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Fundraiser to Benefit Haitian Students

Stop by the Student Center on Monday, November 14 to pick up a DIY ornament. Ornament packets are only $2. This fundraiser is organized by students in Dr. Bacholle's FRE/WST 331 class. Proceeds to benefit the Jean Bruny College in Les Palmes, Haiti.

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The Power of Latinidad in a Fractured World

Eastern Connecticut State University hosts awarding winning poet, speaker and actor Carlos Andrés Gómez for a special presentation and reception on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 6 pm in the Student Center Theater.

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Explora Español - Fall 2022

¿Hablas Español? ¿Por qué no seguir una carrera o 'minor' en español? ¡Habla con el jefe! El jefe del Departamento de Idiomas y Culturas es muy amable y quiere ayudarte :)

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Hecho en PueLto Rico

Eastern Connecticut University continues its theatrical season with "Hecho en Puelto Rico,” written and performed by Ángel Vázquez, one of Puerto Rico’s most popular performers. "Hecho en Puelto Rico" is a funny and touching piece that will be presented only in English in the Fine Arts Instructional Center Proscenium Theater on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7:30 P.M.

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Nobel Prize in Literature - Annie Ernaux

French author Annie Ernaux wins the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Movie Night

On Thursday, October 27 the World Languages & Cultures Department hosts a screening of the suspenseful Spanish-language film "The House at the End of Time (La casa del fin de los tiempo)". Join us!

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Ice Cream Social - Fall 2022

POSTPONED - New Date! On Wednesday, September 28 the World Languages and Cultures Department welcomes back all language students with an ice cream social. Join us!

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La Mesa de Español - Fall 2022

After two years of virtual meetings, this fall La Mesa De Español, a Spanish language conversation group, returns to in-person meetings. Every Thursday, 3:30-4:30 pm, Webb 223B. Come practice your Spanish. Connect with friends. Join us!

 The Polyglot - 05/2022

2021-2022 Department Newsletter

Take a peek at the latest edition of the World Languages and Cultures Department's annual newsletter.

 Sigma Delta Pi Ceremony 2022

Sigma Delta Pi Induction Ceremony

On Saturday, April 30 Eastern's Nu Chi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, inducted four new members.

 SPA 365 Fall 2022

Spanish In & Through Social Media

The World Languages & Cultures Department is excited to introduce a new course for the Fall 2022 semester - SPA 365: Spanish In & Through Social Media. Learn more about the course and how to sign up.

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Alumni Forum - Spring 2022

On Tuesday, April 5, the World Languages and Cultures Department warmly welcomes back two of its recent graduates for a VIRTUAL conversation about their budding careers.

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Guest Speakers: Medical Interpreting

The World Languages and Cultures Department and the Health Sciences Department welcome guest speakers from the Language Services Department at Yale New Haven Hospital for a conversation about the field of medical interpreting.

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La Mesa de Español - Spring 2022

During the Spring 2022 semester La Mesa De Español, a Spanish language conversation group, will continue online on Tuesday evenings. Come practice your Spanish. Connect with friends. Join us!

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Linda Lê’s Kriss

On Wednesday, December 1, the Eastern Theater Program, University Art Gallery and the World Languages and Cultures Department present an immersive walkthrough of Linda Lê’s play, Kriss.

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Conversation with Dr. Bacholle

On November 18, Dr. Michèle Bacholle, a distinguished CSU French professor at Eastern, was invited by Dr. Bertrand Bourgeois, a Senior Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Melbourne, to discuss her Annie Ernaux e-Museum.

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Guest Speakers: Medical Interpreting

The World Languages and Cultures Department and the Health Sciences Department welcome two guest speakers for a conversation about the field of medical interpreting.

 Workshop with Marcelino Truong

Workshop with Marcelino Truong

On Monday, November 8, Eastern welcomes Marcelino Truong, a Paris-based artist, graphic designer and illustrator, for an artist’s workshop via Zoom.

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New minor featured in The Chronicle

The Chronicle, eastern Connecticut's local newspaper, highlighted the benefits of the new Medical Interpreting in Spanish Minor.  

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La Mesa de Español - Fall 2021

La Mesa de Español meets virtually every Wednesday at 7:00 pm. Join us!

 Welcome Back Social

Welcome Back Social

Join us. . . The World Languages and Cultures Department welcomes back all language majors and minors, and any students considering language classes.

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Resume Tips for Language Majors & Minors

Looking for tips on how to highlight your languages skills on your resume? The World Languages and Cultures Department created a resource to help. Check it out!

 The Polyglot - 05/2021

2020-2021 Department Newsletter

Take a peek at the latest edition of the World Languages and Cultures Department's annual newsletter.

