Reading, PA – Albright College’s World Languages and Cultures department will host several events Oct. 24 through Nov. 7 in Klein Lecture Hall, to celebrate World Affairs and French week. Free and open events include:
“The Festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain: Beyond the bull(s)”
Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Visiting Spanish instructor Sofia Sánchez Moreno will focus on the history and controversy associated with this famous festival.
“Rebellious youth in contemporary Tunisia”
Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Celebrating French week, visiting instructor Amal Kebaïer will offer insight into Tunisia, post-Arab Spring uprising, and the challenges facing the area’s youth.
“The French-speaking world through film”
Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
Associate French professor Arcana Albright, Ph.D., highlights singer Edith Piaf’s journey to French vocal fame, through a screening of “La Mome” (La Vie en Rose).
“Yellow vests: protests and France”
Nov. 7 at 4 p.m.
History professor Guillaume de Syon, Ph.D., will discuss fuel tax protests that rocked France over the past year.