: "No" (Chile 2012)

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November 7, 2013

Bate 1032. Directed by Pablo Narraín. Set in Chile in the late 1980s, "No" is a Chilean Drama based on Antonio Skármeta's unpublished play El plebiscito about resistance to the rule of Augusto Pinochet.

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St. Martin's Day Laternenlaufen

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November 13, 2013

This week we are celebrating St. Martin’s Day, which is observed in many European countries: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Martin%27s_Day.
Read more about St. Martin here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_of_Tours.

Sounds interesting? Then join us this coming Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 3-6 pm. We will meet in the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center (located in the Bloxton House, which is sandwiched between the Erwin Building and Greene Residence Hall) to craft our own paper lanterns. You can join us at any time up until 5:30 when we will walk with our lit lanterns across campus. Here is a very brief family video shot in Germany: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY0GUAyRNjI#t=60 to show a bit of authentic Laternenlaufen.

To ECU students of German: ONE CULTURE POINT FOR ATTENDING. We will have a variety of items available to make a lantern.
TWO CULTURE POINTS FOR BRINGING IN MATERIALS FOR A LANTERN (vellum, wax or tissue paper, cardboard, decorations, a stick for the handle. See the attached pdf for some ideas on how the lanterns are crafted) or FOR VOLUNTEERING TO BE A HELPER.

Be sure to update your resumé with this activity: Member, ECU German Program Cultural Outreach Committee, 2013-2014.

Downtown Dialogues on the Humanities

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November 13, 2013

Please join us for the next Downtown Dialogues on the Humanities event: “Gender Around the Globe,” featuring Associate Professor of Spanish Purificación Martínez speaking on “Gendering the Monarchy: Kingship and Queenship in Castigos y Documentos del Rey don Sancho.” 5pm. Greenville Museum of Art.
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Russian Culture Club. Film: The Prisoner of the Mountains

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November 13, 2013

November 13, 2013. 7pm. Bate 1028. The Prisoner of the Mountains by Sergei Nodrov (1996)

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German Film: Almanya

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November 14, 2013

--FILM
"Almanya" (2011)
Donnerstag, 14. November
ab 17.30 Uhr
Bate 1003
*In German WITH subtitles. (See flyer for more info.)

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Study Abroad Information Fair

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November 19, 2013

Please let your students know there will be a number of study abroad opportunities this summer. A Study Abroad Information Fair will be held Tuesday, November 19, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Recreation Center. The application deadline for summer 2014 study abroad opportunities is January 31, 2014.

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German Club and Film: Die fetter Jahre sind vorbei

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November 20, 2013

--GERMAN CLUB 3-5 p.m. in the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center"
followed by a film at 6pm in Bate 1003: "Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei" (Hans Weingärtner 2005)
*In German WITH subtitles.
(See flyer for more info.)

Facultea: John Given on Translating Attila

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November 20, 2013

The second fall FaculTea, co-sponsored by Harriot College and Joyner Library, will be held November 20 at 3:30 p.m. in Joyner Library, room 2409. Dr. John Given, associate professor and director of classical studies, will discuss "Translating Attila: Greek, Latin, Hunnic, English."

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Summer 2014 Study in Paris Info

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November 25, 2013

Information Sessions: Bate 3006, at 2pm and 3:30pm

Destination: Paris, France
Dates: June 29-July 26, 2014
Courses: FREN2108: Culture and Communication or FREN3700: Special Topics Paris; and FREN3200: French Language in France II (transfer credits from Institut Catholique)

Faculty: Dori St. Amant

Cost: $3500 + Airfare (Price includes lodging, approximately 6 meals, tuition for 7 s. h., study abroad health insurance, student ID, metro pass, transportation from/to airport in Paris (RER), cultural activities, entrance to museums, and day trips.)

Students will develop their language skills within the cultural context of Paris and the surrounding area. You will spend the mornings at the French university taking French language classes with international students. Your afternoon and evenings will be a combination of cultural activities (such as a movie, a play, a ballet and concerts), conversation, class, and free time. We will visit museums and take day trips to places such as Provins (medieval French village), Versailles, and the Chateau de Monte-Cristo. Assignments will include daily journaling, interviews, oral presentations, a walking tour, a scavenger hunt, short readings, and a final project (video or power point) that will represent your stay in Paris. Students will live in an international residence hall and experience living in Paris as international students.

For further information, contact Dori St. Amant and see the website.

Konevets Male Vocal Quartet

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November 25, 2013

Special Added Concert!
The Music House Presents
KONEVETS Male Vocal QUARTET
Reservations Required!
(themusichouseingreenvillenc@embarqmail.com [(252) 367-1892]
Suggested donation for this concert:
Adults-$20
Seniors-$15
Students-$5
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