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Tuesday, May 17, Weill Hall, Green Music Center, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., SYRCE Symposium Spring 2016. Student presentations from the Arts & Humanities Second Year Research and Creative Experience courses.

German FLTA Presents "The EU in World Politics" Tuesday, May 3, Bennett Valley Room, Student Center, 7:00 p.m., "The EU in World Politics." German Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Jonas Richter of the University of Wuppertal in Germany will present his final talk at SSU. The presentation and discussion are open to the entire campus. For more information on the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant program and Jonas Richter, visit http://sonoma.edu/workplace/2016/04/26/jonas.

Call for Phi Beta Delta Nominations

SSU’s honor society for international scholars, is seeking nominations for its 2016 new members. Deadline is April 21, 2016. Contact Michaela Grobbel, michaela.grobbel@sonoma.edu for details.

Tutoring times and locations (as updated)

Currently enrolled students can check here for the availability of their assigned class tutor.

French Language Certificate for Wine Business

Students interested in pursuing studies in Wine Business might also consider pursuing the French Language Certificate for Wine Business. Contact Prof. Suzanne Toczyski, suzanne.toczyski@sonoma.edu for details.

Global Learning Experience for Freshmen

Our department offers a Freshman Learning Community in Humanities that focuses on International Education. The Global Learning Experience (MLL 161A/B) provides important GE units toward graduation, the ability to learn another language and, if desired, preparation for Study Abroad.

Masters in Spanish

A Master of Arts in Spanish is offered as a summer program through The School of Extended Education. The Priority Application deadline is in March.

Special Major: German Cultural Studies

A new Special Major in German Cultural Studies is being offered through the Interdisciplinary Studies program at SSU.
For more information contact Professor Michaela Grobbel at 664-2637, or michaela.grobbel@sonoma.edu.

The programs and courses of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures make accessible to students the languages, literatures, and cultures of France and the Francophone world, Germany and other German-speaking countries, and Spain and Latin America.


Felicitations! Herzlichen Gl√ľckwunsch! ¬°Felicidades!

On behalf of the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, I would like to congratulate our students graduating in 2016! We wish you well in all your future endeavors.
- Christine Renaudin, Chair, Modern Languages & Literatures