Language Assistant Position at the Université de Strasbourg

Mar 19, 2018, 5:00 PM-5:00 PM

Apply by March 19th

Applications are invited for a language assistant position at the Université de Strasbourg.

Applicants must be native speakers of English and hold a BA in the humanities or social sciences. All students with a French language proficiency at the 200-level are encouraged to apply.

Besides teaching conversation and writing classes to intermediate and advanced students, an assistant’s work includes class material preparation, administrative duties and academic advising. The assistant will join a team of four other assistants, working together under the guidance of faculty members.

The workload amounts to 300 hours for the academic year, which begins in September and ends in mid-July. On average, an assistant teaches eight classes per week.

Language assistants receive a monthly salary of 1.214 Euros. This covers living expenses (housing, food and transportation). Language assistants are covered by the French public health insurance scheme (sécurité sociale).

Strasbourg is a city that has much to offer: it is the seat of European institutions and the capital of a region with a distinct culture. Located on the German border, it is close to other European cities such as Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Basel or Zurich. Paris is less than two hours away by train. For more information, please write to Ghislain Potriquet ( 

By Monday, March 19, interested applicants must submit a letter of intent in French; a CV in French; a transcript; and one letter of recommendation.

Please bring or e-mail application materials to Mrs. Colleen Kepler,, 340 H.B. Crouse Hall, 315-443-2175. 

Benvenuti al Nord by Luca Miniero

Mar 2, 2018, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Hall of Languages 107

Join us for the screening of "Benvenuti al Nord" by Luca Miniero as part of the Italian Film Series of 2018. The screening will take place in Hall of Languages 107. Pizza and drinks will be provided!

La Table Française

Feb 16, 2018, 2:30 PM-3:00 PM

HBC 213A

La Table Française gives you an opportunity to practice French in an informal, fun atmosphere.

Teatro la María Theater group Workshop

Feb 16, 2018, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

500 Hall of Languages

The actors, playwright, and director of Chilean theater group, Teatro La María, will conduct a workshop: Dramaturgias en Diálogo y Variaciones de "La Vida es Sueño". (mostly in Spanish, but bilingual)

RSVP to  Gail Bulman <>

Los Millonarios

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Feb 12, 2018, 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Schine Underground

Gail Bulman

“The Millionaires” are almost here (see attached flyer)! I hope you can join us this Monday, February 12 at 6 p.m. in Schine Underground for the performance by Chilean independent theater troupe, Teatro la María.  

"The Arts of Making Life Work among Korean Radiation Sufferers"

Nov 15, 2017, 3:45 PM-5:00 PM

Hall of Languages, Room 207

Please join us for his lecture and welcome Joshua Pilzer (Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Toronto)

Spanish and the Cultures of Spain, Colombia and Mexico

Nov 10, 2017, 2:30 PM-3:30 PM

HL 105

Spanish and the Cultures of Spain, Colombia and Mexico.

Join us for food and conversation, Friday Nov. 10, 2:30 HL 105


Samuel Bronowski “The Art of the Court-Métrage: The Short Film as Satire”

Nov 9, 2017, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Hall of Languages, Room 215

Please join us for two informal conversations where Mr. Samuel Bronswoski, a French-Israeli filmmaker based in New York City, will present his short films, discuss his background growing up in France, England and Israel and his creative process and technique. Refreshments will be provided.  Follow this link to read more... 

Thursday, November 9th, Hall of Languages 215, 7:00-9:00 pm. Discussion will be in English

Friday, Nov. 10th, H.B.C. 213B, 2:30-3:30 pm. Discussion will be in French

Organized by: "La Société Francophone" and the French Program from Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.

Sponsored by: The Student Association and the College of Arts & Sciences


Where is the Center of the World?

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Oct 26, 2017, 2:30 PM-4:45 PM

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons

Please join us for a lecture by Professor Bertand Westphal, from the University of Limoges titled "Where is the Center of the World?" on October 26th at 2:30 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library.

Sponsored by:

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; Humanities Center; Department of Geography; Center for European Studies; CNY Humanitites Corridor, Mellon Foundation

For more information follow this link.

Joe Goodkin The Odyssey: A Folk Opera

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Oct 25, 2017, 12:45 PM-2:05 PM

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

Jeff Carnes,

Join us as we welcome Joe Goodkin who retells Odyssey as part lecture, part musical performance, and part interactive discussion. See more...

