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Clément Baloup & Justin Wadlow: Public Lecture & Milner Exhibit

Thanks to our generous co-sponsors: Milner Library, the Harold K. Sage Foundation, the Departments of English, History, and Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, and MECCPAC (A Dean of Students Diversity Initiative), the French Section is proud to welcome Franco-Vietnamese Cartoonist, Clément Baloup, and Art Historian, Justin Wadlow, to our campus March 16-20. Baloup and Wadlow will be visiting classes, leading workshops, and providing guided tours of the Milner Exhibit: “Clément Baloup: The Colors of Exile.” Their public lectures will take place in STV 101 on Wednesday, March 18 from 7:00-8:30 pm with a reception to follow on the 6th Floor of Milner Library. Wadlow’s lecture is titled “Clément Baloup: Shapes and Colors of Exile” and will be followed by Baloup’s talk, “Drawing As an Act of Resistance.” The public lectures and Milner Exhibit, located on the 6th floor, are free and open to the public. Baloup’s public lecture is part of the 2015 Spring Speaker Series of Illinois State University.


European Studies Symposium to be held in April

euro studiesThe European Studies Symposium will gather together a group of speakers from different academic disciplines and institutions.  Their presentations will address the significance of Europe, its past and present, its parts and the whole, as an academic enterprise of particular merit.  The speakers will define the academic foundations and reflect the disciplinary range of European Studies. For more information about the symposium, go to the page at

French Film Series for Students in French classes

French Film Series Spring 2015 FlyerThe French section continues its French film series during the Spring 15 semester for French majors and minors and students who are currently taking French classes.  Films are shown in STV 101 at 7pm on February 11, March 4 and April 8.

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