Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures


World Philosophy Day Poster
World Philosophy Day Panel Discussion November 20th, Thursday, 10:15-11:30 a.m., Payson Smith Hall, Rm 204 Free and open to the public
William James Lecture Poster
Come and join the Philosophy Dept. for a dynamic panel discussion on "William James in Focus: Willing to Believe", authored by Prof. William Gavin. Thursday, Oct 23, 1:15-2:30 pm, Glickman Library, 7th Floor, Portland Campus. Pizza will be served at 1:00 pm. Free & Open to the public.
Einstein Being Goofy
We are starting a German language table at USM for all speakers of German who would like to get together for conversation -- USM students, family, friends. We will meet next Wednesday, September 17 for the first time: WANN? From 1:45 to 2:45 Wo? At the International Languages House at 102 Bedford St., ground floor conference room. Please feel free to bring your lunch or refreshments -- and a laptop to view German websites for topics of interest for discussion. WICHTIG! We will leave our English at the door and speak GERMAN. All levels are welcome!
Immersion Weekend
Spanish Immersion Weekend for 1 cr.
March 21st, 1:00-7:00 and March 22nd, 9:00-5:00, at the University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus. Featuring Claude Beauclair of Paris, France, and Catherine Masson of Wellesley, MA. This weekend will include training in pronunciation, diction, and presentation of French dramatic and poetic texts. Intermediate and advanced speakers are welcome to register for this course and CEU credits are available for teachers. The immersion is $350 and to register please contact Karen Pires at 780-5011.
Django Reinhardt
A French conversation group will be held every Thursday from 4:00-5:00 PM in Payson-Smith Hall, room 206 on the Portland Campus for the duration of the fall semester. Please contact Nancy Erickson, Professor of French, for further details at 780-4327.
Spanish Globe
There will be a Spanish tutor available for USM students every Monday from 3:30-5:00 and Tuesday from 12:00-4:00 at 102 Bedford Street and other times by appointment. Please contact 780-4290 for more information.
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