Inferrable and Partitive Indefinites in Topic Position

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Oct 20, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

HBC 340 G

Please join us for Professor Dr. Klaus von Heusinger's lecture on "Inferrable and partitive indefinites in topic position" on October 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m in H.B.C. 340G.

Sponsored by: The Linguistics Study Program and the Department of Languages Literatures and Linguistics. 

For more information follow this link.

Pietro Frassica; Bringing Theater to Life

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Oct 19, 2017, 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

323A H.B.C.

Pietro Frassica, from Princeton University is giving a lecture titled: Bringing Theater into Life: Pirandello’s “Tonight We Improvise”, from Short Story to Theatrical Vision. Please join us on October 19th at 3:30 P.M in H.B.C 323A.

Sponsored by:

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; Humanities Center and the Department of Drama.

For more information follow this link

Joe Goodkin The Odyssey: A Folk Opera

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Oct 19, 2017, 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building

Join us! and welcome Joe Goodkin as he retells the Odyssey in a contemporary musical mode both the plot and the performance Circumstances of Homer's original oral composition. See more...

French Film Series - Intouchables

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Oct 17, 2017, 7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Falk 104

Last chance to enjoy your French Films for the semester! Come join us!

Dr. Lisa A. Kirschenbaum

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Sep 28, 2017, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Peter Graham Scholarly Commons- Room 114 - Bird Library

“Belonging to the International: Gender, Sexuality, and Communist Identity during the Spanish Civil War”

Dr. Lisa A. Kirschenbaum Professor of History West Chester University 

Dr. Kirschenbaum will look at a number of small-scale, often intimate stories ... read more. 

German Election Party

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Sep 24, 2017, 12:00 PM-2:30 PM

213A H. B. Crouse Hall

German Election Party - come and join us!

Fall 2017 French Movie-L'Arnacoeur

Sep 19, 2017, 7:00 PM-10:00 PM

Falk 104

Join us for L'Arnacoeur and earn extra credit. Catch our other French Films

Germany Before the Election 2017: What to Watch

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Sep 12, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

060 Eggers Hall

Jens Alberts, Head of Press and Public Affairs, Counsul, New York Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany 

Join us for a discussion of the German elections scheduled for September, 24th. Jens Alberts will discuss the German election system, the current political situation, as well as placing the German election in the context of larger EU politics. Following these remarks, Professor Glyn Morgan (Political Science) will provide a brief response, with time allotted for Q&A from students.

Recep on immediately following in 225B Eggers Hall. 


First Day of Classes

Aug 28, 2017, 8:30 AM-11:00 PM

Campus wide


FLTA Orientation 2017

Aug 13, 2017, 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center

Laura Lisnyczyj

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics are happy to welcome you, the 2017 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTA), to the summer orientation program to be held August 13 - 17, 2017, at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. The program is sponsored by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) as part of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program, and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Institute of International Education (IIE) overseeing the administration of the Fulbright FLTA program. For more information, visit  read more...

International Association for World Englishes Conference

Jun 30, 2017, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA

We would like to welcome you the 22nd IAWE Conference, held at Syracuse University.  SU is a fitting location given the topic of the conference:  the conference will feature lectures and workshops on a broad, interdisciplinary array of topics, including the sub-themes Information Studies, Computer and Electrical Engineering, Linguistic and Cognitive Sciences to International Business, English, Composition and Rhetoric, Media, Global Affairs and Policy Studies.  SU is fortunate to have a diverse and vibrant community of students and faculty, with over 20% of its student body being international, and we are excited to host such a globally-focused event.  We look forward to seeing you here in Syracuse, NY!

IAWE 2017 will be held at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA, from June 30 - July 2, 2017. The theme is “The local and global contexts of world Englishes”.

For more information, visit the IAWE Conference Website.

LLL Tables

Jan 27, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM


Spanish Table will be held Fridays 2:00 - 3:00pm starting Feb. 2 in HBC 213A for the Spring 2017 semester.
For additional information: Spanish Table Details

Table Française will be held Fridays 2:00 - 3:00pm starting Jan. 27 in HBC 311A for the Spring 2017 semester.
For additional information: French Table Details

Tavola Italiana - Italian Language Table

German-Themed Halloween Party

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Oct 30, 2016, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Noble Room, Hendricks Chapel

Karina von Tippelskirch

Join us for the culmination of the German Campus Weeks! for our German-Themed Halloween Party with Video Competition Award (1st prize: iPad) and Costume Prizes!