Modern Languages & Literatures Past Events
H. Glenn Penny
Chinese New Year party
February 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Gaines 101
See the flier here.
"La doble insularidad del castigo en Cuba”
November 19, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Reid 202
See the flier here.
"Ernique's Journey: Child Migrants and the U.S. Response"
April 16, 2016 at 4pm in Ballroom D, Strand Union Building
Read more here.
José F. A. Oliver
Poetry reading and discussion (in German and translation)
March 20, 6:00 p.m., Weaver Room, Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture
Read more here.
We are lucky to have Professor Cynthia Bejarano visiting again from New Mexico State University. Her area of expertise is the US-Mexico border violence. She has agreed to give an informal and student-centered talk based on her interviews with border patrol in Chihuahua.
Dispelling Myths and Confirming Realities: Living with Violence at the U.S. and Mexico
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
101 Gaines Hall
Cynthia Bejarano. . . See the flier
Terrorizing Women: Feminicide and Gender
Violence at the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands
Monday, September 13, 2010
5:30 to 7:00 PM
SUB Ballroom C, Montana State University
Uschi Frank. . . See the flier
The Fall of the Berlin Wall and German Reunification
Eyewitness Account by Uschi Frank
Monday, October 25th
12:00pm -12:50 p.m.
Leon Johnson Hall 346, Montana State University
- brought to you by the MSU German Program & the University German Club
Azouz Begag, noted French novelist, essayist, screenwriter, sociologist, and former French Minister for the Promotion of Equal Opportunities, visited MSU during fall 2007. He gave a public lecture on October 30 at 7:00 p.m. in SUB Ballrooms B&C.
Marilyn Bolles Guggenheim, Professor of Japanese and Director of Japan Studies at MSU, introduced the film After Life at the Bozeman Film Festival. The screening took place at the Emerson Center and was followed by a discussion.
The latest books by Bridget Kevane (Spanish), "Profane & Sacred: Latino/a American Writers Reveal the Interplay of the Secular and the Religious," and Patricia Simpson (German), "The Erotics of War in German Romanticism," were featured at the Annual Holiday Authors' Reception Nov. 29, at Borders Books.
Stephen Trejo, Professor of Labor Economics, University of Texas, Austin, TX, spoke about "The SocioEconomic Progress of Mexican Americans" as part of the Borderland Lecture Series on november 8th.
Azouz Begag, noted French novelist, essayist, screenwriter, sociologist, and former French Minister for the Promotion of Equal Opportunities, visited MSU this fall. He gave a public lecture on October 30 at 7 p.m. in SUB Ballrooms B&C.
Helena Maria Viramontes, Author and Professor of Creative Writing at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) gave a talk titled "Borders and Crossroads on the Streets of East L.A." in September as part of the Borderland Lecture Series.
Two German films, Costa Gavras "Amen" in September and Sönke Worthmann's "The Miracle of Bern" in October attracted good crowds in the first German film series.
The Department sponsored a two-part film series last year, "Why Don't They Just Go Home?", presented in conjunction with the Bozeman Film Festival.
Pam Fitzpatrick & Paul Dix gave a presentation entitled "Living with the Consequences of U.S. Policy: A Nicaragua Photo/Testimony Project" on March 8.
Filmmaker Mark Eisner was here for a showing and discussion of his film ¡Pablo Neruda! ¡Presente! in April.
Klaus Berghahn gave a talk titled "Peace in the Age of Terrorism - Immanuel Kant's Peace Utopia" in October.