photo-Cercle Francais members- by J Luttinger
French Club: Cercle Français

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Several Language Conversation Groups and Clubs meet regularly during the academic year (suspended over breaks and summer) to speak the language and enjoy time together conversing in informal settings.


coffee cup image FRENCH: La Pause Café (French coffee hour) Tuesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 outside of the Campus Center Coccadotts: 9/9, 9/16, 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18 and 12/2.   Contact:

photo- Deutsche Kaffeestunde- German Club

Deutscher Stammtisch Meeting

GERMAN: Deutscher Stammtisch for anyone interested in the language and culture of German-speaking Europe. Contact:

ITALIAN: Tavola Italiana - to practice your Italian speaking skills each week. Mondays 12:45-1:45 in HU 290, begining 9/8/14. Contact:

RUSSIAN: See Russian Learner's Club info below. Contact:



Le Cercle Français. Discuss world events....enjoy leisurely conversation while practicing your language skills....or just come chat about everyday life in French! All levels of French are welcome! Contact:

photo La Dolce Vita Italian Club members at Feast of San Gennaro

La Dolce Vita (Italian Club), Feast of San Gennaro, Little Italy NYC.


Interested in Italian? Join La Dolce Vita at UAlbany! Contact:




photo: Russian Samovar


Join the Russian Learner's Club! For anyone interested in Russian language, history, politics, geography, literature, and culture. Beginners and intermediate learners are invited to come enjoy conversation,and occasional films, Russian style. Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm in the enclosed lounge area of the Uncommon Grounds cafe in the Campus Center. (when classes are in session) RLC is on Facebook. Contact: Professor Timothy Sergay- - Добро пожаловать!



photo Spanish Club

Spanish Club at end of year gathering.

¿Quieres practicar tu español? Entonces, ¡hazte socio del “Spanish Club!” Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, the club provides the opportunity to practice Spanish and partake in cultural activities from all over the Spanish speaking world. Activities cater toward more advanced speakers.  Anyone is welcome to join, however, only Spanish can be spoken! First General Interest Meeting 9/2/14 in HU 354 from 6:00-7:00pm. Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm - 9/9, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7 in HU 354 and 10/21, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2 in HU 290. Film nights: 9/16, 10/14 and 11/18 in HU 354 at 6pm. Contact Cecily Corbett- or Spanish Club is on Facebook.

photo: V. Lavash and T. Sullivan of UAlbany Tango Club The UAlbany Tango Club proudly presents tango lessons with Kevin Magee.. Sundays* from 12:30-2:00pm starting 9/14/14 through 11/16/14. * no class October 18. Meetings are in the Dance Studio, 3rd floor UA Athletic Center. No experience or partner necessary. Wear shoes that slide well on the wood floor or socks. Lessons are free for students. The club goes out to dance at local cafes and restaurants. Contact Thomas at For more information:


With the exception of the Tango Club, LLC's Clubs and Tables do not meet over the summer break. Information on Fall meeting times will be available at a later date.




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