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Solta a Língua

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

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

2017 Isabelle de Courtivron Writing Prize

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:45 AM
 
Global Studies and Languages is pleased to announce the winners of the Isabelle de Courtivron Prize for 2017: Mira Partha and Sefa Adzo Yakpo.
 

 

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

February / March BABEL

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Babel Newsletter 3.31.2017

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

Reinterpreting Gropius: New Architecture for the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 05:30 PM to Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:30 PM
 
Talk by Volker Staab, principal of Staab Architects, Berlin; respondent: Annemarie Jaeggi, Director of Bauhaus Archive, Berlin, 7 - 8:30 pm, Long Lounge (7-429), following the reception in Wolk Gallery.

China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 06:00 PM

Maihaugan Gallery exhibit examines Chinese students at MIT

February 10, 2017 - November 30, 2017

December / January BABEL

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Babel Newsletter 1.31.2017

MIT Students Learn Spanish in Madrid over IAP

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 03:00 PM

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize 2017 seeks submissions of student writing

Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 01:00 PM

Deadline February 17, 2017

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.

Oct / Nov News Update

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 04:30 PM

Babel Newsletter 11.29.2016

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

Uncompromising: The Dirty Snow that Refuses to Melt

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Over 100 pack MIT auditorium to hear Avant Garde Writer Can Xue

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

September News Update

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 04:30 PM

Babel Newsletter 9.26.2016

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!

GSL CI-H subjects

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Global Studies and Languages CI-H subjects for Fall 2016

June News Update

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 04:30 PM

Babel Newsletter 6.8.2016

April-May News Update

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 04:30 PM

Babel Newsletter 5.19.2016

Early Modern Theatre Practices & the Digital Archive

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 09:00 AM

The Comédie-Française Registers Project (1680-1793)

Feral Technologies and Multispecies Dumps

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Seminar at international Anthropocene Campus, Berlin, with Bettina Stoetzer

MIT to offer Korean

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:15 AM

Classes starting this fall

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)

GSL student awards

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 02:45 PM
 
Every year GSL recognizes and celebrates undergraduates who demonstrate excellence in global languages and cross-cultural understanding. The GSL Excellence Awards and Isabelle de Courtivron Writing Prize recipients were recognized at the Awards for Excellence Soirée on Monday, April 25. The German Studies Excellence Award Ceremony was held on Thursday, April 28.

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

Writing prize winners announced

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 08:30 AM

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize

Oriented

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 07:00 PM

feature documentary of three gay palestinian friends

Local High School Students Visit MIT

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 05:45 PM to Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 02:45 PM

Discuss the study of German with MIT students

March News Update

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 04:30 PM to Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 09:30 AM

Babel Newsletter 3.24.16

Solta a Língua - Mar. 18

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 01:00 PM

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Dissolve Inequality: Concert

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 02:15 PM

MIT undergrad wins scholarship

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 09:45 AM

Virginia Adams to go to China for the summer to study Mandarin!

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

February News Update

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 04:30 PM

Babel Newsletter 2.26.16

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

January news update

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 03:00 PM

Babel Newsletter 1.21.16

December news update

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 04:30 PM

Babel Newsletter 12.18.15

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize 2016 seeks submissions of student writing

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 01:00 PM

Deadline February 18, 2016

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

GSL announces new Cantonese class

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 12:00 PM

Pilot program to teach beginning-level Cantonese in IAP

Alum wins diversity award

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Miyagawa's research featured in award-winning radio program

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Bird song and understanding human language

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

Research by GSLers featured

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 01:15 PM

Babel Newsletter 11.2.15

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.

Nilma Dominique hosts Book Festival event

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 11:15 AM to Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 11:15 AM

The Vigor of Brazilian Literature

GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series - Takako Aikawa

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00 PM

GSLers present research in informal setting

Miyagawa presents his 'Visualizing Cultures' MOOC to Japan Prize Jury

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:45 AM

Miyagawa discusses his experiences with “Visualizing Japan,” which was selected as a finalist for the Japan Prize, a prestigious international prize for educational media.

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 Conference' discusses inequality

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 03:00 PM

200 people convene for lively discussion

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.

Global Borders Research Collaborative hosts meeting of New England Pacific Consortium

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 09:30 AM

Meeting focused on digital research and teaching in Asian American Studies

Nilma Dominique discusses "non-verbal signs"

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:30 AM

new article published

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.

Japanese proficiency test to be hosted by MIT

Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 09:00 AM

On the Politics of Punk Media and Peru

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 05:00 PM

Shane Greene, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University

Call for applications:

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 08:45 AM

One hundred outstanding graduate students as well as actors from culture, society, and the arts selected from an international pool of applicants will be given the opportunity to critically engage in this collaborative learning space.

