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La Table Francaise

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch (*meal plan required) at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other...

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La Table Française, Fall Quarter '19

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Parlez-vous français? If so, come to the Table Française, held every Monday from noon-1pm at the ISRC section of the 1835...

Nov
14
2016

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Nov
21
2016

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Nov
28
2016

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Dec
1
2016

Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Jan
9
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Jan
19
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Le Ciné-club du Cercle Francophone présente : Les Triplettes de Belleville Le Ciné-club du Cercle Francophone a la grande...

Jan
23
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Jan
24
2017

Italy Study Abroad Info Session

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Please join us for the Annual Italy Study Abroad Open House! Light refreshments will be provided.

Jan
25
2017

Italy Study Abroad Info Session

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Please join us for the Annual Italy Study Abroad Open House! Light refreshments will be provided.

Jan
30
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Feb
6
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Feb
9
2017

Le Ciné Club: L'Atalante

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
17
2017

Jennifer E. Row Lecture

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Andromaque’s Queer Animacies: Temporality and Biopolitics On the Early Modern Stage a lecture by Jennifer E. Row, Assistant Professor of Romance...

Feb
20
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Feb
23
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
24
2017

Department Lecture Series

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

THE LAW OF THE NOVEL AND THE FORM OF HISTORY a lecture by ROBERTO DAINOTTO, Duke University From Richardson’s Pamela, “a victim...

Feb
27
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Mar
6
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Mar
9
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Mar
13
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Mar
27
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
3
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
5
2017

Undergraduate workshop in Italian: Amedeo Feniello

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

L'immagine dell'altro nel medioevo   A workshop, in Italian, with Amedeo Feniello, Istituto storico italiano per il Medioevo – Rome, Italy

Apr
10
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
13
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Apr
14
2017

Une Causerie avec Dominique Combe

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

"Ecritures migrantes" Une Causerie avec DOMINIQUE COMBE Professeur de littérature française et de théorie littéraire École normale supérieure - Paris le vendredi...

Apr
17
2017

Graduate Student Workshop

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

GENDER STUDIES & THE RESISTANCE OF TRANSLATION with Anne-Emmanuelle Berger, Distinguished Professor of French Literature and Gender Studies, Paris 8 University (Vincennes...

Apr
17
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
17
2017

Anne-Emmanuelle Berger lecture

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Anne-Emmanuelle Berger holds an “agrégation de Lettres modernes” (1981), a doctorate from the University of Paris VIII (613 pages, 1990),...

Apr
20
2017

Romance Language Major = Exciting Future!

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Waldron Student-Alumni Connections Program in Weinberg College

Spanish & Portuguese and French & Italian alumni share their stories and how their time studying language has helped their...

Apr
21
2017

Bachir Diagne lecture

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Bachir Diagne Professor | Columbia UniversityFrench-Rom Philology BA University of Sorbonne, Paris, France (1977)Ph.D. University of Sorbonne, Paris, France (1988) Souleymane Bachir...

Apr
24
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Apr
28
2017

Symposium on Chantal Ackerman's Cinema

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

2PM Camera Materna: Chantal Akerman’s Object RelationsLORI MARSO, Political Science, Union College Depression and Political WillBRIAN PRICE, Cinema Studies, University of...

May
1
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

May
4
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

May
8
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

May
9
2017

Une Causerie avec Driss Ksikes

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

"THÉÂTRE ET POLITIQUE" Une Causerie avec DRISS KSIKES le mardi 9 mai à midi et demi (12:30), Crowe 2-130 Le déjeuner sera servi.   Driss...

May
15
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

May
18
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

May
19
2017

Graduate Student workshop with Virginia Krause

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

BECOMING A WITCH Please contact the Department of French & Italian for a PDF of the accompanying reading, "Witchcraft, Demonology, and...

May
19
2017

Department Lecture: Virginia Krause

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The Department of FRENCH & ITALIAN Lecture Series presents: WHAT IS AN AUTHOR? RABELAISIAN AVATARS A lecture by Virginia A. Krause, Professor...

