'La mano invisible' film screening - Friday, Nov. 30

The 2016 film by David Macián is part of the IV Hispanic Film Series
that runs from Sept. 21 through Nov. 30. 

 

 

'El acompañante' film screening - Nov. 8

The 2016 film by Pavel Giroud is part of the IV Hispanic Film Series
that runs Sept. 21 through Nov. 30.

 

 

'Tempestad' film screening - Oct. 25

The 2016 film by Tatiana Huezo is part of the IV Hispanic Film Series
that runs Sept. 21 through Nov. 30.

'El futuro perfecto,' film screening - Friday, Oct. 5

The 2016 film by Nele Wohlatz is part of the IV Hispanic Film Series
Sept. 21 - Nov. 30

"Estiu 1993,"  film screening - Friday, Sept. 21

The 2017 film by Carla Simón is part of the IV Hispanic Film Series
Sept. 21 - Nov. 30

Vandermaas-Peeler and Buckmaster receive Colonial Academic Alliance grant through James Madison University

The grant will fund a study looking at the interaction between a student's characteristics and the experiences they have while studying abroad.

Top German Studies graduates recognized

Madeline “Maddy” Wetterhall ’18 and Mitchell Bergens ’18 were the recipients of this year’s Marsilius von Inghen Award for Excellence in German Studies.

German honor society inducts 18 new members

Elon's chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German national honor society hosted an induction ceremony on May 4, welcoming 18 new members.

Kaffeeklatsch at the Oak House

4 p.m at The Oak House

Kaffeeklatsch at the Oak House

4 p.m. at The Oak House

Seven receive Fulbright awards to teach English abroad

A record 11 Elon students and alums have been awarded Fulbright grants this spring to teach English or conduct research, adding to Elon’s reputation as a top producer of Fulbright award winners.

Annual awards luncheon recognizes Elon faculty, staff for excellence

Four faculty members and 19 retiring employees were honored May 9 for excellence and service to Elon.

French honor society inducts new members

Elon’s chapter of the Pi Delta Phi French honor society hosted an April 30 induction ceremony welcoming 14 new members.

 

Sigma Delta Pi inducts a record-setting number of new members

Forty-one students were inducted into Elon’s Rho Eta chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi.

Arts & Sciences alumni recognized

Three outstanding alumni from Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, were honored Thursday at an annual awards celebration.

Elon participates in third-annual marathon reading

Elon joined colleges and universities across the country in the Marathon Reading of “Los empeños de una casa” as a part of the third annual “I am Quixote” Festival.

Kupatadze delivers keynote at Transformative Learning Conference at Tarleton State University

Kupatadze, senior lecturer in Spanish, spoke about student-faculty partnerships in the keynote address at the Texas university. 

Namaste leads Meaning of Food Conference

Nina Namaste, along with colleagues Alison Atkins from Wake Forest University and Claudia Femenias from High Point University, led the highly successful Meaning of Food: Interdisciplinary Conference on Representations of Food in the Arts & Humanities.

Adamson presents at national teaching conference

Sophie Adamson, associate professor of French and chair of the Department of World Languages & Cultures, presented on Feb. 24, 2018, at the Lilly Conference on Active and Engaged Learning.

 

Kaffeeklatsch

4 p.m at The Oak House

Leadership Prize: David Duncan ’19 explores experiences of immigrant college students

The 2018 Leadership Prize recipient is using the award to research the mental health of immigrant students coping with uncertainty of the future.

Faculty Research Series panel discussion focuses on finding the right publisher

The Faculty Research Series co-chairs Pamela Winfield and Mina Garcia hosted a panel discussion “Finding the Right Fit for Your Scholarship” on Nov. 15. The panelists focused on choosing the right publisher for the right audience and personal experience and advice for writing and publishing. 

Drop-in TODAY to learn about courses and opportunities with languages & cultures

The Department of World Languages & Cultures is collaborating with the Global Education Center to host a drop-in open advising session in Carlton on Monday, Oct. 30

Schoenblatt receives Mitchell-Buck Scholarship from FLANC
Bryanna Schoenblatt '18 has been awarded this year's Mitchell-Buck Scholarship from the Foreign Language Association of N.C
 

 

Students of French, Spanish present at Undergraduate Conference on Languages and Cultures

On Saturday, Sept. 23, Elon hosted students and faculty from Elon and regional universities at its second annual Undergraduate Conference on Languages and Cultures.

Study abroad experience inspires alumna to pursue medical degree in Germany

A member of the Class of 2016, Alyssa Romano started medical school this summer in Tübingen, Germany. 

Elon marks Labor Day with celebration of university's workers

A panel discussion on Labor Day in Whitley Auditorium offered insights from those across the university who work to support students, faculty and staff. The discussion was moderated by Sherry Lee Linkon of Georgetown University.

Lang Hilgartner: Poetic Encounters with the Holocaust

Quiqui Lang Hilgartner, adjunct instructor in world languages and cultures, discusses how her summer translation project with a Sephardic Holocaust suvivor has changed her perspective as she begins this new school year.

Two Elon faculty featured in ACUE online course on effective teaching

The Association of College & University Educators selected two Elon faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences to include in their online Course in Effective Teaching Practices, which features 22 experts in college instruction and showcases footage of exemplary instruction by 52 faculty members across colleges and universities nationwide. 

Scott Windham touts cultural approach to language teaching in article

In the most recent issue of Teaching German, the associate professor of German provides evidence that serious, sustained cultural study in beginning and intermediate language courses increases student engagement, enrollment persistence and students’ perceptions of the importance of language proficiency.

Elon honors faculty, staff for excellence at awards luncheon

Four members of Elon's faculty and staff along with 19 retiring employees were honored May 10 for excellence and service to Elon.

Nonstop novel: Elon joins in marathon reading of 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'

The 50th anniversary of the classic novel by Gabriel García Márquez was celebrated by a collaborative effort to read the famous novel aloud.

Elon senior awarded Fulbright to teach English in Argentina

Lauren Salig '17, a psychology and Spanish double major from Downingtown, Pennsylvania, will travel to South America as part of a federal program that builds good will between the United States and people of other nations. 

German youth exchange program offers live-work experience for Strategic Communications alumna

Kailyn Schmidt, a 2016 Strategic Communications graduate, has been spending the 2016-17 academic year studying, living, and working in Germany as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.

Jazz, Klezmer and son cubano? The performance of 'Hatuey: Memory of Fire'

Spanish Instructor Quiqui Lang Hilgartner in the World Languages and Cultures Department tries her hand at versifying opera.

Kupatadze named 2017-19 Center for Engaged Learning Scholar

Ketevan Kupatadze was selected as the 2017-19 Center for Engaged Learning Scholar to focus on student-faculty partnerships as high-impact practice.

Tournées French Film Festival at Elon concludes

On Sunday, March 5, Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and the community for the closing of the Tournées French Film Festival: Join the Résistance!

AAC&U presentation features findings of Elon’s Center for Engaged Learning

Nina Namaste and Jessie Moore represented the Center for Engaged Learning in a recent AAC&U presentation featuring findings from the center’s 2015-17 research seminar on Integrating Global Learning with the University Experience.

Tournées French Film Festival opens at Elon

On Sunday, Feb., Elon hosted students, faculty and staff from Elon and the community for the opening of the Tournées French Film Festival: Join the Résistance!

 

Ten Elon scholars named semifinalists for Fulbright Awards

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities to recent graduates in more than 140 countries, with approximately 1,900 grants awarded annually in all fields of study. 

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