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  • LLC seeks a full-time lecturer in Portuguese to begin fall 2016 with a research background in some area of Brazilian linguistics, literature or cultural studies, experience teaching Portuguese to speakers of English, native/near-native skills in Portuguese and English and PhD or ABD in an area pertinent to the teaching of Portuguese. Review of applications begins January 2016. Submit CV, cover letter, and writing sample via Interview Exchange: http://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=65018

  • Italian Film and Conversation Nights: La Vita è Bella: "When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp."(IMDB) 2/8/16, 6:00 pm, BA 233. In Italian with English subtitles.

  • Internationally acclaimed conductor, Dr. Isaac Chueke (Escola de Música e Belas Artes do Paraná, Brazil) will present "Brazilian Rhythms-Traits of a Rich Culture," 2/10/16, PAC 213, 5:00pm. Co-sponsored by: Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Center for International Education and Global Strategy - Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and US. Latino Studies - Department of Music and Theater.

  • LLC Seminar: Marcy Schwartz, "Publishing from the Ground Up: Urban Reading in Contemporary Latin America," 2/24/16, 1:00 pm, HU 290

  • Italian Film and Conversation NIghts: Cinema Paradiso: "A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist." (IMDB) 3/7/16, 6:00 pm , BA 233. In Italian with English subtitles.

  • LLC Seminar: Graduate Student Presentations, 3/30/16, 1:00 pm, HU 290

  • Italian Film and Conversation Nights: Ciao Professore!: " "Marco Sperelli is a teacher, he is divorced and he is sent to work in Corzano, a town near Naples. The first day of work he finds in the school only the school-caretaker and few girls and boys in the class-room. He goes out looking for them and he discovers then a wretched life led by the boys and the girls of Corzano. A life in which only power and violence are worth respecting." (IMDB) 4/4/16, 6:00 pm, BA 233. In Italian with English subtitles.

  • LLC Seminar: Carol Klee, 4/27/16, 1:00 pm, HU 354

  • Francophone Day, 3/23/16, is a University in the High School sponsored event bringing participating high school students from across NY State to campus for a day of immersion in Francophone cultures, including music, dancing, food, and games in French. 

  • Traditional Dance and Music of Quebéc & France, 3/23/16, 10:30-12:00, Campus Center Ballroom. The cultural heritage of Francophone America is brought to life in this dynamic participatory workshop with Homespun Occasions. This event is free and open to all.

  • Italian Film and Conversation Nights: Big Night: "A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business." (IMDB) 5/2/16, 6:00 pm, BA 233. In English.

  • Don’t miss LLC’s variety of language clubs and tables including:  Deutscher Stammtisch, El Club de Español, La Pause Café, La DolceVita, Portuguese Club, Tavola Italiana, UAlbany Tango Club.  See this page for meeting times and more information.

  • Complete your Spanish master’s degree in just 1 year! 


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