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June 2020

Commencement 2020

June 12 @ 3:00 pm

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May 2020

Humanities Dialogues Spring 2020

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Humanities Dialogues Spring 2020 Flyer You are invited to participate in a series of meetings, where you will discover how words/concepts essential to the human experience across cultures have acquired different meanings in different languages due to specific historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. At each meeting, you will have the opportunity to discuss one word/concept drawing upon your life experience, background, studies, and knowledge of cultural phenomena that interest you, including literature, current events, and pop culture. You can…

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February 2020

ELTS Graduate Student Writing Retreat Winter 2020

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Do you need a productive writing space? Are you writing a term paper, an article, or your dissertation? The European Languages & Transcultural Studies department wants to help. Join us for one of our day-long writing retreats!   We will provide a space (with the perfect harmony of quiet and the lull of soft typing generated by the laptops of like-minded colleagues).  All you need to do is write. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided. Space is limited | RSVP required: https://forms.gle/zAMgN5A8362VxkVu6

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January 2020

Humanities Dialogues Winter 2020

January 24 - March 6

You are invited to participate in a series of meetings, where you will discover how words/concepts essential to the human experience across cultures have acquired different meanings in different languages due to specific historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. At each meeting, you will have the opportunity to discuss one word/concept drawing upon your life experience, background, studies, and knowledge of cultural phenomena that interest you, including literature, current events, and pop culture. You can attend one, several, or all…

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Info Session: French Field Study and Internship Programs

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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November 2019

ELTS Graduate Writing Retreat for Fall Quarter 2019

November 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

ELTS Graduate Writing Retreat RSVP Required: https://doodle.com/poll/2cabqnnt38qh9gc3

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October 2019

Porosity & Reciprocity | 1st Annual ELTS Graduate Student Conference

October 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to invite you to Porosity & Reciprocity, the 1st Annual European Languages and Transcultural Studies Graduate Student Conference, which will take place next Thursday and Friday, October 24 and 25, in Royce 306. Please visit official website for more details including event registration and program.

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Porosity & Reciprocity | 1st Annual ELTS Graduate Student Conference

October 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:15 pm

We are delighted to invite you to Porosity & Reciprocity, the 1st Annual European Languages and Transcultural Studies Graduate Student Conference, which will take place next Thursday and Friday, October 24 and 25, in Royce 306. Please visit official website for more details including event registration and program.  

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Truth, Lies, and Cultural Appropriation: Christopher L. Miller on Impostors

October 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Is it ever appropriate to appropriate? To borrow or steal an identity not your own? In Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity, Christopher L. Miller reviews numerous acts of flagrant cultural appropriation: authors posing as people they are not in order to claim identities that aren’t theirs. He extends the conversation beyond famous examples from the United States, giving the French and Francophone tradition of intercultural hoaxing its first systematic attention. Free admission. Sponsored by the UCLA Department of French…

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Humanities Dialogues 2019-2020

October 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - November 15, 2019 @ 3:15 pm

Attention all Undergrads interested in languages, world cultures, and/or the Humanities: You are invited to participate in a series of meetings, where you will discover how words/concepts essential to the human experience across cultures have acquired different meanings in different languages due to specific historical, social, political, and cultural contexts. These dialogues will culminate in a final Symposium where participants will compete for prizes, including a $300 award for the 1st Place Final Presentation! Event is free. RSVP is required.…

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