In this remake of a 1963 film based on historical events, Shinzaemon Shimada leads a team of assassins in 19th-century Japan to eliminate ruthless Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira. Shimada recruits the best samurai in Japan and then sets a trap for the Lord and his large contingent of faithful bodyguards.
Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks of the people around him. At his friend Vendat's engagement party...
Dr. Jose Quiroga, guest lecturer from Emory University, speaks on the work of Cuban writer, G. Cain, nom de plume for Guillermo Cabrera Infante and whether his literature is definitive of Cuban work or not.
Lee Du-seok publishes an autobiography describing murders he committed after the statute of limitations expires. A detective and one of the victims' mother search for the author while another killer begins a spree of murders.
A rookie member of an elite team of commandos, Rama, is instructed to hang back while his comrades-in-arms go ahead with their mission to take down a brutal crime lord. However, when the team's cover is blown, Rama must take command and lead his remaining team on an ultra violent charge to complete and survive the mission.
Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihalwith whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter, as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also as an inescapable place that fuels their animosities...
Crisis, war, state of emergency, catastrophe: the recurrence of these terms has become increasingly obsessive in contemporary debates on the state of the planet.
Join us for a conference with the keynote speakers Dr. Mihoko Suzuki and Dr. Joshua Landy.
An overview of Brazilian music from the late 1800s to today's contemporary genres. Gene de Souza has been an active champion of Brazilian and world music for over 20 years. Host of award-winning radio shows, since 2002 he has served as Development Director of the Rhythm Foundation, producing concerts with legends Gilberto Gil, Manu Chao, Bebo Valdes, and Ivete Sangalo. Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and FIU's Brazilian Culture Club.
The Eight Florida Cervantes Conference will feature participants from multiple Florida universities including FIU faculty and doctoral students who will present on Spanish literary figure, Miguel de Cervantes, and his major work "Don Quijote".
Meet Cuban film director, Orlando Jiménez Leal, who is the co-director (along with Sabá Cabrera Infante) of PM (1961), a mythic short experimental film (the first film to be banned under the Castro regime) that has gone down in history as "the catalyst for one of the early crises of the Cuban Revolution".
The Association of Florida Teachers of Japanese (AFTJ) will hold the AFTJ logo and image character contests in Fall 2015. The purposes of the logo and character creation are to enhance our visibility and promote advocacy. We will use the winning logo and/or character on our publications, banners for our events, letter head. We will also create AFTJ goods, such as notepads and T-shirts, using the logo and/or character. Registration forms are due on September 30, 2015.
Spanish career diplomat, Pablo Barrios Almazor, holds a talk on Current Literary and Cinematic Trends: The Debate on Transition Spain and The Search for New Values in Cuba. The talk is part of the TotalBank Distinguished Speaker Series and is co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and the Cuban Research Institute.
Dr. Grau-Lleveria, Associate Professor from University of Miami's Department of Modern Languages and Literature presents on her work on Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Spanish and Spanish American Literature.
The Office of Study Abroad hosts its Study Abroad Fair where the various summer language programs will be featured. Visit the fair to find out about the different opportunities to learn and practice languages in other countries.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Francesca Denegri, Associate Professor at Departamento de Humanidades and Director of the MA Literature Program at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, presents her talk as part of Modern Language's international conference on "Nineteenth-Century Latin American and Spanish Literature".
Spanish Graduate Program's Ph.D Candidate, Ezequiel Moreno Escamilla, presents on Andalucía, its identity and the motives behind the formulation of various stereotypes often depicted about the most famous region of Spain.