Cuban music and poetry highlight this past week both at Elon and the University of Virginia.
On Saturday, Sept. 24, Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and regional universities at its first Undergraduate Conference on Languages and Cultures.
As part of the “Collaborative Humanities Redesign Project” (CHRP), a three-year interdisciplinary, cross-campus initiative funded by Teagle Foundation, faculty from Elon, Park and Rockhurst universities and the University of Kansas came together for the third time this September to collaborate on instructional design with the goal to enhance teaching in the humanities.
"The Peace Process in Colombia" Marcia Mejía Chirimia speaks about how communities and organizations are working for a better future on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in the McBride Gathering Space in the Numen Lumen Pavilion.
Students and alumni are invited to enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres in our beautifully renovated engagement space in Carlton
The grant will help support the inaugural Tournées Film Festival at Elon.
Spanish professors Ketevan Kupatadze and Mayte de Lama shared their respective research at the XVIII Congreso Internacional de Literatura y Estudios Hispánicos in San Sebastian, Spain.
The four-year program now includes partnerships with schools in Spain and Italy.
Elon's French program has been recognized by the American Association of Teachers of French, the national organization of French teachers, as an Exemplary Post-Secondary Program with Honors.
Erin Luther ‘16, an international studies and Spanish double major from Bristol, Tennessee, travels to South America next spring as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations.
The 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes and his novel, 'Don Quixote,' were celebrated with a weeklong event that included reading both volumes aloud.
Elon University senior Alexandra “Allie” Barteldt and junior Benjamin Lutz have each received a Critical Language Scholarship from the federal government to study Hindi in Asia, and Arabic in Africa, respectively.
Silvers's essay links masks from contemporary popular culture with 12th century corbel sculptures in southwestern France.
Elon University faculty members Jen Guy Metcalf and J McMerty '00, with assistance from several students and alumni, collaborated to examine a love story through ages and stages of life.
At the SECAC conference in Pittsburgh, the art historian offered a glimpse into the previously overlooked artist's studio and its celebrated salon events.
Katharine Fredricksen '15 is spending the 2015-16 academic year teaching English in Austria on a program funded by the Austrian federal government.
An Open Advising Session will be held by the World Languages and Cultures Department on October 28th for majors, minors, interdisciplinary minors and anyone interested in the study of world languages and cultures.
Several hundred students gathered with faculty and staff on Sept. 1 to discuss the intersections food and culture.
Olivia Choplin, Meredith Allison and Jeff Clark were recognized during Planning Week 2015 for their accomplishments during the previous academic year.
Two Elon students recently earned high marks on the Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch, an internationally-recognized Business German exam.
Elon staff and faculty were active contributors at this year's annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
Following an inspiring Winter Term experience, Drew Forte ’15 and several other Elon University students collected more than 200 items of baseball equipment and shipped them in May to youth organizations in the Caribbean country.
The associate professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures presented at an international conference celebrated in Burgos, Spain, from May 5-7.
Ben Kaiser '16 and Alyssa Romano '16 will conduct science research at German universities this summer.
Woody Pelton, Rhonda Waller and Donna Van Bodegraven were quoted in an article published in the current issue of International Educator
Mina Garcia, an associate professor of Spanish, presented a paper in March at the Association of Hispanic Classical Theater Conference.
Sophie Adamson, associate professor of French and chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, spoke at the spring meeting of the American Association of Teachers of French.
Elon University Assistant Professor Sarah L. Glasco’s first book explores the way a diverse mix of writers and artists shaped Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s stories and how the popular Belgian author references literature and film in his novels to expose readers to other cultures.
Members of the Global Neighborhood Association presented to a group of international educators at the NCAIE State Conference on March 13.
A Feb. 19, 2015, guest lecture by Professor Michel Bondurand of the NC Consortium Paris program spoke about the way Muslims in France practice their faith.
Students enrolled in FRE 371: French Theater in Production performed Molière's most popular farce "Le Médecin malgré lui" on Jan. 26 and 27.
Kelly Swaim ’17, recipient of the Miriam and Abe Brenner Holocaust Education Scholarship, traveled to Europe during Winter Term 2015 as part of Elon’s "Holocaust Journey" study abroad course.
Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.
The highest-ranking German government official to ever visit campus spoke with Elon University students on Wednesday in a program sponsored by the Business German Speaker Series and the Student Professional Development Center.
The associate professor of Spanish has published a chapter in a book honoring author Esther Tusquets, who died in 2012.
Hundreds of students joined 30 faculty and staff members in Lakeside Dining Hall on Sept. 2 to explore gender stereotypes in advertising across cultures.
A project led by faculty members David Neville and Scott Windham allows anyone with Internet access to sharpen his or her German language skills with a special focus on business environments.
Seven Elon professors are part of a larger effort funded by the Teagle Foundation to study new classroom approaches to the humanities with an emphasis on engaged learning.
The assistant professor of French presented research on short-term study abroad programs and intercultural competence at the annual convention in May. Her article, "Preparing Undergraduates for Research Projects in Faculty-led Short-term Study Abroad Courses," appears in the Winter 2014 issue of CUR Quarterly.