Gain cultural insight through Discovering Language Series

Gain cultural insight through Discovering Language Series

Published: September 7, 2012.

Lewis University will host a Discovering Language Series as part of the Fall 2012 Arts & Ideas Program. Events for the series will be held in AS-158 on the university’s main campus in Romeoville. Admission to all events is free.

The series will present the basic linguistic features of different languages representing a variety of global ethnic groups. Each language session will include: important language features; interesting cultural views and basic language expressions.

    Events for the series include:
  • Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. – Discovering German
  • Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. – Discovering Chinese
  • Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. – Discovering Russian
  • Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. – Discovering French

Lewis University students have the opportunity to earn minors in five languages including Spanish, Russian, Polish, Chinese and Arabic. Students can also participate in various multicultural events and activities through the Foreign Language Club and Multicultural Student Services.

The Discovering Language Series is being presented as a part of Lewis University’s Arts & Ideas Program, providing cultural and educational programming for students and the community. A portion of the Arts & Ideas events is sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. For additional information, please contact Dr. Michael Cunningham, Director of Arts & Ideas, at (815) 836-5385.

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally aware, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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