May
22
2017

La Table française

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Come and have lunch at the Table française, while also practicing your French language skills, meeting other French speakers, and...

Jun
1
2017

Le Ciné Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Oct
5
2017

Le Ciné Club (1 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Oct
26
2017

Le Ciné Club (2 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Le Ciné-Club The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If...

Nov
2
2017

The "Classical" Western

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

A workshop with Tom Conley, Harvard University Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and of Romance Languages...

Nov
3
2017

Maurice Blanchot: The Thought of Absence

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Annual Fall Conference Free and open to everyone.   Guest Lecturers: KEVIN BELL Penn State University CHRISTOPHE BIDENT Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, KEYNOTE JOHN BRENKMAN...

Nov
9
2017

Le Ciné Club (3 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Le Ciné-Club The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If...

Nov
30
2017

Le Ciné Club (4 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Le Ciné-Club The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If...

Jan
19
2018

Hakim Abderrezak Lecture

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

BURNING THE MEDITERRANEAN:Clandestine Crossings in Cinema and Literature a lecture by Hakim AbderrezakUniversity of Minnesota In his talk, Professor Hakim Abderrezak examines...

Jan
25
2018

Paris Program in Critical Theory info session

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Information session for: Paris Program in Critical Theory, Exchanges with ENS and Sciences Po, and Dual PhDs

Jan
25
2018

Le Ciné Club (1 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
8
2018

Le Ciné Club (2 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
19
2018

Skandalon: Parabolic Epistemology in Dante and Giotto

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

DR. AMBROGIO CAMOZZI PISTOJA is Keith Sykes Research Fellow in Italian Studies at Pembroke College (Cambridge) and Affiliated Lecturer in...

Feb
23
2018

Graduate Student Workshop with Antoine Traisnel

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

ANATOMY OF FICTION (Cuvier, Hawthorne, Darwin) a graduate student workshop with ANTOINE TRAISNEL, University of Michigan. This chapter examines the influence of...

Feb
23
2018

Department Lecture Series: Antoine Traisnel

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Department Lecture Series: Antoine Traisnel THE STOCK IMAGE: MUYBRIDGE, MAREY, AND THE BIOPOLITICS OF CAPTURE In the age of mass slaughter and...

Mar
1
2018

Le Ciné Club (3 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Mar
15
2018

Le Ciné Club (4 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Apr
13
2018

Leo Bersani lecture

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

FORCE IN PROGRESS: How might we move beyond a personal, psychological notion of subjectivity toward a view of the subject...

Apr
16
2018

Food as Activism in Contemporary Public Art

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

A lecture with MARGHERITA D’AYALA VALVA, Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer Chair at Northwestern University and Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary...

Apr
17
2018

Hélène Merlin-Kajman Lecture

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Le département de français et d’italien présente Transmettre la littérature: problèmes et enjeux HELENE MERLIN-KAJMAN Professeure de littérature française à l’Université de...

Apr
26
2018

Workshop with Phillip Warnell

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

a screening and discussion ofOUTLANDISH: STRANGE FOREIGN BODIES(UK 2009, 35mm on digital, color, 20 min. French with English subtitles)Philosopher and...

May
31
2018

Adam Phillips lecture

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Adam Phillips is a British psychotherapist and essayist. Since 2003 he has been the general editor of the new Penguin...

Jun
1
2018

Leo Bersani - Adam Phillips Conversation

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Leo Bersani is an American literary theorist and Professor Emeritus of French at the University of California, Berkeley. He was...

Sep
24
2018

French Validation of Language Proficiency

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

If you are an incoming or transfer student who intends to register for a French course (either to satisfy the...

Oct
17
2018

Hubert Haddad: Conversations with the Author

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies and Dialogues: French and the Global Humanities working group. HUBERT HADDAD is a...

