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Beat of Brazil

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 04:00 PM

Live Concert and Presentation

How the struggle to define magic shaped the modern world

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 04:30 PM

Hear about Graham Jones’ new book, Magic’s Reason, due out in December 2017 from University Of Chicago Press.

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series: Tong Chen

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Getting Started with Mandarin

Major/Minor Info Session

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Gender, race & place: perspectives on Adichie’s Americanah

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Panel discusison including Amah Edoh

Solta a Língua - November 2

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

What literature can do: Literature, shame and politics

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 05:30 PM

Author Édouard Louis

Migration Stories: The US Visa Lottery and Global Citizenship

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 05:30 PM

Charlie Piot, Duke University

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series: Language Pedagogy Roundtable

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Innovative Uses of Instructional Technology

The Computer Wars: Chinese Script in the Age of Alphanumeric Hegemony

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 05:30 PM

Tom Mullaney, Stanford University

Solta a Língua - October 5

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

French Program Information Session

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Learn about January Scholars in France trip to Paris January 2018

Black in Blue White and Red

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 05:30 PM

Nathalie Etoke, Connecticut College

Japan@MIT

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 05:15 PM

Solta a Língua

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

History & GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series: Asma's Vision of Ethiopia

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 01:00 PM

GSL and History present a special Brown Bag Series event featuring Pre-doctoral Fellow Bekalu Kifle

German Studies Excellence Award

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Award submissions due April 26th. Award Ceremony on May 2nd.

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Language Pedagogy Roundtable

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 01:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Join us at the GSL Awards for Excellence Soirée 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 05:00 PM

 

Two Anime events April 24

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 07:00 PM

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Corey Johnson

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 01:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Anti-Gender Activism in Belgium: The Story of an Unsuccessful Movement

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 05:00 PM

David Paternotte, Assistant Professor, Université libre de Bruxelles

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Marie-Hélène Huet

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 01:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Solta a Língua

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Local Space / Global Vision: Albert Kahn's "Archives of the Planet" in Context

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 04:00 PM

A talk by Shelley Rice, Professor of Art History, NYU

Bridge Wednesday - March 15

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Making a space for dialogue in defense of MIT values in this troubling political time.

Can Aesthetics Disarm Oppression?

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 06:00 PM

Tania Bruguera, American-Cuban installation and performance artist

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - March 9 - Roberto Rey Agudo

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Bridge Wednesday - March 8

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Making a space for dialogue in defense of MIT values in this troubling political time.

Art / Protest/ Value

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 06:00 PM

Art / Protest/ Value
Dissolve Inequality: Visual Arts Summit

Filming the Future from Berlin: Noncitizen Perspectives on Refugees in Crisis

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Film Screening and Discussion with Damani Partridge, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan and Bettina Stoetzer, Assistant Professor, GSL MIT. 

Solta a Língua

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Writing the Black Atlantic in Imperial Russia

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 04:30 PM

A talk by Jennifer Wilson, Postdoctoral Fellow, UPenn

Opening Reception for "China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931"

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 04:30 PM

Japanese proficiency test hosted by MIT

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 09:00 AM

Solta a Língua

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Myths about Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 06:00 PM

Lecture by Professor Shou-hsin Teng

When the United States Spoke French

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 05:00 PM

Lecture by François Furstenberg

Note change of date for event - now Nov. 1

Language Pedagogy Round Table 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 01:00 PM

 a discussion by GSL lecturers on various approaches to representing cultural material in a language classroom

Solta a Língua

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Racial Regimes, Digital Economies

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM

re:VISION, Women Writers Reading Series

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 05:30 PM

Avant Garde Chinese Writer Can Xue 10/6

Catherine Clark: The Chinese in Paris, the French in Beijing

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:00 PM

GSL Brown Bag 10/4

How Albert Camus’s L’Etranger became The Stranger

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 05:00 PM

Alice Kaplan lecture 10/3/16 at 5pm in 14E-304

Solta a Língua

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Crisis and Sovereignty: Posthegemony, Affect, Illiteracy

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 05:30 PM

Lecture by Abraham Acosta 9/28

Photographer’s Talk with William C. Brumfield

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 05:00 PM

Photographer’s Talk with William C. Brumfield (Tulane University)
in discussion with Elizabeth Wood
Wed. 9/14/16 • 5-6:30pm • Long Lounge (7-429)

Take the TOUR de SHASS

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM

Explore and Discover MIT's Humanities, Arts, and Social Science Fields

MIT Orientation Academic Expo

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 02:00 PM

Visit the Global Studies and Languages booth!

