"Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can; there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did."
— Sarah Caldwell, Conductor - Metropolitan Opera

Partner Events

May 18, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies (REEES) Research Program
May 25, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Buffett Institute for Global Affairs
June 1, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

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NU students in South Africa, credit IPD
A sit-down meal in Berlin, credit IPD
NU students play games in Tanzania, credit IPD
Delegation from Uganda visits campus, credit IPD
Just able to fit everyone! in Uganda, credit IPD
Professor and students discuss on the grass, credit IPD
The 2012 Global Health Research Symposium at NU, credit IPD
Chinese language professors and students eat together, credit IPD
Students and locals attend meet together in Rajasthan India, credit IPD
A friendly soccer match, credit IPD

Check out this great new initiative on campus to help increase foreign language proficiency!

About GLI Spring Events

For up-to-date locations and times for events, see our PlantitPurple page.


Find details about the series and its films here.

Special Events: 

Artist in Residence:

The Global Languages Initiative and the Kaplan Institute are co-sponsoring this quarter’s Artist in Residence, Marco Nereo Rotelli. Marco Rotelli was born in Venice where he graduated with a degree in architecture in 1982. He has done extensive research on the relationship between light and poetry. In 2000, he founded Art Project, a group of young artists and architects, directed by Elena Lombardi, working on urban installation projects. He currently works and resides in Milan and Paris.

Visit him in Kresge 1-410 to meet him and see him at work!

Artist-in-Residence Reception:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Kresge 1-401 at 4:30 pm.
6 pm: laser projection against the façade of Deering Library. Eight poets including Reginald Gibbons and Parneshia Jones will read poems accompanied by music. A very long scroll will be unfurled and students will be invited to write poems on the scroll as the artist paints on it.

Regular Language Events:

French Table on Mondays at noon, 1835  Ave.
German Kaffeestunde on Wednesdays. Check their department calendar for up-to-date details.
Japanese Language Table on Tuesdays 3:30p.m.-4:30p.m. in Kresge Hall 4-350 (Starts the second week of the quarter.)
Spanish Table on Wednesdays at noon, 1835 Hinman Ave.
Hebrew Table on Wednesdays at 12:15 to 1:30 in Allison in the private room off of the Shepard Dining Hall

 Past GLI Events