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Department of World Languages and Cultures Celebration Week

Movies, tea, pancakes, calligraphy, international dancing, karaoke and more is planned for the Department of World Languages and Cultures Celebration Week.

Make plans to learn more about the department and meet the faculty and staff.

Listed by date, events will include:

Monday and Wednesday, April 8 and 10Open Class Day. Sit in on a variety of classes:

— Elementary Japanese I, 10 a.m., Memorial Field House Room 2300;

— Elementary Japanese II, 10 a.m., Memorial Field House Room 2440;

— Intermediate Japanese, 11:10 a.m., Memorial Field House Room 2820;

— German Conversation and Composition I, 9:35 a.m., Memorial Field House Room 2250;

— Culture and Commerce in the Arab World at 11:10 a.m. in Memorial Field House Room 1260;

— Spanish Conversation and Composition 1 at 11:10 a.m. in Memorial Field House Room 2640;

— French and Francophone Culture, 12:55 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2200;

— Japanese Conversation and Composition II at 2:30 p.m. in Memorial Field House Room 2240;

— Business Japanese, 2:30 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2260; and

— Intermediate German II, 2:30 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2230.

Tuesday, April 9Tea Time, 3 to 4 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420. Stop by to have tea and sweets with faculty in the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

Arabic Calligraphy Workshop, 5 to 6 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420.

World Languages and Cultures Movie Night, 7 p.m. Several foreign language films will be screened; all will have English subtitles. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available in Memorial Field House Room 2440. Movies will be:

— “Caramel,” Arabic, Memorial Field House Room 2050;

— “The Tale of Zatoichi,” Japanese, Memorial Field House room 2260;

— “The Intouchables,” French, Memorial Field House Room 2860;

— “Ixcanul,” Spanish, Memorial Field House Room 2440;

— “Goodbye Lenin,” German, Memorial Field House Room 2250; and

— “Big Fish and Begonia,” Chinese, Memorial Field House Room 2300.

Wednesday, April 10Pancake Breakfast, 9 to 11 a.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420. Meet the faculty of the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

World Languages and Your Career Reception, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420. Learn about language study in the age of globalization, improved career prospects, and study abroad and internship possibilities. Pizza will be served at 12:30 p.m.

Game Night, 5 to 7 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420.

Thursday, April 11Taste of the Middle East Luncheon, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420.

International Karaoke and Dancing Night, 5 to 7 p.m., Memorial Field House Room 2420. Stop by to hear music from all language programs and learn dances from other countries.

For more information on these free events, contact the Department of World Languages and Cultures at 419.530.5190.

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