Events in November 2013
November 4, 2013 - Filmabend: Emil und die Detektive
Filmabend: Emil und die Detektive
*In German without subtitles, but it's a children's film and might be easier to understand than other films.
November 5, 2013 - Interest Meeting: Summer Study Abroad in Argentina
Interest Meeting: Summer Study Abroad in Argentina
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.
November 6, 2013 - Deutschklub and 1 other event
Remembering the fateful date of Nov. 9 in German history. In English
Ledonia Wright Cultural Center (LWCC)
Information Session: Summer Study Abroad in Granada
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.
November 7, 2013 - Hispanic Film: "No" (Chile 2012)
Hispanic Film: "No" (Chile 2012)
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 Set in Chile in the late 1980s, "No" is a Chilean Drama based on Antonio Skármeta's unpublished play El plebiscito about resistance to the rule of Augusto Pinochet.
November 13, 2013 - St. Martin's Day Laternenlaufen and 2 other events
St. Martin's Day Laternenlaufen
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
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.
Russian Culture Club. Film: The Prisoner of the Mountains
November 13, 2013. 7pm. Bate 1028. The Prisoner of the Mountains by Sergei Nodrov (1996)
- November 14, 2013 - German Film: Almanya
November 19, 2013 - Study Abroad Information Fair
Study Abroad Information Fair
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.
November 20, 2013 - German Club and Film: Die fetter Jahre sind vorbei and 1 other event
German Club and Film: Die fetter Jahre sind vorbei
--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
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."
November 25, 2013 - Summer 2014 Study in Paris Info and 1 other event
Summer 2014 Study in Paris Info
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.
Konevets Male Vocal Quartet
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The Music House Presents
KONEVETS Male Vocal QUARTET
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