Why Study Languages and Cultures?
Programs in LCL
Language Clubs and Extracurriculars
Chinese Language and Culture Club
Faculty Advisor:Chunsheng Yang
Grad Advisors: Britta Meredith, Mareike Geyer
President: Owen Mooney
Faculty Advisors: Friedemann Weidauer, Shane Peterson
President: Danny Ecsedy
Events = Rachel Scott and Dominique Scharildi
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs CampusDodd Research Center Room 104
On Wednesday, April 25, from 12:30 - 1:30 pm, the Yiddish Tish luncheon discussion group, led by Professor Arnold Dashefsky, will meet in the Dodd Research Center, room 104.
The Yiddish Tish luncheon discussion group is a small, intimate gathering of members from the community and campus who meet monthly to read and speak Yiddish.
These sessions are open to any and all faculty, staff, students, and community members.
All reading and speaking levels are welcome.
Please bring a bag lunch, and we will provide dessert and drinks!
The Yiddish Tish is a program of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn.
If you require an accommodation to participate, please contact Pamela Weathers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-486-2271.
Thursday, April 26th, 2018
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Downtown HartfordCharter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford
Dr. Susannah Heschel will present "Human Dignity in Judaism" on April 26, 7:00pm, at the Charter Oak Cultural Center (21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford).
The event is made possible by the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life Gene and Georgia Mittelman Lecture in Judaic Studies, Charter Oak Cultural Center, UConn Hartford, the Humanities Institute, and the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages.
Susannah Heschel is the chair of the Jewish Studies Program and Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her numerous publications include Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus (University of Chicago Press), which won a National Jewish Book Award, and The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany (Princeton University Press).
Heschel has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Frankfurt and Cape Town as well as Princeton, and she is the recipient of numerous grants, including from the Ford Foundation, Carnegie Foundation, and a yearlong Rockefeller fellowship at the National Humanities Center. In 2011-12 she held a fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. She has received four honorary doctorates from universities in the United States, Canada, and Germany. Currently she is a Guggenheim Fellow and is writing a book on the history of European Jewish scholarship on Islam. In 2015 she was elected a member of the American Society for the Study of Religion.
If you need an accommodation to participate, please contact Pamela Weathers at email@example.com or 860-486-2271.
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Storrs CampusOAK hall 236
The Modern Self on Display: The Milieu of Madrid in Autobiographical Writing 1898â1930.
Friday, May 4th, 2018
10:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Storrs CampusOAK hall, 236
"The Modern Self on Display: The Milieu of Madrid in Autobiographical Literature. 1898-1930".
President: Nazli Morel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rencontres françaises au Benton
Wednesdays at 4:00 PM at the Beanery Café at the Benton Museum
Host: Jonathan Bassette (Jonthan.Bassette@uconn.edu)
Grad Advisor: Jesús Semedo Rodriguez (Spanish Resource Center)