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Upcoming Events

Arabic Chat Cafe

Join us at the Arabic Chat Cafe on Tuesday, February 27!

Room: POD247

Time: 1-2 PM

French Conversation Table for Winter 2024.

NOTE: There will be an additional session on March 19th as part of our Cooltural event series. Please check back for details.

Spanish Conversation Table for Winter 2024

Join our Spanish Conversation Tables held in Winter 2024!

NOTE: Our March 19th session will be part of our Cooltural event series. Please check back for an updated time and room location.

Cooltural 2024

Save the date and join us for Cooltural 2024! Event details will be updated at

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Language Tables Celebration on November 27, 2023.

Please join us for an afternoon of conversation and food to celebrate the French and Spanish Tables and the LIRCU.

Date: Monday, November 27, 2023

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Arts Lounge POD349

Hosted by Dr. Ndeye Ba from the department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and the LIR Course Union, this event is an opportunity to practice your French and Spanish conversation skills while enjoying food, checking out LIRCU merch, meeting new people, and mingling with professors. All are welcome!

The event is kindly sponsored by the Faculty of Arts.

Note: The French Table and Spanish Table were originally scheduled for different times on November 27. Both will now be held during this event.

French Conversation Table for Fall 2023.

Upcoming Conferences

Colloque international bilingue :

La francité : une mosaïque d’emblèmes esthétiques et culturels

Franciskums: estētisko un kultūras emblēmu mozaīka

Appel à contributions pour un colloque international bilingue à Riga, en Lettonie, 25 et 26 avril 2024, organisé conjointement par l’Institut de littérature, de folklore et d'art (Université de Lettonie), le Département des langues, littératures et cultures (Université Métropolitaine de Toronto) et le laboratoire 3L.AM - Langues, Littératures, Linguistique des Universités d’Angers et du Mans.

 (PDF file) Téléchargez ici l'appel à contributions complet.