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January

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Venue:GL 220

Narrativas posnacionales e imaginarios de la globalización en la literatura hispanoamericana del siglo XXI, lecture by Dr. Catalina Quesada Gómez

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Venue:GC Ballrooms East

Come join us for a unique opportunity at the Italian Club's 3rd Annual Open House + a lecture by Italian Consul General Adolfo Barattolo from 2:00 - 3:00 pm!

February

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Venue:GC by Fish Tank

All books $1.00. All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Venue:GL 220

The Multiple Temporalities of Memory: The Contested Memory of the Spanish Civil War in Contemporary Spain Lecture by Dr. Jo Labanyi, Professor of Spanish New York University, New York.

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Venue:GC 305

Le Cercle Français, Pi Delta Phi & the Department of Modern Languages at FIU present our Second General Meeting

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Venue:GL 220

María del Carmen Simón Palmer Doctora en Historia. Profesora del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.

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Venue:GC 140

A mother forced to make a devastating choice saves the life of her son and leaves his twin sister, Fang Deng, to die in the rubble of China's 1976 earthquake. This epic follows Fang Deng's struggles to rebuild her life after surviving the trauma. 2010. With English subtitles. Free and open to all students. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.

March

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Venue:DM 370

Lecture by Emilio Bejel

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Venue:GC 140

On Monday, March 18, 2013 two films, entitled "Can You See Our Lights?" and "Setting Sail from the Ruins", will be shown at GC 140 at 4:00PM.

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Venue:GC Faculty Club

"Negotiating Intellectual Smugness from the Meta-Narrative of Orientalism to the Alternative Strategies of Hispanic and Self-Orientalism: Edward Said via Severo Sarduy" by Dr. Julia Kushigian

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Venue:GC 140

This vivid drama tells the true story of the 1930s rebellion of the Taiwanese aboriginal Seediq tribe against the Japanese occupation. The warriors set out to reclaim their self-respect as well as their land from the Japanese oppressors. 2011. With English subtitles. Free and open to all students. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.

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Venue:GL 100

AFTJ - Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese presents the 2012 Florida Statewide Japanese Speech & Skit Contest! REGISTRATION FROM 12:30 - 1:00PM

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Venue:Various GC Locations

Florida International University Symposium on Iberian and Latin-American Literatures

Writing Gender in the Modern Empire: Spain and the Philippines

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Venue:TBA

Lecture by Joyce Tolliver, Associate Professor of Spanish at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

April

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Venue:GC 140

The story recounts the early life of Temujin, who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world as Genghis Khan. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. 2007. With English subtitles. Free and open to all students. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.

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Venue:GC 140

Set during the second Manchu invasion of Korea, Nam Yi, the best archer in Korea, goes up against the Qing Dynasty to save his younder sister Ja In - who was dragged away by the Manchu. 2011. With English subtitles. Free and open to all students. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.

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Venue:GC 140

From acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki, this whimsical animated tale tells the story of Shihiro, a sullen ten-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters an alternate reality inhabited by spirits and monsters and then has to find a way to free herself and her parents and escape to the human world. 2002. With English subtitles. Free and open to all students. Free popcorn and refreshments will be served.

October

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Venue:Books & Books

Dr. Erik Camayd-Freixas presents his new book at Books& Books. For more information click above.

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Venue:GC 243

See flyer for more information.

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Venue:GL 220

Conférence sur la "La création littéraire : enjeux esthétiques, linguistiques et sociaux" | Conference given in French on literary creation and the aesthetic, linguistic, and social stakes. Co-sponsored by the AADS, LACC & The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

November

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Venue:Multiple locations, see flyer for details

A week of french culture and art brought to you by Le Cercle Français, Pi Delta Phi, The Department of Modern Languages and the European Film Festival.

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Venue:GL 220

Lecture in Spanish "El expansionismo español del siglo XVI en el Lejano Oriente y su representación literaria."

December

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Japan Immersion Day 2013. Musical performances and workshops. Registration required, deadline is Nov. 20, 2013. Click above for more information.