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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.

NEW THIS SEMESTER:
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.

EVENTS THIS WEEK:

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

TAVOLA ITALIANA:

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: ppucci@uvm.edu

GLOBAL VILLAGE COMMUNITY MEETING:

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RECEPTION:

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

ANONYMOUS 4:

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.

YouTube clip: www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EEb7gt7FIKs

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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