Grand Opening: October 23 at 5:15 p.m. McNeil Gallery - Schwartz School
Featuring the work of Indigenous artists: Jay Bell Redbird, David Brooks, Gordon Fiddler, Loretta Gould, Darren Julian, Alan Syliboy, Halina Stopyra.
Presented by: Friends United, StFX German Society, Rolf Bouman, StFX Art Gallery & St. Francis Xavier University
The Department of Modern Languages invites you to attend a Foreign Film Night on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:00 PM in SCHW330.
We will present Juste la fin du monde (Grand Prix, Festival de Cannes 2016), by Canadian director Xavier Dolan, in French with English subtitles.
Casting: Gaspard Ulliel, Nathalie Baye, Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux.
STORIES TO BE TOLD
• Dr.Kathrin Misera-Lang, German Consul General, Montreal
• Chief Stephen Augustine,Associate Vice President, Cape Breton University, Indigenous Affairs Unama’ki College
• Nangula Taimi Itembu, StFX Alumna, Harvard University
• Jay Bell Redbird,Indigenous Artist Friends United & Redbird Gallery
The Department of Modern Languages is showing the German Film
ALMANYA- WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND
A film about immigration and the question: “Where is home?”
On February 5th at 6:30pm in Schwartz 330
Everyone is welcome
A lecture by Dr. Amanda Holmes (McGill University). Details TBA.
The German Society, Friends United, and The Gallery proudly present the 2nd Annual Indigenous Art Exhibition at St.FX.
On October 16 at 5:15pm you are invited to the opening of our exhibition.
The exhibition will be featuring the work of Jay Bell Redbird and Halina Stopyra as well as some of their collaborations.
Addresses by Dr.Kent MacDonald, president of Saint Francis Xavier University, Marlis Lade, German coordinator and a smudging ceremony conducted by Kerry Prosper,Pak’tnkek First Nation will begin at 5:30pm.
Refreshments to follow.
Dr. Isabelle Baugé (Department of Modern Languages) will present French artist Benjamin Lacombe's illustrated editions of three 19th-century novels (Hugo's Notre-Dame-de-Paris, Mérimée's Carmen and Carroll's Alice in Wonderland).
The evening will be an opportunity to talk about literature, architecture, cinema (Peter Greenaway, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Tim Burton), opera...
We will also discuss the importance of the book as object in the digital age and the role of the senses in the reading process.
Open to everyone!
All re welcome to our 13th German day celebration on March 23, at 3pm at Dennis Hall, Coady West.
“FOOTPRINTS” from Germany to Canada.
Guest speakers from Ottawa, Halifax and StFX, student’s presentations, Video about our Germany trip, German cakes.
Spring Convocation will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Charles V. Keating Centre and you are cordially invited to participate in the many events associated with this memorable weekend! If you can't be here in person, join us online for the celebration as it will be broadcast online starting at 9:00 am ADT (morning ceremony) and 3:00 pm ADT (afternoon ceremony).
For more information please visit www.stfx.ca/student-life/convocation/spring-convocation
Thème: De l'école à l'image: littérature et identités africaines à l'épreuve de l'Occident.
Depuis ses origines, la littérature africaine d’expressions étrangères s’est toujours
intéressée aux questions d’identité. Elle aborde souvent ces questions à travers le
thème de l’école occidentale arrivée en Afrique avec la colonisation. Aujourd’hui, un
autre thème semble remplacer l’école dans ces questions d’identité : il s’agit des
The Department of Modern Languages presents Foreign Film Night - Honig Im Kopf. A very special adventure between a 10 year old girl and her grandfather, a 70 year old Alzheimer's patient, on their way to Italy. In German with English subtitles.
The Department of Modern Languages presents Foreign Film Night. Honig Im Kopf (Head Full of Honey) - A very special adventure between a 10 year old girl and her grandfather, a 70 year old Alzheimer's patient, on their way to Italy. In German with English subtitles.
The Modern Languages Department would like to invite you to a session with five of our students who had the experience of a Study Abroad Student Xperience on Thursday, November 16th in Immaculata 202 at 6 p.m. Erica Harper and Sandra Petrovic attended the Universidad de Granada, Spain; Matthew Trnkus was at UNAM, Mexico City; Jack Bowness and Beatriz Guzman Barrera at Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico. Please come join us to hear about their Xperiences.
She Sings As She Flies - Revisiting the Helen Creighton Song Collection - a new vocal and visual exploration of the richness, diversity and complex history behind this unique folksong collection will be held on October 27th at 7:00 p.m in the Immaculata Auditorium on the StFX campus. Featuring Patchwork (Mary Jane Lamond & Laurel MacDonald) with special guests.
She Sings as She Flies • Revisiting the Helen Creighton Song Collection was conceived by Mary
CETA the Canadian European Trade Agreement came into effect September 21, 2017 - a historic moment.
On October 25, 2017 we will have the pleasure to welcome Karsten Mecklenburg, First Counsellor, Head of Trade and Economic Section - Delegation of the European Union to Canada for a talk in the Auditorium at the Schwartz School of Business at 7pm, hosted by the German Society,
the Frank McKenna Center for Leadership and the Brian Mulroney Institute of Public Governance.
Opening Reception October 12 at 5:00pm
McNeil Gallery, Schwartz School of Business
AN EXHIBITION OF INDIGENOUS ART
David Brooks, Chelsea Brooks, Loretta Gould, Amanda and Darren Julian, Lorne Julien and Jay Bell Redbird
from the collection of Rolf Bouman. Presented by the StFX German Society and the StFX Art Gallery
Our 12th German day will present interesting guest speakers and presentations, including the German Embassy in Ottawa, the director of Symphony Nova Scotia as well as the students from the German courses.
At the end of the week we will send out a detailed program.
German cake and coffee will be served during the intermission.
Everyone is welcomed.
The CEO of BMW, Hans Blesse will be on campus on March 16, 2017 at 7pm in the Schwartz Auditorium.
His talk will be about the future of mobility, its importance and the outcome so far.
The Department of Modern Languages presents Foreign Film Series Molière Special Event, Wednesday February 1st and February 8th from 7 p.m to 9 p.m in 1072 Physical Science Centre in French with English subtitles.
The Department of Modern Languages presents Foreign Film Series Molière Special Event in French with English subtitles, Wednesday February 1st and February 8th from 7 - 9 pm in the Physical Science Centre 1072.