Events

Are you a major or minor in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures? You are if you're majoring / minoring in French or Italian (other SILLC majors and minors include Africana Studies, Classics, Critical Languages, East Asian Studies, German Studies, Hip-Hop Studies, Intercultural Studies, Religious Studies, and Russian and Slavic Studies). Did you know that you may earn 3-6 units by completing an internship with our new collaborator International Rescue Committee in Tucson? Please see the attached flier for more information. If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity and earn units, please contact Prof. Alain-Philippe Durand ASAP at: adurand@email.arizona.... Read More
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Student Union - Santa Rita Room
You are cordially invited to join us for a reading of poems & short stories about the Italian Resistance during WWII translated by students enrolled in Italian 420. See the level of Italian you could achieve by continuing your Italian Education at the University of Arizona. Enjoy these outstanding translations from Italian into English while spend-ing some quality time with the professors, adjuncts, gats and students in the Italian Program.
Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 12:00pm
ILC 130 & ILC 150
Award-winning filmmaker Jean-Pierre Bekolo will visit UA and screen his film Le President: How do you know when it's time to go? on Sunday, April 3rd.  The following day will have a conversation with him as well as another screening of a differeny film.  See information in attached flier below.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
ILC 130
Jean-Marie Teno, Africa's preeminent documentary filmmaker, has been producing and directing films on the colonial and post-colonial history of Africa for over twenty years.   Jean-Marie Teno will give a lecture and a screening on March 25-26.  
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 9:00pm to Friday, March 25, 2016 - 10:00am
St. Phillips in the Hills Episcopal Church
Mark your calendars: St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church is planning its eighth annual All-Night Reading of Dante's "Inferno" as part of its Maundy Thursday observance, 24-25 March 2016. If you're interested in being a reader, please contact Prof. Fabian Alfie. See the flier below for more details.  
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Dorothy Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street
The University of Arizona's Departments of Africana Studies and French and Italian, along with the College of Humanities present: Human Rights, Borders + Barriers Symposium. Following Grandmaster Flash’s famous verse “Don’t push me cause I’m close to the edge,” this symposium features university and guest scholars who will speak on such topics as human rights, migration flows, terrorism, education, and freedom of expression. Lectures and discussions will focus on contemporary national and transnational issues such as ferguson, paris attacks, and the global refugee crisis. Information | hrbbs.arizona.edu or (520) 621-5665  
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 6:00pm to Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 6:00pm
Rubel Room, Poetry Center, 1508 E Helen St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Do you want to meet other Italian students?  Are you interested in the Italian faculty?  Do you like free food? Please join us for the Fall 2015 Italian Faculty / Student Meet and Greet! WHERE: Courtyard of the Learning Services Building (LSB) , 1512 E. 1st Street WHEN: Thursday, 15 October 2015, 5:00-6:30pm Catering will be provided by Roma Imports
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
Rubel Room, The UA Poetry Center
Irène D’Almeida, Professor of French, will be giving a talk entitled More than Words: Translating Culture in Language.  In her talk she will discuss the particular difficulties and challenges in trying to translate not only the correct meanings but also the cultural implications of words from one talk to the other.  For more information, see: http://humanities.arizona.edu/more-words-translating-culture-language The talk with take place at 5:00pm on Thursday, 8 October 2015, in the Rubel Room of the Poetry Center. For information for all the public events during Humanities Week, see the following link: http://humanities.arizona.edu/connect/hw  
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 6:30pm
The Rubel Room of the Poetry Center
Aileen Feng, Assistant Professor of Italian, and Fabian Alfie, Professor of Italian, will be giving a talk with David Christiana, Professor in the College of Fine Arts.  Professor Christiana made etchings based on the translations of the poetry of Burchiello (ca. 1404-1449) by Professors Alfie and Feng.  During the talk, they will discuss the translations as well as the etchings.  See the link for more details:  http://humanities.arizona.edu/burchiello-redressed-translating-poetry-images-and-words For information for all the public events during Humanities Week, see the following link: http://humanities.arizona.edu/connect/hw

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