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Upcoming Events

"Romantic Spaces, Romantic Imaginations,” an interdisciplinary colloquium, will take place THIS THURSDAY, October 30 from 2-6 p.m. in the Reading Room at the Levis Faculty Center. Four speakers will explore the extent to which our spaces and imaginations--political, social, theoretical, and technological--are still "Romantic." The colloquium website, which includes a link to the complete program, is at http://romanticspaces.weebly.com.

For additional information, mail lruthjoh@illinois.edu

Presentations

Professor Cori Crane and Brad Blair presented pedagogical tips at the third annual Foreign Language Share Fair at UIUC on Friday, October 24. Cori Crane's presentation was entitled: "Discourse Modeling for Advanced FL Literature Courses." Brad Blair's presentation was entitled: "The Human Map."

Weekly Departmental Activities

The Swedish Coffee Hour will meet Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm at the Bread Company on Goodwin Avenue. For more information on this new activity, please visit http://swedishcoffeehour.blogspot.com

Our DAAD Visiting Lecturer Sarah Henneböhl offers open office hours every Wednesday from 13.15 to 15.15 in the Espresso Royale Cafe (Urbana). You will recognize her by the little German flag on her table.

The Deutsche Konversationsgruppe meets Mondays from  2-4 at the Bread Company on Goodwin Avenue. Students of all levels are welcome. Instructors of German courses, please let your students know about this opportunity to get extra German practice in an informal, no-pressure setting. For more information and meeting time, email Frederick Schwink (schwink@illinois.edu).

The Middle High German Reading group meets on Fridays 12-1 in  3114 FLB. All are welcome and since we will be reading -- or attempting to read -- a large variety of shorter texts, we are always on the lookout for recommendations concerning reading material. No text is too inappropriate for our tastes! Please contact Frederick Schwink with questions at schwink@illinois.edu.

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