Early Modern Theatre Practices & the Digital Archive

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 09:00 AM

The Comédie-Française Registers Project (1680-1793)

Is ISLAMOPHOBIA accelerating global warming?

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 05:00 PM to Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 02:30 PM

Popup COFFEE BREAK

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:00 PM

It’s crunch time.  That’s why everyone is invited to a . . .

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - May 4 - Bettina Stoetzer

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

How ‘New’ is the New National Front?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 04:00 PM

Mapping Out Marine Le Pen’s Rhetorical Turn With Digital Humanities Software

Solta a Língua - Apr. 29

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

German Studies Excellence Award 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:00 PM

Award submissions due April 22. Award Ceremony on April 28.

German Studies Excellence Award 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:00 AM

Entries due 4/22. Awards Ceremony 4/28
 

"The Boy and The Best" from award-winning director Mamoru Hosoda

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 07:00 PM

Screening followed by discussion with Ian Condry (MIT) and Jennifer Fu (Funimation)

Join us at the GSL Awards for Excellence Soirée 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 05:00 PM

 

Chinese-Arab Connections

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 04:30 PM

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Paloma Duong

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Michael Taussig

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 04:30 PM

Anthropology’s Alternative Radical

Oriented

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 07:00 PM

feature documentary of three gay palestinian friends

Solta a Língua - Mar. 18

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Dissolve Inequality: Music Summit @ MIT

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 02:00 PM

What can music teach us about reducing inequalities:
gender, racial, economic, and more? 

New Cuban Ecologies

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 05:00 PM

Screening of "Second Mother" and QA with filmmaker Anna Muylaert

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 06:30 PM

Brazil’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film

Solta a Língua - Feb. 26

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Bruno Perreau

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 12:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Paris attacks: an impromptu discussion

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 04:00 PM

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20
4PM IN 14E-304

Tom McEnaney 11/18

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 05:00 PM

The Art of Reception: Computing, Cryptography, and The Tape Recorder Novel In Latin America

East German photography and film at MIT Museum

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 07:00 PM

GSL faculty projects and commentary featured

Taming Tibet: Migration, Development, and Landscape Transformation

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 05:00 PM

Professor Emily Yeh speaks at MIT

Solta a Língua

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Screening with filmmaker, "No Mas Bebes"

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 05:30 PM

They came to have their babies. They went home sterilized.

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Takako Aikawa

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Edward Rhoads speaks on "China’s First Hundred, MIT’s First Eight: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81"

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 01:00 PM

Pictured: Kwong King Yang, Civil Engineering, MIT class of 1884

Syria and the Right to the Image

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 05:00 PM

Abounaddara is an anonymous collective of volunteer, self-taught artists whose practice is founded on the principle of emergency and an attitude of defiance

Enacting African-ness: Dutch Wax Cloth, 'Africa,' and 'the Global'

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 04:00 PM

Amah Edoh 10/8/15

disSOLVE Un-Conference to discuss inequality

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 01:30 PM

Come join a wide-ranging discussion of inequality featuring faculty and students from MIT and Harvard.

Getting from here to there...

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Professor Shigeru Miyagawa shares his story

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Haohsiang Liao

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 12:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Solta a Língua

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

On the Politics of Punk Media and Peru

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 05:00 PM

Shane Greene, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University

French film series at MIT

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 07:00 PM to Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 07:00 PM

Films in French, with English subtitles

Engage in things-Japanese at MIT!

