Prof. E. Nicole Meyer of French and Humanistic Studies is reminding students and others that the deadline (Oct. 1) is fast approaching for the winter travel course “Paris and London: Cultural Institutions,” which she’ll lead Jan. 1-13, 2013. For more details, start at the French program website.
UW-Green Bay’s French program is opening the doors free to the general public for two nights of popular films that happen to incorporate the city of Paris into the action.
The lineup is as follows:
• 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, Christie Theatre — Paris, Je T’aime (2006) and Midnight in Paris (2011)
• 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, Christie Theatre — Amélie (2001) and Diva (1981)
The free French conversation tables resume this fall with regular meetings open to all, regardless of proficiency, at the Common Grounds Coffeehouse. Student and native speaker of French, Charline Roy, will host conversation hours Tuesdays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. when school is in session. In addition, additional hours are available, at 5:30 on four Tuesday evenings,Oct. 9 and 30 and Nov. 13 and 27, with student Marko Skoric.
Back by popular demand, the gleefully giddy one-man show “Molière Than Thou” returns to UW-Green Bay on Monday night, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. Actor Tim Mooney will once again demonstrate that the humor of the celebrated French satirist is timeless. The show is in English. Tickets will be $5 for community members and $2 for UW-Green Bay students.
Venez nombreux à notre Table Française animé par Marko Skoric,
au café Common Grounds, University of Wisconsin–Green Bay:
• le mardi: 15h30 à 16h30
• le vendredi: 12h à 13h
il n’y aura pas de table la semaine du congé universitaire
The student Art Agency has a Valentine’s “Pop-up Shop” in the 407 Gallery today and Tuesday (Feb. 13 and 14). Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. All sorts of good stuff for sale. See our previous post.
French Luncheon is another possibility
Our friends at the Union offer this: “Still looking for a Valentine’s gift and want to avoid the busy Valentine’s night crowd on Tuesday night? Why not treat someone to a ticket to the French Luncheon to be held from noon to 1 p.m. this Friday (Feb. 17). The final day for ticket purchases is, in fact, Valentine’s Day. Cost to staff is only $12.50. See the menu.
Feb. 14 is your deadline to purchase tickets for the French Luncheon that will take place noon Friday, Feb. 17, in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Delicious French cuisine, a slideshow of students and faculty in France, and remarks by Prof. E. Nicole Meyer are on the menu. (The actual dinner menu is at www.uwgb.edu/union/cultural-cuisine/index.asp.) The cost is only $12.50, and if you clip the coupon in the print version of the Faculty/Staff Directory you can shave an additional $1.
The other day we shared postings about the conversation tables for French and Spanish language speakers and students. We’ve since learned (below) of comparable offerings in Arabic and German. Here’s the full list for fall 2011:
· Arabic (beginners level) meets T and W from 11-12 in TH 380
· Arabic (advance level) meets W at 4:30 p.m. in TH 380
· French meets T at 2 p.m. and W at 4 p.m. at Common Grounds
· German meets W from 6 to 8 p.m. in MAC 201
· Spanish meets Mondays from 2 to 3 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 to noon at the Language Lab (SA 355).
La Tertulia — the Spanish conversation hour — takes place every Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the Union’s Phoenix Club. Organized by the Spanish program, the informal gathering invites students, staff and faculty from beginning speakers to experienced conversationalist to take part. “It is open to everyone, regardless of level,” says Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz. See snapshot.
The French program sponsors two weekly tables with participation by French native speakers along with those learning the language. The location is the Common Grounds Coffeehouse, at 2 p.m. each Tuesday and again at 4 p.m. each Wednesday.
Reminder: Tim Mooney’s one-man comedic show, “Molière than Thou,” makes its regular UW-Green Bay stop at 7 p.m. Monday (May 2) in the Christie Theatre. Sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Cercle Français. Read more.