Upcoming: Global Language Awareness Week (March 23rd-25th)

Upcoming Events

Bianca Abbate, Editor-in-Chief

The Department of Global Languages, Literatures and Perspectives looks forward to its third annual Global Language Awareness Week. The department will host virtual events from March 23 to March 25. Read below for more information.

Tuesday March 23 2021

Register for a talk on foreign languages and career opportunities with Bill Nolte here.

Wednesday March 24, 2021

Join us for cultural presentations. More information on these talks (including times and topics) will be updated on this page at a later date. If you are interested in giving a 10-15 minute presentation about a piece of your culture, contact Bianca Abbate (abbateb2@lasalle.edu).

10:00 AM        “Ruins in my Way: How Romans work around an ancient city”

                        Dr. Susan Dixon 
Join here.

11:00 AM        “The Italian Region That Doesn’t Exist..”

                        Prof. Colavita 
Join here.

1:00 PM          “Russian Study Abroad”

                        Bianca Abbate

Join here.

3:30 PM          Explorer Cafe: Hispanic, Latino, Latinx? What Does It All Mean? 

Dr. Ossa and Yazmin Herrera Galan

Registration Required

5:00 PM          “Cooking Tapas with Vicki”

                        Dr. Ketz  

Join here.

Thursday March 25, 2021

12:30 PM        “Leadership and Global Understanding” – Learn more about the minor

                        Dr. Miguel Glatzer 
Join here.

2:00 PM          “Impressionism to Modernism: French Paintings at the Philadelphia Museum Of Art”

                        Brother Leonard Marsh

Join here.

Full Presentation Schedule and Other Resources

Wednesday March 24, 2021

TimeCountryPresentation Title
10:00 am      Italy“Ruins in my Way: How Romans work  around an ancient city” Dr. Susan Dixon 
**LIVE** Join URL: https://lasalle.zoom.us/j/86872817290   
10:30 am10 Fun Facts about Italy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1D8Adbk8m4Guided Tour of the Vatican https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeTNusuDBg4
11:00 am“The Italian Region That Doesn’t Exist…” Prof. Annamaria Colavita 
**LIVE** Join URL: https://lasalle.zoom.us/j/87156362171
11:30 amVerona https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rn1QRl7bTvMWine Making https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au5gHe6Z9Uo
12:00 pm   Japan Anime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhPR-qWBaqoFlower Origami https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWsL-_pgmTcHow to Roll Your Own Sushi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40MiH9-FQ5wJapanese Art https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytjhcZwjxGgFun Facts about Japan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URDXZSJZ2MEJapanese Street Fashion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JpVNjY7PWk
1:00 pm   Russia“Russian Study Abroad” Bianca Abbate**LIVE** Join URL: https://lasalle.zoom.us/j/88946659811
1:15 pmDr. Barbara Allen’s Dramatic Reading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXSdEvecLD0&feature=youtu.be
1:30 pmSt. Petersburg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-7M1R3I5scWinter Palace https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4ysav25I3g
2:00 pm GermanyFun Facts about Germany https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F8iHPqiUuYWalking Tour of Heidelberg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOdWJxJ4Tr8Black Forest Tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOUqNnd0wUo  
3:00pmLatin AmericaCosta Rica’s Biodiversity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-CbbmsNvx4
3:30 pmExplorer Cafe: Hispanic, Latino, Latinx? What Does It All Mean? Dr. Ossa and Yazmin Herrera Galan**LIVE** Registration Required
4:30 pmHispanic CountriesArgentine Tango https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXhQNRsH3uc  Leather working Marroquineria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMMYs_Eo6P010 Places to visit in Ecuador https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nry1SO45RT4La Tomatina (World’s Largest Food Fight) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYfNs9_Lpa4The Fallas of Valencia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb7g-eqeDLg
5:00 pmSpain“Cooking Tapas with Vicki”Dr. Ketz  **LIVE** Join URL: https://lasalle.zoom.us/j/85863745421

Thursday March 25, 2021

12:30 pm    “Leadership and Global Understanding”Dr. Miguel Glatzer Student Panel
**LIVE** Join URL: https://lasalle.zoom.us/j/81277264867 
1:30 pm  FranceFun Facts about France https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGDcDICQswgMont St. Michel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PhFkGI9_-YChateaux of the Loire River Valley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS9ANdUpTuQ
2:00 pm“Impressionism to Modernism: French Paintings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art”Brother Leonard Marsh**LIVE** Join URL: https://lasalle.zoom.us/j/81383240715

The Department is also seeking school-wide participation. You can join in on the celebration of foreign languages by contributing to our collaborative, global song playlist here or by submitting pictures abroad here. The photos will be featured on the Collegian website at a later date.

For more information about Global Language Awareness Week, please contact Department Chair Victoria Ketz via email (ketz@lasalle.edu).


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