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 05:00 PM

BUDDHISM AND SCIENCE

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM

Donald Lopez, University of Michigan, to speak May 4

Puppets In The Vanguard: Talk by Robert Herr

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM

"The Art and Politics of Mexico’s Post-Revolutionary Teatro Guiñol"

Latin American Film Series

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

Immigrant America: Presentation and discussion by film director Roy Germano

The Dancing Body of the State

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Thomas DeFrantz speaks 4/23/14 on "The Dancing Body of the State: Queer Social Dance, Political Leadership, and Black Popular Culture"

Solta a Língua

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 01:15 PM to 02:15 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Nós de Chita

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Celebrate the culture of Brazil!

Join us at the GSL Awards for Excellence Soirée

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM

 

Book launch

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 06:00 PM to Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Kevin McLellan's new book of poetry, Tributary (Barrow Street)

German Studies Excellence Award 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 05:00 PM

Award submissions due April 6. Award Ceremony on April 14.

Information Networks and Celebrity in Enlightenment France

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 04:00 PM to Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:30 PM

The Ideal Idol: Making Music with Hatsune Miku

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM

Jennifer Milioto Matsue, Union College

The Expediency of Culture

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

George Yúdice speaks 4/2/15 on "Cultural Studies and The Expediency of Culture, Rethought in Relation to Internet Platforms and Megadata"

French Law and Crimes against Humanity: The Crooked Path of Memory and Justice

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM

Richard J. Golsan to speak at MIT

Solta a Língua

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 01:15 PM to 02:15 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Joaquim de Melo Neto

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

"Community Bank as model for local empowerment: the case of Banco Palmas"

Media and Memory at the Vidéothèque de Paris

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 05:00 PM to Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Catherine Clark speaks at CMS Colloquium

ASL & Deaf Culture

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 05:30 PM to Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 05:30 PM

Discover Deaf culture and learn basic American Sign Language

The Best of European Short Film Festival

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Carles Ramió, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

2/24/15 - Lecture in Spanish on institutional crisis in Spain and Latin America

Solta a Língua

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 01:15 PM to 02:15 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Consuming Food, Producing Culture

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 09:00 AM to Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:45 AM

Past and present worlds of food and gender

Solta a Língua

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 01:15 PM to 02:15 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Modern War Gardens: Paradise Lost

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Photographer Lalage Snow to speak at MIT 11/18

Solta a Língua

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 01:15 PM to 02:15 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.
 

Mary Cassatt's Lamp

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 03:00 PM to 02:15 PM

Professor S. Hollis Clayson speaks on Cassatt's prints and the city of light...

Used Book Fair Oct. 17 and 20

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 08:45 AM to Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:45 AM

proceeds benefit Community Service Fund

Pillars of Brazil’s Musical Culture

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:00 PM to Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:00 AM

Info Session on IAP in Madrid

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM

Solta a Língua

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 01:15 PM to 02:15 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

European Short Film Festival

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 07:00 PM to Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 09:15 PM

a unique selection of recent short films from all over Europe

Capoeira presentation

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

with Mestrando Marquinho from Capoeira Gerais

SHONEN KNIFE: band members to speak at MIT panel discussion

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 04:00 PM to 10:15 AM

Panel discussion, Q&A and Meet-and-greet with the members of this legendary Japanese punk band.

Films on the Green at MIT

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 07:00 PM to Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 04:45 PM
Two-days of French films at MIT, Friday-Saturday, September 12-13

Far from Indochine

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 06:00 PM

The 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War's end will be in 2015. This exhibition presents three contemporary projects about Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam that engage with the myths and ideas that formed the backdrop of the war.

"This was Paris in 1970": The Amateur Photographer and the Archive

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 02:30 PM

GSL Professor Catherine Clark to give Sahin Lecture September 12

Global Borders Research Collaboration

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Paris Workshop, June 10-12, 2014

Writer-in-residence Kristof Magnusson

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 12:00 AM

April 28 and May 1, 2014: Events highlight the works of Kristof Magnusson

Music, Culture, and Transformation

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 12:00 AM to Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:00 AM

FEBRUARY 26-27, 2014: Live music and panel discussions - MIT/Harvard Cool Japan