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

'Visualizing Japan' named finalist for Japan Prize

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 04:00 PM

Online course taught by John Dower and Shigeru Miyagawa of MIT and Andy Gordon of Harvard

Aikawa awarded grant for research

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 02:30 PM

Spend IAP in Paris! A tutored immersion in the cultural life of Paris

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 02:15 PM

Application deadline October 6th!

New faculty

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:45 AM

Bettina Stoetzer

Conference on technology and language instruction

Monday, August 17, 2015 - 09:30 AM

GSLers present experiences

Tiffany Amariuta a winner of "Many Languages, One World" contest

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 09:30 AM

Presents in Russian, to the Global Youth Forum on Multilingualism: Many Languages, One World 2015

Condry and Teng assume new roles

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 02:00 PM

Teng named head of GSL and Condry embarks on new research

Reflections on Chinese Language Teaching and Technology

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:15 AM

Two hundred Chinese language educators from across the globe hold successful conference at MIT

International Conference on Internet Chinese Education to meet at MIT

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 09:15 AM to Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 09:15 AM

GSL hosts training

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 02:45 PM to Friday, May 29, 2015 - 02:45 PM

OPI Workshop for language instructors

May 2015 newsletter

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 02:15 PM

Babel Newsletter 5.11.15

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"

Q&A with Bruno Perreau by Stanford Humanities Center.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 11:45 AM

Perreau’s research investigates the relationship between national identity in France and fears of homosexuality and gay parenthood.

Boston Globe article...

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Panel with Killer Mike moderated by Ian Condry

Primate communication and human language

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 12:15 PM
Noam Chomsky and Shigeru Miyagawa interviewed on nature.com podcast

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!

GSL announces prize winners

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 09:00 AM

Recognizing academic excellence among undergraduates

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"

Human language evolution

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 11:15 AM

Article in Frontiers in Psychology by Miyagawa and Nóbrega

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

New Cynthia Reed Chair in French Studies and Language

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 11:15 AM

Bruno Perreau to be inaugural holder of the Cynthia Reed Chair

Connecting Language Learners Around the World

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Takako Aikawa and three collaborators awarded MISTI Hayashi Seed Fund for project "Connecting Language Learners Around the World: The Curriculum & Evaluation of JaJan"

The political economy of “marriage for all”

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 01:15 PM

Brunu Perreau publishes new article in journal. This article shows that the French government and opponents of “marriage for all” shared the same depoliticized register of discourse.

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize seeks submissions of student writing

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 01:00 PM

Deadline February 17, 2015

Solta a Língua

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

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

Flipping a classroom enhances student and faculty experience

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 12:00 PM

MIT News profiles Shigeru Miyagawa's Visualizing Japan

GSLers present research

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Babel Newsletter 11.24.14

Cultura português

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 11:15 AM

MIT students learn about Portuguese culture

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

Apply by Oct. 10 for January Scholars in France!

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 02:00 PM

Visit Paris during IAP!

Ian Condry to speak at Columbia

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 06:00 PM

The future of media: through Japanese popular culture

GSL in the news: Professor Ian Condry

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 04:30 PM

Quoted in Huffington Post article on Japanese pop phenomenon

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

Capoeira comes to MIT

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Brazilian martial arts form shown to MIT students

Solta a Língua

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

Come practice your Portuguese speaking skills in a relaxing setting.

'Cultura' focus on Asian languages

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:45 AM

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

Punk and the Post-Socialist Condition

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:15 AM

Paloma Duong to present paper at "Bodies-in-transit" conference

Q & A with legendary Japanese punk band Shonen Knife

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 08:45 AM

Naoko, Ritsuko, and Emi discuss the band's history and their influences

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.

News Roundup

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Babel Newsletter 9/19/14

L'adoption internationale est-elle en voie de disparition?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 09:15 AM

The End of International Adoption?: Interview with Bruneau Perreau in Alternatives Economiques

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

9,000 register for 'Visualizing Japan' online course

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 09:00 AM

...with over 1,000 postings by learners in the first three days!

New faces

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM

GSL welcomes new instructors for fall 2014!

Condry Participates in Media Mix

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Ian Condry participated in the University of Tokyo's Media Mix summer program.

Where my grandfather grew up

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:45 AM

Chandler Schlupf, ‘14, 2014 GSL Award for Excellence winner, reports on her trip to Portugal.

Global Borders Research Collaboration

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Paris Workshop, June 10-12, 2014

Professor Elizabeth Garrels to retire after 35 years at MIT

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, dedicated professor, lifelong learner

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

They are excellent!

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 07:00 PM

GSL recognizes top language students, winners of the de Courtivron Writing Prize, and January Scholars in France participants...

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

We explored the sights, sounds, tastes of Paris

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 02:30 PM

January Scholars in France during IAP 2014