Classical & Modern Languages

  • HALO is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 30, 2015

    HALO is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with several interesting activities. On Wednesday September 30, come to the SUB activities room at 7pm for the guest lecture of Dr. Robert Smale on the History of Latin America. On Friday October 2nd, join us for a Baile de Salsa in the Pershing Dance Studio at 7pm. Finally, […]

  • Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, master of the cast iron handpress

    September 28, 2015

    On Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 pm in the Little Theater (BH 176), Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, acknowledged master of the cast iron handpress, will give a talk entitled “Creating Great Literature in Limited Editions on Iron Handpresses: Borges, Cavafy, Burgess, Calvino, Cheever, Gioia.” The lecture is sponsored by the Dept. of English and Linguistics and the Dept. […]

  • Romance Language House Conversation Table

    September 2, 2015

    Every Thursday evening, the Romance Language House hosts a Conversation Table for students of a Romance Language (for example, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Catalan). The Table is an opportunity to practice speaking and listening in an informal setting with students and faculty. The Table meets during dinner time (5:30-7:00) in the Chariton Room of […]

  • Interested in Japanese?

    Save the dates! The Japanese Language Exchange Group (JLEG) meets every Monday (excluding holidays) at 7 pm at BH 350. Also, the Anime club meets every Friday at 6 pm (until midnight) at MG 1000. Take advantage of these wonderful opportunities!

  • German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha induction ceremony

    April 6, 2015

    The German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha will have an induction ceremony for 12 outstanding students on April 30th at 6:00 pm. For more information contact Andrea Davis (andavis@truman.edu).

  • When Imperial Spain Planned to Invade China

    April 2, 2015

    When Imperial Spain Planned to Invade China Don’t miss this presentation by Prof. Garcia Verdugo’s of Purdue University Calumet.  He will discuss Imperial Spain’s presence in Asia in the 16th and 17th centuries, as well as Asian influences in Spanish art, society and even the business of spying! Where: BH 156 When: Tuesday, April 7, […]

  • The Catalan Question: Prof. Maria Antònia Martí Escayol

    March 25, 2015

    Please join us on Wednesday, April 1 (4:00-5:15 pm) at BH 156 for the presentation of Prof. Maria Antònia Martí Escayol (Universitat Autònoma, Barcelona), who will be taking about the Catalan Question.

  • Upcoming Sigma Delta Pi Movie and Events

    March 16, 2015

    Movie Event: Friday, March 20 at 7:00pm in BH 176 Screening of the documentary Las Maestras de la República (with English subtitles) in the Baldwin Little Theater. Come celebrate Women’s History Month with this film about female teachers in Spain fighting for equality in the 1930s. Salsa con Salsa: Saturday, March 21 at 6:00pm in Ryle Main Lounge […]

  • The Truman German Business class

    February 16, 2015

    The Truman German Business class acting out their new entrepreneurial motto: Spaß muss sein!

  • Otros versos sencillos: Live Hispanic Poetry Night

    February 13, 2015

    Join us on Friday April 17 (5:30-7:00 pm) for this special poetry event sponsored by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Professors and host poets José Carreño-Medina and Lídice Alemán will welcome three Latin American poets: Martin Mulligan (Nicaragua), Alessandra Molina (Cuba), and Eric Blandón (Nicaragua) for a poetry reading and round table. This […]

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