Polyglot Performances - the tradition of excellence continues
Save the date for the 7th Annual Polyglot Performances!
Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 4:30PM-8:30PM
Johnson Center Cinema, George Mason University, Fairfax Campus
Free & open to the public
Refreshments will be served during intermission
The 2014 Polyglot Performances, an International Week event, is a showcase of student performances celebrating linguistic diversity and multicultural understanding with performances in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish and Russian. The performances feature plays, songs, poetry, and the like performed by Mason students in these languages and directed by faculty members in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.
======PART I 4:30pm – 6:00pm======
Opening remarks by Dr. Marjorie Hall Haley, Professor and Director of Foreign Language Teacher Licensure in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University
Dr. Mónica Mulholland's workshop "The Educational Value of Drama Techniques in Language Learning"
"Mean Girls", the Best Short Film" at the 7th annual Korean Learning Students' Short Film Festival
Irish treble jig
German short film "Ein seltsamer Vorfall" [A Strange Occurrence], a work based on Franz Kafka's "Der Prozess [The Trial]"
Chinese songs and poems
======PART II 6:15pm - 8:30pm ======
Japanese play "Peach Boy"
French performances I: Poems, songs and music
French performances II: "L'avare" [The Miser], an adaptation of Moliere's play. Songs, poems, music and tam tam
Spanish song and dance
This year’s event also features an art exhibit with selected paintings by Nadia Duchelle.
This International Week event is presented by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages with financial support from the University Life Programming Committee.
For more information, contact Dr. Sufumi So, firstname.lastname@example.org
Polyglot Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/275553685954022
April 01, 2014