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RL DEPT. SPONSORED LANGUAGE CONVERSATION GROUPS: FALL 2016

Spanish Language Circle: Mondays 5-6pm
Mills International Center (2nd floor of EMU)
contact: Paula Ellister (ellister@uoregon.edu)
Please join us for conversation, food, and libation!  All levels welcome.

 

CercleFrancaisCercle Français: Mondays 6-7pm
Mills International Center (2nd floor of EMU)
contact: Thiago Castro (tpc@uoregon.edu)
Come practice your French with some nice discussion, games and fun. All levels are warmly invited.  Emmenez un(e) ami(e)! 


Serata Italiana:
 Thursdays 6-7pm
Espresso Roma Cafe, E 13th Street next to Starbucks
contact: Nadia Ceccacci (ceccacci@uoregon.edu)
Please join students, teachers, and community members for lively conversation in Italian. Good cheer, great company, and excellent Italian practice!!!  See you soon! A presto!


Bate-Papo Brasil:
 Thursdays 6-7 pm
Espresso Roma (E 13th Ave).
contact: Iago Bojczuk (iagob@uoregon.edu)
Weekly Portuguese language conversation group open to anyone who wants to meet new people and practice their Portuguese! Conversation group is lead by UO faculty in a very fun and informal setting!
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MILLS INTERNATIONAL CENTER LANGUAGE  CONVERSATION GROUPS: FALL 2016

Language Circles: Mondays 5-7pm
Mills International  Center (2nd floor of EMU)
contact: mills@uoregon.edu

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COMPLEMENTARY DEPARTMENTS AND PROGRAMS:

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies
Comparative Literature Program  313 Villard Hall    (541.346.0934)
Ethnic Studies Department  201 McKenzie Hall    (541.346.0900)
European Studies Program 918 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall    (541.346.4402)
International Studies Program 175 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall    (541.346.5051)
Latin American Studies Department 175 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall     (541.346.5051)
Medieval Studies Program 837 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall     (541.346.3930)
Women’s and Gender Studies Program 315 Hendricks Hall    (541.346.5529)
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RELATED STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:

International Student Association EMU, Room M148    (541.346.4387)
MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán) EMU basement, Suite 30    (541.346.3508)
Seatle Spanish Cultural Program Spring 2010

SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR ALL STUDENTS:

Academic Learning Services 68 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall    (541.346.3226)
Career
 Center
 220 Hendricks Hall    (541.346.3235)
Counseling and Testing Center  201 Health & Counseling Bldg    (541.346.3227)
Disability Services 164 Oregon Hall    (541.346.1155)
Multicultural Center EMU basement, Suite 33    (541.346.4207)
Office of Multicultural Academic Support 164 Oregon Hall    (541.346.3479)
Yamada Language Center– 121 Pacific Hall    (541.346.4011)
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INTERNATIONAL STUDY AND WORK OPPORTUNITIES:

Study Abroad Programs 330 Oregon Hall     (541.346.3207)
IE3 Global Internships 330 Oregon Hall     (541.346.3207)
National Student Exchange 364 Oregon Hall    (541.346.3211) Andrew Wahlstrom, NSE Coordinator

Cultural Ambassador Program in Spain
The Ministry of Education of Spain (MEPSYD) offers over 1,200 openings for U.S. and Canadian Language & Culture Assistants (“CULTURAL AMBASSADORS”) in Spain, for the 2017-2018 school year.  The positions are offered in Spain’s equivalent the K-12 school system of public education.  This program is a great for recent graduates.
Details on the application for the 2017-2018 academic year should be posted on the program website in January 2017. If you have questions after you have looked at the website above, contact Gina Herrmann at gah@uoregon.edu or Ana García de Jalón: spnrectr@u.washington.edu.

Teaching Assistant Program in France

This program is coordinated by the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., and offers 1,500 positions for native English speakers with a demonstrated knowledge of French, to teach in France and its overseas department, and/or assist French teachers with English classes for a period of 6 to 9 months. The positions are offered in middle schools and high schools (“primaire,” “collèges,” and “lycées”). This is an excellent opportunity for graduating seniors with interest and/or experience in education and prior experience abroad. It is open to any US citizens or permanent residents under 29 years of age with a demonstrated knowledge of French (not just majors or minors). The department of Romance Language does not administer the program, but simply offers guidance to interested students, gives information and advice on the application process and the program itself, to the best of our knowledge.
If you are a senior and if you are interested in applying, please read and fill the application from the website: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/teach-in-france

Teaching Assistant Program in Northern Italy
(Lombardia or Piemonte).
This program offers positions for native English speakers with a demonstrated knowledge of Italian, to assist Italian high-school teachers with English classes for a period of 3 to 9 months. This is an excellent opportunity for graduating seniors with interest and/or experience in education and prior experience abroad. It is open to UO graduates who are US citizens or permanent residents, usually within 18 months of graduation, with a demonstrated knowledge of Italian (not just majors or minors).
Each year for the past several years we have sent 3 or 4 students on this internship. Many sign up for a second year, and you can contact current or former program participants to hear about their experience. The department of Romance Languages does not administer the program, but the Italian sector is required to rank the applicants on the basis of several factors (including language ability, teaching experience, maturity and professionalism). Italian faculty offer guidance to interested students, information and advice on the application process and the program itself. If you are a senior and if you are interested in applying, please read the website for the SITE program in Lombardy: http://siteprogram.pacioli.net/
The requirements for the Piemonte program are very similar but the application process is less formal. Typically the on-campus deadline is 1 March, and the formal application deadline is 15 March. If you have questions after you have looked at the URL above, contact Gina Psaki at rpsaki@uoregon.edu.



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