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19th Annual French Week

Join the Department of Foreign Languages for the 19th Annual French Week Nov. 3-9.

Friday, November 3.

10:00 am: Concert by Eric Vincent. Fine Arts Auditorium at Armstrong Campus.

Sunday, November 5.

3:00 pm: An Afternoon of French Song. A Student Recital Performed by James Allen, Meghann Ashey, Adriel Baralt, Alex Smith, and Shaquille St. John. Accompanied by Dr. Jonathan Murphy (Department of Music). Foy Recital Hall.

Monday, November 6.

Lunch and dinner: French meal at Dining Commons.

4:30 pm: Induction Ceremony for National French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi. Forest Drive 1311.

6:00 pm: Talent Show. Russell Union Theatre 1085.

Tuesday, November 7.

Lunch and dinner: French meal at Dining Commons.

4:00 pm: "Political Polarization in French Presidential Elections." A lecture by Prof. Jamie Scalera (Department of Political Science). Introduction by Dr. Barry Balleck, Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Studies. Nessmith-Lane 1915.

6:00-7 :30 pm: French Table (table de conversation). Dining Commons.

Wednesday, November 8.

4:00 pm: “Immigration and West Africa.” A lecture by Prof. Cathy Skidmore-Hess (Department of History). Introduction by Dr. Martha Hughes (Department of Foreign Languages). Russell Union 2080.

6:00 pm: Film Nocturama (Bonello, 2016). Nessmith-Lane 1915.

Thursday, November 9.

12:30 pm: "Rwanda: De la Francophonie à l’Anglophonie: une décision politique ou une stratégie commerciale?” A lecture by Prof. Rangira Béa Gallimore (French and Francophone Studies, University of Missouri - Columbia). Introduction by Dr. Virginie Ems-Bléneau (Department of Foreign Languages). Russell Union 2080.

4:00 pm: "From Researching by Mind to Researching by Heart: Teaching, Research, Advocacy and Peace Building." A lecture by Prof. Rangira Béa Gallimore (French and Francophone Studies, University of Missouri - Columbia). Introduction by Dr. Virginie Ems-Bléneau (Department of Foreign Languages). Nessmith-Lane 1915.

Coordinated by Dr. Olga Amarie, Dr. Virginie Ems-Bléneau, Dr. William Holley, and Dr. Martha Hughes Department of Foreign Languages, 912-478-5281. 

We thank all of the following for their support: the Departments of Foreign Languages, History, Music, and Political Science; Dining Commons; the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; IFcinéma; the Zeta Rho chapter of the National French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi Reflecting on the Passage of Time—Louvre, Paris , by Hannah Denise Cass.

For more information please visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu/foreignlanguages/frenchweek.

 

Thursday, November 9

Georgia Southern Campus

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Arts, Culture and Entertainment, Student Organizations

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College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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