photo-Cercle Francais members- by J Luttinger
Some members of the 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.


photo- Deutsche Kaffeestunde- German Club

Several members of Deutscher Stammtisch having lunch and some Stollen-a german cake with almonds and marzipan.

ARABIC: For students wanting to discuss and practice Arabic, (not meeting Spring 2012)

GERMAN: Deutscher Stammtisch for anyone interested in the language and culture of German-speaking Europe, Wednesdays from 11:40-12:40 pm in Campus Center Basement, in front of Suppa, (when classes are in session), contact:

ITALIAN: Tavola Italiana to practice your Italian speaking skills each week on Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 in the Dutch Quad cafeteria (when classes are in session), contact:

PORTUGUESE: Português com café (Portuguese Table) meets 10/27/15 and 11/10/15 from 5:00 to 5:50 pm at Jazzman's Café in the east addition of the Campus Center for relaxing conversations in Portuguese. All levels of Portuguese are welcome. contact:

RUSSIAN: See Russian Learner's Club info below, contact:

SPANISH: La hora de café , a great opportunity to practice conversational Spanish in a no stress setting. Join intermediate and advanced speakers for coffee and friendly conversation! (Not meeting Spring 2012)


Cercle français for those wanting to practice speaking French, will meet again in Fall 2012. contact: club president Cassandra Bouzi

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

Some of the members of La Dolce Vita (Italian Club) at the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy NYC.

Interested in Italian? Join La Dolce Vita at UAlbany! Contact: club president Primo Stropoli
La Dolce Vita will celebrate the end of the year with a "festa" (reception) on 5/9/12 in HU 354 at 6:30pm


photo: Russian Samovar


Join the Russian Learner's Club!
It's for anyone interested in Russian language, history, politics, geography, literature, and culture. Both new learners and native speakers are welcome to come enjoy conversation, tea and films, Russian style. Regular meetings of the Club will be on Fridays at 3:00 pm in HU 354* (when classes are in session). First meeting of the semester is 9/7/12. Please ask to be included on our email list. Contact: Professor Timothy Sergay- or Joe Micancin - - Добро пожаловать!

*not meeting in HU 354 on 9/28/12

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