Departmental Events and Announcements
September 13, French Film LAB 110 at 7:00 pm Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain.
September 20, Dr. Joanne Burnett will give a pre-recital lecture for "An evening of French music" at 7:00pm in Marsh Auditorium.
September 25, French Film LAB 110 at 7:00 pm L' Artiste.
September 28, 2:00 pm French Gathering in LAB 110. Come meet some exchange students from France and enjoy a snack.
French 101 is being offered at the Gulf Coast campus on Tuesdays from 6:30-9:15pm. French 102 will be offered in the spring.
October 1, Spanish Club Meeting at noon in LAB 110.
October 8, special lecture on Claude Debussy in Thad Cochran at 7:30 pm.
October 18, Le Diner de Cons Gonzales Auditorium at 7:00 pm TBA.
Starting October 2, join us for the Café de español on Tuesdays in the Power House courtyard, 3:30-4:30 pm. All are welcome!
Spanish tutoring is available in the Learning Commons rm. 107 of the Library in Long Beach: Tuesdays: 1-5, Wednesdays: 2-6, Thursdays: 9-1, Fridays: 9-11
Spanish Tertulias: Thursdays at 2:00 in the Learning Commons (Gulf Coast); every third Thursday in Juan Tequilas, Long Beach (schedule permitting)
October 30, Italian Film Io non ho paura at 7:00pm in LAB 109.
November 5, Special screening of the film Sin Nombre (dir. Cary Fukunaga) at 7:00 PM at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs
November 8-14, National French Week
Thursday, Nov. 8th French in France information meeting at 12:15 p.m. in the International Center, 4th floor.
Thursday, Nov. 8th Soirée Cinéma "Molière" 7:00 p.m. Gonzales Auditorium (LAB 108).
Friday, Nov. 9th- Bavardons! 2-4 p.m. LAB 110 Bring a French dessert or a typical French (non-alcoholic!) beverage (or if you don't bring anything, a donation of $2) and come join us for desserts, games, and information about studying abroad in France and Belgium!
Monday, Nov. 12th- "An Afternoon of Art and Coffee" 3:30- 4:30 p.m. Meet at Starbucks in Cook library and enjoy coffee while learning about the paintings by French heritage painters next door in the art gallery.
Tuesday, Nov. 13th- Jouons à la Pétanque! 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the open area by the LAB. Come learn to play this popular French sport!
Thursday, Nov. 15th- International Week Fair 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the TCC by the Fresh Food Court. We will have a table with treats and information about L'Association Française, taking French at USM, and studying abroad.
Thursday Nov. 15th- USM's Got Talent- 6:00 p.m., Stout Hall. Come show your talent by singing, dancing, reading a poem, etc. in French, Spanish, Italian, etc. No English! ;)
November 12-16, International Education Week
Brown Bag Lunch: "Teaching French in the Americas: A closer look at the Gulf South," with speaker Dr. Joanne Burnett on December 8 at noon in LAB 305.
Spanish conversation at the Tertulia on Thursdays at 2:00pm in The Grind, first floor of the library (Gulf Coast).
Tutoring in Spanish in the Foreign Language Lab, Room 105 of the library: Wednesdays from 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-6:00pm; Thursdays from 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-5:00pm; and Saturdays from 12:00-4:00pm (Gulf Coast).
Spanish Club Dinner at La Fiesta Brava on Hwy. 49, March 3, at 7:00pm.
Soirée Cinéma La Guerre des Boutons, 7:00pm in LAB 110, April 4.
International Karaoke Singing in LAB 109 at 6:00pm, April 18.
Soirée Cinéma L'Arnacoeur LAB 110 7:00pm, April 25.