Department Events

Politics of Architecture in Contemporary Argentine Cinema

Tue, 2018-10-09 12:27

A lecture by Dr. Amanda Holmes (McGill University). Details TBA.

2nd Annual Indigenous Art Exhibition

Mon, 2018-09-24 10:19

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.

La passion du livre-objet : trois grands classiques du 19ème siècle illustrés par Benjamin Lacombe

Mon, 2018-03-12 19:07

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!

13th German Day Celebration

Wed, 2018-03-07 11:29

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

Mon, 2018-02-26 15:44

 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

 

ÉVÈNEMENT SPÉCIAL - DÉPARTEMENT DES LANGUES VIVANTES

Wed, 2018-02-14 09:48

Thème:  De l'école à l'image:  littérature et identités africaines à l'épreuve de l'Occident. 

 

 

SYNOPSIS: 

 

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

Foreign Film Night - Honig Im Kopf

Wed, 2018-01-31 10:13

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.

Foreign Film Night

Fri, 2018-01-19 10:01

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.

Study Abroad Student Xperiences

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:23

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 Concert

Wed, 2017-10-04 13:57

 

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

Thu, 2017-09-21 15:06

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.

Exhibition of Indigenous Art

Wed, 2017-08-30 14:18

Opening Reception October 12 at 5:00pm 

McNeil  Gallery, Schwartz School of Business 

AN EXHIBITION OF INDIGENOUS ART

by  

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

12th Annual German Day at St.FX

Mon, 2017-03-20 14:30

"Experience German" 

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.

CEO of BMW comes to StFX on March 16, 2016

Wed, 2017-02-08 18:35

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.

Molière Special Event

Tue, 2017-01-17 11:31

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.

Molière Special Event

Tue, 2017-01-17 11:23

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.

Robert Hardt CEO of SIEMENS Canada

Thu, 2016-12-08 14:43

How are trends such as digitalization and disruptive technologies shaping the business landscape in Canada and globally?  Why does diversity play a vital role in cultivating this culture of innovation?  How can today's students be empowered to become tomorrow's top talents?  

 

Location:  Schwartz Auditorium

Foreign Film Night

Mon, 2016-11-07 15:54

The Department of Modern Languages presents Foreign Film Night.  

"The story concerns a mother with a sometimes-violent teenage son, struggling to control his behavior in a hypothetical future in which parents have the legal option to commit troubled youth to public hospitals."

In French with English sub-titles.

TRAILER LINK

Xavier Dolan interviewed by Wendy Mesley, CBC

OceanPath Fellowship Information Session

Thu, 2016-11-03 11:21

MacDonell Room, Markin Global Complex (Coady West) 104

  1. Are you under 30 years of age and about to graduate at McGill, uOttawa, Queen’s or StFX? *
  2. Do you have an innovative idea to strengthen a community that you’re connected with?
  3. Would you like Coady Institute support to help you do it?

The OceanPath Fellowship provides year-long experiential learning opportunities for graduating students to foster positive social change in Canada and around the world.