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French Artists Remember Colleagues Slain In Charlie Hebdo Attack

The terrorist killings at the office of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo aroused France and prompted an outpouring of sympathy here in the U.S. Franco Vietnamese cartoonist Clement Baloup and French Art historian Justin Wadlow had worked extensively with several of the victims in the extremist killings. Wadlow and Baloup recently came to ISU as part of the Presidential Speaker series. They talked about the importance of political cartooning and Baloup recalled their fallen colleagues in this conversation with GLT’s Charlie Schlenker. Go to


FIESTA LATINA – April 17, 2015 from 7-11pm

Please join the1975034_1557164591222434_7674312048052878246_n SPANISH CLUB for a cultural event as we celebrate our end of the year. The evening will entail live music by “Grupo  Bembé” from Indianapolis and DJ LEX!
* Refreshment will be served
*  Location:  The Brown Ballroom at the Bone Student Center
* Admission:  $10 tickets. Children 10 years and under $5 entrance (with parent/guardian).
* Tickets can be purchased at any Spanish Club meeting held on Tuesdays at 5:30-6:30pm in Stevenson 229 or you can contact Francisco Rodríguez  at Marinelly Castillo at – Stevenson Hall 203F – or call at 309-438-7984.Tickets will also be sold at the door.

LAN professor interviewed for NPR Radiolab

quixoteLAN Professor and Chairperson Bruce Burningham was recently interviewed for the NPR science program Radiolab.  “Is our obsession with blurring the boundaries of reality a new thing? Or has it always been there? Everybody’s heard of the book Don Quixote, but we had no idea how totally insane, and how stirringly modern, Miguel Cervante’s masterpiece really was. It’s a story within a story within a story that beat Seinfeld to the punch by more than 400 years.”

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