Check out this video of Chapman undergraduate students discussing their involvement with the Shiwilu Project, specifically in the elaboration of a trilingual (Shiwilu-Spanish-English) dictionary. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWrUeUREyxU] As part of the SPAN 396 course (Fall 2010), taught by Dr. Pilar Valenzuela, Associate Professor of Department of Languages, students worked on Spanish and English versions and learned about linguistic diversity, differences in worldview and
Italian students pose with famous Italian writer, Erri DeLuca Italian students were very excited to have the opportunity to attend a special Q&A; session with Italy’s most famous contemporary writer, Erri DeLuca on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. While visiting with students, Mr. DeLuca read a passage from one of his best known novels, God’s Mountain.
The Orange County Italian Cultural Association (http://www.ocica.org/) invites you to the VICOLO DEI POETI, an afternoon of Italian Poetry on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 4 p.m. in the Francoli Gourmet Restaurant in the city of Orange. Eight students from Chapman Associate Professor Dr. Robert Buranello’s ITAL343 course have submitted their poetry and will find
The Second Annual French Film Festival returns to Chapman University with eight, new and amazing French films. This year a variety of contemporary feature films and documentaries were chosen from the Tournees Featured Selection of french cinema. All screenings are free and open to the public. Movie and times are below, for more detailed information, please go to the French Film
Angela Tumini, Ph.D., assistant professor of Italian Studies, Language Department, Wilkinson College, recently published a book titled An Unintentional Liaison: Lars von Trier and Italian Cinema and Culture (VDM Verlag Dr. Muller 2011). Dr. Tumini’s book focuses on the way in which von Trier’s cinema can simultaneously be redefined in relationship with Italian cinema and culture, while
In early December, students of Dr. Pilar Valenzuela’s Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics class presented their work on the trilingual dictionary that Dr. Valenzuela is preparing as part of an NSF project to document a dying Amazonian language, Shiwilu. Students worked on Spanish and English versions and learned about linguistic diversity, differences in worldview and culture, and habitat. They also, improved their knowledge of
The students of French 360 invite you to Les Poissons, a performance in French with an original script, amazing costumes, and computer animated videos. The play is accessible to all public, even if you’re not francophone! Please come and see imagination and creativity in action. Beckman 404, 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 6, 2010
The French Club is showing Avenue Montaigne, a Daniele Thompson Film on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum 208. This is a free viewing and snacks and extra credit will be provided.
If you fall into any of the categories listed below, then this is the club for you! Please join us at our first open forum meeting to discuss plans for the year, officer selections, and show support for this amazing club. – If you like to speak Spanish– If you would like to learn/perfect your Spanish– If
Col. Gail Halvorsen, “Berlin Candy Bomber” Col. Gail Halvorsen, the world-famous “Berlin Candy Bomber,” will be speaking with Sergeant Earl Albers from the 1948 siege in Germany and the events leading up to it. Col. Halvorsen has been honored twice in the White House for his heroic post WWII flights, bringing food and rations