Luncheon Program at the MENA House – Sept. 26

Enjoy a free lunch and stimulating discussion of German immigration issues with Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Nathan Henceroth, who will deliver “To Be, or Not To Be… A German” at the MENA House in the Max Kade International Wing (North Village C #102) at 12:15pm on Tuesday, Sept. 26.  He will take a brief look at immigration, citizenship, and German identity, and how the German notion of citizenship differs from the French, British, or American.  For more information, please contact Milton Guevara (guevaram@allegheny.edu).

Chinese Tea Hour

Are you interested in Chinese culture?  Do you want to practice your Chinese?  All students are invited to the weekly Chinese Tea Hour, held on Tuesday afternoons @ 4:30 in the lobby of the Max Kade International Wing of North Village C.  For more information, please contact Chih-Jung Chen (chenc@allegheny.edu).

Language House Coffee Hours

Come enjoy an afternoon taza, Tasse, or tasse in the Max Kade International Wing of North Village, hosted by Modern & Classical Language TAs.   They’re a great opportunity to exercise your language skills and/or explore another culture in a low-key, relaxing atmosphere.  All are welcome!

Un Pause Café  – Wednesdays @ 3:30 in the French House (NVC 105)

Koffeestunde  –  Wednesdays @ 3:30 in the German House (NVC 103)

Mesa de Café  –  Fridays @ 3:30 in Spanish House I (NVC 104)

 

Annual M&CL Welcome Picnic

Study Abroad participants (right) rise to be recognized by Chair Barbara Riess (center)

The Modern & Classical Languages Department kicked off the 2017-18 academic year in style with a picnic on the lawn outside Ruter Hall on September 13th.  Guests included language majors & minors, faculty, staff and their families.  Chair Barbara Riess introduced new faculty, teaching assistants, and staff and welcomed several “friends of the department” with whom the department has a close working relationship.  A highlight of the afternoon was the recognition of the many students in attendance who had studied abroad and hearing them talk about their life-changing experiences.

Professor Reeck publishes chapter in Oxford Handbook

Reeck publishes chapter in Oxford Handbook

Teach Spanish in a Southern private school

Private schools are looking for candidates who have a strong background in Spanish and are able to share their passion with students; they usually do NOT need to have a teaching license or be an education major.

Southern Teachers is a teacher placement agency for private schools in the South. Hundreds of schools around the South will list about 3,000 jobs with Southern Teachers for the next school year. The field is open to academic majors of all kinds, not just graduates with degrees in education. Services are provided at no cost to candidates.

Candidates should apply now to start their job search. In addition, all active candidates are invited to attend the Job Fair in AtlantaSuper Bowl Saturday, February 3, 2018.

2018 Global Health Internship Program in Moldova – Information Session: 9/14

Interested in learning more about Allegheny’s Global Health Internship Program in Moldova (mid-May to mid-July, 2018)?

You are warmly invited to attend an information session this Thursday, September 14, in Carr 225, from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.

Please note that this program is not limited to Global Health students; anyone interested in working in a health-related field in an international setting is welcome to apply.

Gilman International Scholarships for Study Abroad

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

The Gilman Scholarship Program broadens the student population that studies and interns abroad by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise participate due to financial constraints.  The program aims to encourage students to study and intern in a diverse array of countries and world regions. The program also encourages students to study languages, especially critical need languages (those deemed important to national security).

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2018:  OCTOBER 3, 2017

Please visit https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/ for complete information.

Master’s Program in French or Spanish at Colorado State University

Outstanding Allegheny Seniors are invited to apply to the Master’s Program in French or Spanish at Colorado State University, a Carnegie I research institution.

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Herrman Presents at Panel on Identity in Greek Oratory

Frank T. McClure Professor of Greek and Latin Judson Herrman presented a paper on “Others as Athenians in the third Philippic” at a panel on identity in Greek oratory for the Celtic Conference in Classics in Montreal in July 2017.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research