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January

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Venue:GL 220

Lecture by Dr. Ángel Esteban as part of our Graduate Lecture Series.

February

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Venue:GL 220

Lecture by Dr. Robert Irwin as part of our Graduate Lecture Series.

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Venue:GC 150

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.

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Venue:GC 140

Join us for the movie "Le Passé", in French with English subtitles

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Venue:CBC 155

Enjoy Chinese performances for the year of the goat

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Venue:GC 140

"Italian Ap and much more" Organized by Pr. Magda Novelli Pearson, in collaboration with ODLI and Miami Educational Office

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Venue:GC 140

After the death of his father, Stéphane is looking for the singer Nora Luca, whom he has heard on a cassette. But Stéphane finds much more.

March

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Venue:GC 273B

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...

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Venue:GC 140

A former Shaolin monk reunites his five brothers, years after their master's death, to apply their superhuman martial arts skills to play soccer and bring Shaolin kung fu to the masses.

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Venue:GL 100 (MMC)

On Saturday, March 21, 2015 the 2015 South-Florida Chinese Speech & Skit Contest will be conducted in GL (Green Library) 100, at Florida International University (Modesto A. Maidique Campus) in Miami.

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Venue:GL 100

Public Speech Contest Skit Contest Manga and Video Contests (Online Entries)

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Venue:GL 220

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.

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Venue:GC 150

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.

April

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Venue:GC 150

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.

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Venue:GC 273B

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...

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Venue:Barnes & Noble Café - GC 2nd floor

Practice your Turkish on Tuesdays from 4pm to 5pm at the Barnes & Noble Café

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Venue:MARC Pavilion
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Venue:MARC Pavilion

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.

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Venue:Barnes & Noble Café, GC 2nd floor

Practice your Russian on Fridays from 2pm until 3pm at the Barnes & Noble Café

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Venue:GC 280

Lecture by Dr. Nicolas Lombart, Maitre de conférence at the University of Orléans and Visiting Professor at Florida International University

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Venue:GC 278A

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.

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Venue:GC 305

The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society will be honoring its new initiates on Friday, April 24th.

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Venue:GC 243

An afternoon with songs, dance, food and fun!

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Venue:GC 243

An afternoon with songs, dance, food and fun!

May

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Venue:GL 220 and GC 3253

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".

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Venue:Room TBA

Certificate of Portuguese as a Foreign Language

September

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Venue:GL 220

Costa-Rican novelist, poet and essayist, Carlos Cortés, presents on his latest publication. The program will be presented in Spanish and is free and open to the public.

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Venue:GC 280

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".

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Venue:GC 243

Informational fair to learn about the offering of different majors and required classes, what to consider when choosing a major, career options to pursue upon graduation and much more.

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Venue:Online

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.

October

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Venue:GC 140

FIU hosts an afternoon of Italian films and culture with guest Consul General of Italy, Hon. Gloria M. Bellelli.

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Venue:GL 245

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.

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Venue:GL 220

Dr. Harrington, Professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College, visits FIU to speak on the Catalan influence on Uruguayan culture.

November

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Venue:PC 432

Panel presentation on the Department of Modern Languages' faculty's recent research and its connection to classroom teaching.

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Venue:GC 305

The Spanish Graduate Program's Ph.D Candidate, Alberto Sosa Cabanas, presents on the relational aspects of Afro and Spanish components in contemporary Cuban music.

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Venue:FIU Housing Quad

Le Cercle Français, Pi Delta Phi, RHS, NRHH and the Department of Modern Languages will host a candlelight vigil of remembrance for the victims of the November 13th attacks in Paris.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

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.

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Venue:GC 243

The Department of Modern Languages and the Modern Languages Graduate Student Organization host an international conference on "Nineteenth-Century Latin American and Spanish Literature".

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Venue:GC Panther Suite

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".

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Venue:GC 305

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.