Global Gram: Week of Jan 23

23 Jan


Welcome back! Hope the first week of classes went well. It’s a busy second week of the semester in the Global Village.

Sarah Leidinger will be writing for the Global Village blog while studying abroad in Oaxaca this semester. Exciting!
Please check out her first post here.


Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: TAVOLA ITALIANA: Join in for informal Italian conversation hour! Meet at the tables between the Marche and Alice’s Cafe. 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.. For more information contact:


Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Description: GLOBAL VILLAGE COMMUNITY MEETING: Community meeting and Passport Class overview. 5:30 p.m., L/L A-161.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012


Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Description: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RECEPTION: Welcome event for the Spring international students. Refreshments will be served. Free! 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. , L/L Fireplace Lounge.

GERMAN FILM – Young Goethe in Love:

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Description: GERMAN FILM – Young Goethe in Love: Welcome and information event for those interested in a German House next year. Showing the film Young Goethe in Love.

Synopsis: After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he’s sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.

Film will be shown in German with English subtitles.

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., L/L B-102.

Friday, January 27, 2012


Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Description: ANONYMOUS 4: It is our honor to present Anonymous 4, one of the most respected and revered female a Capella vocal ensembles in the world, for the third time on our series. Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, Anonymous 4 combines musical, literary, and historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition, creating ingeniously designed programs. To mark their 25th year together, Anonymous 4 has developed a truly unique and very special concert program, ANTHOLOGY 25. It features ancient, traditional and modern works from each of their 19 prizewinning, chart-topping harmonia mundi CDs, in one, two, three and four voices, including 11th century plainchant, richly harmonic English conductus, spicy French motets of the 13th century, exotic 15th-century Hungarian polyphony, 19th-century shape note hymns, and contemporary works.

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Location: UVM Music Building Recital Hall, 384 South Prospect Street

Time: January 27, 2012 7:30 pm

Limited number of FREE TICKETS (normally $35.00). Stop by the Living/Learning Director’s Office (205 Commons) to pick up a ticket while supplies last. Office hours: 8 a.m- 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

*Passport students can use this event for the Passport class.
**The Lane Series requests that you arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled show time so that the performance can start on time.


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