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LLC Language Tables and Clubs

LLC's Language Tables 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.



ARABIC: Arabic Conversation Table | تحدث باللغة العربية Come practice Arabic with native speakers, ask questions about the Arabic language and learn how to speak Arabic better!  TBD Campus Center Lounge area across from Student Association.  Contact:  Professor Rana Alsaedi (ral-saedi@albany.edu).

coffee cupFRENCH: La Pause café, conversation in French for the campus community Campus Center East Addition near East Café (look for the francophone flags) Times TBD. All are welcome (students, faculty, staff & community members) to come practice French in a relaxed, informal setting. Contact: vmartin2@albany.edu

photo- Deutsche Kaffeestunde- German Club

Deutschen Stammtisch Meeting

GERMAN: Deutschen Stammtisch (for anyone interested in the language and culture of German-speaking Europe): Discuss life, language, culture and all things German and cross-cultural with the German Table! TUESDAYS (when classes are in session) Times TBD Main Library Group Study Area (turn right inside entrance then turn right again) Bis bald !!! For more information contact Prof. Undine Giguere: ugiguere@albany.edu

: Come join us every Tuesday at the Italian Table in Humanities 131 Times TBD to share your interest in the Italian language and culture outside the classroom. All levels welcome! Contact: opelosi@albany.edu

PORTUGUESE: Português com café (Portuguese Table). Join us for fun and relaxing conversations in Portuguese on Times TBD  at STARBUCKS (in the West addition of UAlbany Campus Center). All levels of Portuguese are welcome. Contact: dmosborne@albany.edu

SPANISH: MESA DE ESPAÑOL ¿Quieres practicar tu español? Do you want to practice your Spanish language skills? Are you interested in the culture of the Spanish speaking world? Join us at the The Orb (Campus Center West) Times TBD for fun and relaxing conversations in Spanish. All levels are welcome. Contact: dramirez@albany.edu



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: cfox@albany.edu

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

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

Whether you are of Italian-American descent, or simply love all things Italian – come, explore and celebrate this rich heritage with our Italian-American Club! Activities this semester include, Carnevale Night, Scopa and Bocce Tournament, and tutoring nights throughout the semester. Join La Dolce Vita! Fall meeting times TBA.  Contact: pkeyes@albany.edu


photo Portuguese Language Club

Portuguese Language Club

Learn more about culture and language in Portugal and Brazil and practice your Portuguese! Join the Portuguese Club this spring for movie and game nights and Brazilian breakfast--more details to come. Join the club on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ualbanyportuguese/. Contact: dmosborne@albany.edu


photo Spanish Club

Spanish Club

¿Quieres practicar tu español? Entonces, ¡hazte socio del “Spanish Club!” Open to undergraduate and graduate students, the club provides opportunities to practice Spanish and partake in cultural activities from all over the Spanish-speaking world. All are welcome! Spanish Club is on Facebook. Contact sayahi@albany.edu.

The UAlbany Capoeira Club- Capoeira is an afro-brazilian martial art and game which involves circular kicks and acrobatic dodges. Capoeiristas (people who do Capoeira) refer to 'sparring' as 'playing the game of capoeira'. It is usually played in a circle of one's comrades who are clapping and singing in rhythm to the instruments and lead singer of the playing circle. Classes are free, but members are asked to attend consistently.
Spring meeting times TBA. Venue: Lecture Centers, next to Argo Tea
Spring meeting times TBA. Venue: RPI, Mueller Center.
Contact: capoualbany@gmail.com or Capoeira Facebook page.

photo: V. Lavash and T. Sullivan of UAlbany Tango Club The UAlbany Tango Club presents free beginner Tango classes. Meeting times TBD in Campus Center Studio West for students, faculty and staff. No experience or partner necessary. Wear shoes or socks that slide well on the floor. Contact sunyalbanytango@gmail.com. For more information:
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Twitter https://twitter.com/UAlbanyTango


Clubs and tables do not meet over breaks, with the exception of the Tango Club (contact the club for more information).


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