 Sigma Delta Pi Ceremony May 2021

Sigma Delta Pi Induction Ceremony

On Monday, May 3 Eastern's Nu Chi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, inducted five new members.

Resume Hustle

Resume Hustle is an opportunity for world language majors and minors to connect {virtually} with an Eastern alumna and get advice on crafting a resume.

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Virtual La Mesa de Español Continues

La Mesa de Español continues to meet virtually every Wednesday at 7:00 pm. Join us!

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New Course: Spanish for Spanish-Speakers

For the first time in more than a decade, the World Languages and Cultures Department will offer SPA 315 – Spanish for Spanish-Speaking Students – for the Fall 2021 semester.

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Medical Interpreting in Spanish Minor

In conjunction with the Health Sciences Department, the World Languages and Cultures Department is excited to announce a new academic minor – Medical Interpreting in Spanish (MIS).

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Annie Ernaux E-museum

Dr. Michèle Bacholle, the World Languages and Cultures Department’s French professor and a distinguished Connecticut State University Professor, recently completed her latest project, an e-museum on the contemporary French writer Annie Ernaux.

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Successful Scholarship Fundraiser

Continuing a three-year service-learning tradition, students in Dr. Bacholle’s French 331 – Perspectives on Women's Issues – class raised money to support the secondary education of young women in Les Palmes, Haiti.

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Virtual Alumni Forum Recap

On November 11, the World Languages and Cultures Department warmly welcomed back four of its graduates for a conversation about their careers.

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Seminars for Spanish Teachers

FREE professional development opportunity offered by the Consulate General of Spain in New York.

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College Jean Bruny Scholarship Fundraiser

Please consider helping girls gain a secondary education. This fundraiser is hosted by Dr. Bacholle's FRE 331 - Perspectives on Women's Issues class.

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Virtual Alumni Forum

Join us for a conversation with department alumni. Learn about different career paths. Ask questions to prepare for life after graduation. Email KChan@easternct.edu for the Zoom link.

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Virtual La Mesa de Español continues

Virtual La Mesa de Español continues every other Wednesday! Join us! Email ChanK@easternct.edu for the Zoom link.

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Virtual La Mesa de Español

Practice your Spanish in casual conversation. Connect with friends. Email ChanK@easternct.edu for the Zoom code.

 Brianna Nolan, Spring 2020 Sigma Delta Pi Induction

2020 Sigma Delta Pi Ceremony

The World Languages and Cultures Department celebrated the academic accomplishments of its students with a virtual Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society induction ceremony in May 2020.

 The Polyglot - 05/2020

2019-2020 Department Newsletter

Take a peek at the inaugural edition of the World Languages and Cultures Department's annual newsletter.

 Guest Lecture - Translator & Interpreter

Guest Lecturer - Interpreter

Join us in welcoming P.J. Kamani, owner of ABC Language Services, for a special presentation about the field of interpretation and translation.

 Welcome Back Hot Chocolate Social

Welcome Back Hot Chocolate Social

Join us. . . The World Languages and Cultures Department welcomes back all language majors and minors, and any students considering language classes. Enjoy a hot chocolate and tasty treats while talking to fellow classmates and department faculty.

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La Mesa de Español (Spanish Table)

During the Fall 2019 students of Spanish gathered every Thursday afternoon to join in casual conversation.

 Michele Bacholle and Sandra Rose-Zak

Ribbons of Remembrance

On Thursday, November 22 the community came together to honor and remember those affected by suicide.

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Ribbons of Remembrance

Join us for a tea-lighting ceremony, poetry reading, music and words of encouragement. November 21, 2019 3:30-4:30 pm Open to the public.

 World Languages and Cultures Ice Cream Social September 2019

Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

Every year the World Languages and Cultures Department welcomes back its major and minors with a social. This year over ice cream, students in the department got together with faculty to talk about the upcoming school year, trips abroad, job opportunities and upcoming events in the department.

Open House for TESOL, World Language and Bilingual Teachers

Hartford Public Schools is recruiting TESOL, World Language, and Bilingual Teachers for the 2019-2020 School Year.

Job Opportunity for French speakers

TicketNetwork in South Windsor, CT is looking for fluent French-speakers who are open to doing a short term, two-day, job with us interpreting calls in French.

 Book Launch! Contemporary Narratives by Suicide-loss Survivors - Michele Bacholle, Professor of French Studies, Department of World Languages and Cultures, Eastern Connecticut State University - Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3PM. Connecticut Room, Gelsi-Young Hall

Book Launch

Join us for a celebration of Dr. Bacholle's latest book: Contemporary Narratives by Suicide-Loss Survivors.