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Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

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The study of foreign languages, literatures, and cultures. Our students and faculty explore literary and cultural theory. They do so both within specific national traditions as well as across national and disciplinary boundaries.

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River Campus Academic

Upcoming Events

Tournees Film Festival: Moi, un Noir

Part of the 2019 Tournees Film Festival - A Journey Through French and Francophone Cinema Few films have had as sweeping an impact as Jean Rouch’s 1958...

Wednesday, February 20 6:30pm
Tournees Film Festival: I Am Not Your Negro

Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck’s brilliant documentary on racism in America is an essential work for our era, drawing a clear line from the Civil Rights...

Thursday, February 21 6:30pm
Tournees Film Festival: Felicite

Félicité is a nightclub singer in a little bar in Kinshasa who lives alone with her teenage son Samo. When Samo severely injures himself in a motorcycle...

Tuesday, February 26 6:30pm
Tournees Film Festival: L'Atelier

In The Workshop, acclaimed writer-director Laurent Cantet takes an illuminating approach to a variety of key issues haunting contemporary France. Olivia, a...

Thursday, February 28 6:30pm
Theorizing Italy: Encounters with Giacomo Marramao

Workshop: “Discussion on Selected Works” Giacomo Marramao Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Philosophy University of Rome III Dept. of...

Wednesday, March 27 10:00am

Recent Events

French Photo Contest and Exhibit:...

Saturday, December 15, 2018

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Friday, December 14, 2018

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

French Photo Contest and Exhibit:...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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