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Albright College Offers Several World Affairs Events

by Albright College

Oct 22, 2019
World Cultures

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.

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