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February

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Venue:PG5 134

The Department and the FIU Italian Club host a lecture by Holocaust survivor Mr. David Mermelstein in on his experience as a survivor.

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Venue:GL 220

The Spanish as a Heritage Language (SHL) program hosts a welcome party for all current Spanish heritage learners and those interested in joining the program.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

Join us for a day of Japanese cultural activities including children's games, crafts, and traditional performances.

March

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The Tout-Monde Festival presents contemporary artistic, cultural and intellectual practices of the greater insular, continental and diasporic Caribbean context featuring visual and performing arts including music, dance, theatre, film and literature.

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Venue:GC Pit

The Department of Modern Languages invites you to explore the many languages we offer at FIU. There will be games, karaoke, performances, food, prizes and more. Come and try your language skills with us!

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Venue:Green Library 220

Please join us for Dr. Camacho's talk on March 8, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Green Library 220 the title of the talk is “El erotismo y la norma sexual en la poesía cubana de fin de siglo”.

International Studies Teachers workshop

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Venue:GC 283A

As part of their mission, the Education Office of Spain sponsors a series of workshops on Professional Development for language teachers. The Spanish Resource Center at FIU and the Department of Modern Languages, are offering the workshop "Taller de renovación didáctica para la enseñanza en español", on March 16, 2018 at MMC campus in GC 283A. Professor Marisa Filgueras-Gomez, from our department, will present "Diseño de una tarea según el enfoque por tareas" as part of the workshop.

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Venue:SIPA

An international conference on translation and interpretation presented by The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida, the Spanish Language Division of the American Translators Association and Florida International University.

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Venue:GL 220

This lecture by Dr. Alfredo Rodriguez Lopez-Vazquez will examine the feminine myths of classical Greek theater as they were appropriated in Caribbean theater of the mid-20th century and their relationship with other works of contemporary theater.

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Venue:SASC 305

A half-day career event to connect students, FIU alumni and young professionals with European companies, Chambers of Commerce and Consulates present in South Florida. Besides networking with those companies, students will receive information about possible career opportunities in Florida, the U.S., Europe and Latin America. They will learn about employment options with consulates and the private sectors in Europe, from internships to full positions.

April

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Venue:Book & Books - Coral Gables

Book presentation with editor Alberto Sosa Cabanas on the latest compilation of critical essays by 21 scholars specializing in Cuban culture.

May

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Venue:Miami Beach Urban Studios

A panel discussion and opening reception for an exhibition commemorating the first fifty years of the novel with a special edition crafted with etching.

September

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Venue:GC 140

Eulier Muller entre dois mundos/Eulier Miller Between Two Worlds. Documentary, 2018 Eulier Miller is a young Brazilian of the Kaiwa tribe who leaves his village to study dentisty in the public university in the state capitol. The film traces the complex transition between two very different worlds and how Euller's indigenous origins and urban university experience may or may not be a part of his body and soul.

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Venue:SAC 230

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural to promote rapid language gains and cultural fluency.

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Venue:SIPA 103

September 26th - Green School Time: 12:30PM-1:30PM Location: SIPA 103

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We are happy to announce the Third Annual AFTJ Bento Contest. The traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese (what we call Washoku in Japanese) was inscribed in 2013 on the UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The purpose of this bento contest is to enjoy and cherish Japan’s cute and cool food culture. We are looking for photos of attractive and creative bento decorated in a food container. Your bento does not have to be a character bento.

October

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Venue:CBC 254

Luiz Ruffato – Nasceu em Cataguases (MG), em 1961. Lançou, Eles eram muitos cavalos (2001), Estive em Lisboa e lembrei de você (2009), Flores artificiais (2014), De mim já nem se lembra (2015) e Inferno provisório (2016), todos romances; As máscaras singulares (poemas, 2002); Minha primeira vez (2014, crônicas); A história verdadeira do Sapo Luiz (2014, infantil); e A cidade dorme (2018, contos). This event is in Portuguese

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Selebrayson Mwa Kreyòl Kreyòl Month Celebration These events will be in Creole

November

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Venue:FIU MMC, GC 150

Join us for a Tuesday Times Roundtable conversation about bilingualism with Assistant Professor Marisa Filgueras-Gomez from the Department of Modern Languages.

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Venue:Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The 2018 conference theme calls for presentations on the search for knowledge on and about Haiti, and the work of creation and innovation that advances the field of Haitian Studies through new modes of production and data collection in the sciences, the arts, and humanities.

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Venue:GL 220

Professor Jimenez-Crespo, Rutgers University presents: "Translation technologies and the translator in the 21st century." Please join us on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:00-6:30 pm in GL 220.

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Venue:GC 355

Koren Culture Festival and Contest

Portfolio Workshop

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Venue:CBC 142

This workshop will go over fundamentals of creating a teaching portfolio for the MLA job market.

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Venue:CBC 123

Job hunting requires reflection, information, and conversation. It also requires a great deal of time, energy, and patience. When looking for a job, much of your success will depend on your approach and how well you are organized. Organized by Dr. Maida Watson and Dr. Renee Silverman

December

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Venue:College of Business 141

Internationally accredited language examination Registration August 27-October 1, 2018 Registration Fee: $60.00 (USD)