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Dear students, graduates, and faculty members,

If you would like to share any other campus events you learn about, please send your submissions to me (kdickin@brandeis.edu).



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Upcoming Events

Please stay tuned for new events!

Ongoing Events:

Join the French and Francophone Club for their upcoming events to practice your French language skills! Open to all levels of language competency. For more information on the upcoming events, see their online newsletter.

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Fromage with Friends

Over a dozen types of French cheese!
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Ridgewood A Commons

Café Français - A biweekly event which will replace the French Table we held during previous semesters. On the following dates, top by Shiffman 121 at any point for fun and informal French conversation, socializing with other French learners, and, best of all, a cup of hot coffee!!

February 9th from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
March 8th from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
March 22nd from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
April 5th from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
April 26th from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

poster for French Buddy programFrench Buddy Program
The French Buddy program is an academic program designed to create a safe place for French students to study, prepare for exams, or just simply practice language skills with one of their peers. After applying to the program, students will be carefully paired with a buddy based on their application. Students will then be free to meet with their buddies wherever and whenever they wish.. Based on the principles of mutual respect and acceptance, the goal of this program is to help students improve their own French skills, as well as their buddy's. 

Students who consistently participate in the program will be eligible to receive participation credit for their French course. Anyone involved in the French Buddy Program is also eligible to receive a grand prize at the end of the semester! The buddies who organize the most meetings together will be the grand prize winners! 

Applications close next Friday (March 10th) at 12:00pm so apply now to be involved in this amazing program! If you have any further questions, feel free to email abuerkett@brandeis.edu

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Questo semestre, abbiamo cinque tavole italiane fantastiche!

Che cosa sono?
Ci incontriamo ad una tavola in Upper Usdan e parliamo in italiano– un modo molto divertente per praticare!

Note: each table lasts an hour as listed, but you can also stop by for just a few minutes.

Event reminders, updates, songs, articles, recipes, and more can be found on the Italian Studies Facebook Page.

Spring 2017:
Tuesday, February 7
from 12:001:00pm, with Val Salvador
Wednesday, February 22 from 1:002:00pm, with Dylan Hoffman
Tuesday, March 7 from 12:001:00pm, with Val Salvador
Wednesday, March 22 from 1:002:00pm, with Dylan Hoffman
Wednesday, April 5 from 1:002:00pm, with Dylan Hoffman

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Anyone interested in informally practicing their Spanish are welcome to attend Charlamos. Students attend weekly meetings to meet socially, speak Spanish, and to share ideas, music, and photos.

This Spanish language conversation group meets weekly, speaking informally in Spanish. The schedule for spring 2017 will be Mondays at 6:30pm in Shiffman 121 and Thursdays at 12:30pm in Upper Usdan.

To add your name to our mailing list, please click here.

Please join our Charlamos Facebook Group!

If you have any questions, please contact one of the (2016-17) Co-presidents, Talia Franks (tfranks@brandeis.edu) or Lauren Cohen (lcohen18@brandeis.edu).