Oct
18
2018

Ciné Club (FQ18 1of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Nov
1
2018

Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Global Learning Office

Come to the 2018 Study Abroad Fair to learn more about all undergraduate study abroad opportunities at Northwestern! Speak directly...

Nov
1
2018

Ciné Club (FQ18 2 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Nov
9
2018

After ’68: Art, Thought and Cinema

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The French & Italian Department Annual Fall Conference The focus of this international and interdisciplinary conference will not so much be...

Nov
15
2018

Ciné Club (FQ18 3 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Dec
6
2018

Ciné Club (FQ18 4 of 4)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Jan
22
2019

Tavola Italiana

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Informal conversation in Italian

Jan
24
2019

Le Ciné Club 1 of 4

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Jan
31
2019

Italian Film Series 1 of 3

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

One Hundred Steps (I CENTO PASSI)By Marco Tullio Giordana (2000)

Feb
6
2019

Paris Program in Critical Theory Info. Meeting

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON:•PARIS PROGRAM IN CRITICAL THEORY•DUAL PHDS•GRADUATE EXCHANGE PROGRAMS WITH SCIENCES PO AND ENS

Feb
7
2019

Le Ciné Club 2 of 4

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
13
2019

Tavola Italiana

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Informal conversation in Italian

Feb
20
2019

Italian Film Series 2 of 3

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

La Mafia Uccide Solo D’Estate (The Mafia Kills Only In Summer)By Poerfrancesco Diliberto (2013)

Feb
21
2019

Le Ciné Club 3 of 4

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Feb
22
2019

Winter Department Lecture- Katherine Ibbett

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Winter Department Lecture- Katherine Ibbett, University of Oxford In this talk Dr Ibbett will think through accounts of river navigation from...

Feb
25
2019

Tavola Italiana

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Informal conversation in Italian

Mar
6
2019

Italian Film Series 3 of 3

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Gomorrah By Matteo Garrone (2008)

Mar
8
2019

Tavola Italiana

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Informal conversation in Italian

Mar
14
2019

Le Ciné Club 4 of 4

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Apr
16
2019

Tavola Italiana [1 of 4]

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Join us for informal conversations in Italian!   SPRING QUARTER 2019: Tuesday, April 16, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Monday, April 29, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Friday, May...

Apr
18
2019

Ciné Club [1 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Apr
29
2019

Tavola Italiana [2 of 4]

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Join us for informal conversations in Italian!   SPRING QUARTER 2019: Tuesday, April 16, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Monday, April 29, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Friday, May...

May
2
2019

Ciné Club [2 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

May
17
2019

Tavola Italiana [3 of 4]

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Join us for informal conversations in Italian!   SPRING QUARTER 2019: Tuesday, April 16, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Monday, April 29, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Friday, May...

May
21
2019

Maria Christina Iuli Lecture

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Maria Cristina Iuli is a professor of American Literature and American Studies at Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli, Italy, where...

May
23
2019

Ciné Club [3 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

May
29
2019

Tavola Italiana [4 of 4]

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Join us for informal conversations in Italian!   SPRING QUARTER 2019: Tuesday, April 16, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Monday, April 29, 4pm, Crowe 2-130 Friday, May...

Jun
6
2019

Ciné Club [4 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Oct
14
2019

Tavola Italiana [1 of 3]

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Please join students and faculty for informal conversation in Italian. Fall Quarter 2019: Mon. 10/14/19 4:00pm Kresge Third Space, 2305 Fri. 11/1/19 3:00pm...

Oct
17
2019

Ciné Club [1 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Oct
31
2019

Ciné Club [2 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

Nov
1
2019

Tavola Italiana [2 of 3]

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Please join students and faculty for informal conversation in Italian. Fall Quarter 2019: Mon. 10/14/19 4:00pm Kresge Third Space, 2305 Fri. 11/1/19 3:00pm...

Nov
14
2019

Ciné Club [3 of 4]

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

The department's ciné-club screens three to four free movies per quarter, followed by a short discussion with refreshments. If you...

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