Students enrolled in upper-division courses in French, German, and Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages produce academic and creative work that showcases their increasing proficiency in their languages of choice. Here are examples of the ways students in Modern Languages make use of their language(s) in the classroom, on the Web, in front of the camera, and on the stage.
Acting French is designed to strengthen reading skills and oral command of the language through the study and performance of French plays. The spring 2011 students performed a modified version of Alfred Jarry's burlesque play, Ubu roi, and provided light musical entertainment in between acts.
French Composition and Stylistics
In this course, students explore a variety of expository techniques from description, narration, dialogue, portraits, to the writing of letters. This semester, students also wrote a collective story (a mystery) in which they worked sometimes individually, sometimes in pairs, and sometimes as a group to define, compose, and select the successive chapters composing the story.
Bilder, Bibel und Banditen
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Der Teufel liest auch Kleinanzeigen
Biedermann und die Brandstifter
Der gute Mensch von Sezuan
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Der kaukasische Kreidekreis
Al principio is student poetry journal published by the Epsilon Beta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honors Society. Written exclusively in Spanish, the journal gives students the opportunity to publish their creative work. We also welcome contributions from faculty and staff. Send poems to Dr. Miriam Echeverría.
The Comedy of Errors / La comedia de las equivocaciones
From August 3 until August 8th, 2017, Dr. David Navarro's students performed a bilingual adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. A recording of the complete performance is streamable below.
The Comedy of Errors Part 1
The Comedy of Errors Part 2
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