Events - Intercultural Corner

Kichwa: Language, Gastronomy & Culture of the Ecuadorian Amazon

Friday, October 29th at 4 PM

Art Lecture Hall 218 

Our presenters Doris Castillo and Giacomo Rubini will give a live presentation from Ecuador. They will immerse us in the Language, Gastronomy and Culture of Kichwa communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Learn about the characteristics of the Kichwa language, its relationship to Quechua, and about the connection of the language to people’s life. Doris will give us a tour to “Maytu” restaurant in Quito, a cultural project to promote appreciation of the gastronomy of Kichwas. The experience will include a traditional Kichwa drink and small bites.

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Meet Lorenzo Parola from Italy, multilingual member at IWU

Wednesday, October 6th at 4 PM

CLA 303 (new LRC)

Join us to learn about Italian language and culture, and about the language learning trajectory of our speaker. Event will be in English with the opportunity to practice Italian, French, Japanese, and Spanish!

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Meet Your French Tutor: Pierre Le Pautremat

Friday, September 17th at 4 PM

CLA 303 (new LRC)

Join us to practice some French and learn about Nantes! All levels welcome. Pierre will give a short presentation in French with visual aids. Event will last approximately 45mins. Bring your laptop for a fun game at the end!

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