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Department of World Languages


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All events related to our department (not including student clubs) are organized below. These events are for current USF students only unless stated otherwise.

Spring 2023 Events

april 19-21

Annual Conference of the Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies: “Freedom in Ancient Greek History, Literature, and Philosophy” This event is hosted by the Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies and the Department of Philosophy, University of South Florida.

This interdisciplinary conference will explore the scope and role of freedom in ancient Greek society and culture, as well as discussions of related topics in ancient Greek political, ethical, psychological, and metaphysical theories.
Seating is limited, please register early

March 20

Table française #2: Vive Le Quebec!

Have you ever wondered what Québec is really like? Have you ever wanted to visit French Canada but don't know what to expect? Have you ever wanted to try authentic Québécois food and listen to real Québécois music? Look no further than our "Table française #2", which will take place on Monday, March 20th, from 12:00-1:00pm! Come and see what Québec has to offer with this exciting event.

March 16

North American Computational Linguistics Open Competition (NACLO)
The Invitational Round will take place on March 16, 2023. Please go to our USF NACLO page for more information.

march 9-10

25th biennial Southeast Conference for Languages, Literatures, and Film

USF and Western Carolina University will host the 25th biennial Southeast Conference for Languages, Literatures, and Film (SCFLLF). For 40 years, the conference has been a venue that brings together scholars from a variety of fields in the Humanities. This year the conference will be taking place in Asheville, North Carolina. Dr. Richard Langston (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) will present the keynote address.

february 27

Mind Your Words IX - Pido la Palabra IX

The Hispanic/Latino section of the World Languages Department and the Spanish Graduate Student Association cordially invite you to our ninth edition of Mind your Words. The event will take place on February 27, 2023 at 5:00pm in Cooper Hall 464.

february 21

La Table Française - Mardi Gras!

Come chat about the French Culture! Inclusive to all levels. There will be games and food!

February 21

Tweet Me to Prison: Protest, Social Media, Free Speech and Autocracy Today

David E. Hoffman is a contributing editor and member of the editorial board of The Washington Post. He was previously assistant managing editor, foreign editor, Jerusalem correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, and White House correspondent. 

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About World Languages News & Events

Department of World Languages students, alumni, and faculty can submit news of accomplishments and events for our News section. We welcome announcements of publications, works presented, jobs procured, awards garnered, scholarships awarded, graduate school placements, and upcoming events.