University of Arkansas at Monticello

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Foreign Language Club

The Foreign Language Club of UAM is open for all students wanting to learn about foreign languages and cultures. Members are NOT required to be enrolled in a Foreign Language Class, but to simply have an interest in Foreign Cultures. For more information or to join contact or come to one of our meetings. Some important points to keep in mind:

Requirements: Members are asked to participate in as many of the events as possible, but especially the meetings.

Dues: Membership dues are $2 per semester. Meetings are held at least once a month, sometimes more if there is an event or program happening. Dues may be paid to any Executive Member at a meeting or to our advisor.

The members of the Foreign Language club for the 2011-2012 school year are:

OFFICERS:

President- Minerve Jean-Francois

Vice President- Melissa Reed

Secretary/Treasurer- Alejandro Villeda

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FACULTY ADVISOR: Isabel Bacon

Club Projects and Activities

Some of the events in which the club participates or hosts:

Foreign Dance Festival

During the 2010 – 2011 school UAM hosted a festival to teach students the various traditional dances of other cultures. See some of the dances in the pictures below.

Dance lesson 

Dance Festival Dance Festival

Breton Dance of France by Elodie Macler.

  Tango of ArgentinaTango of ArgentinaTango of Argentina

Tango of Argentina by Gonzalo Espinosa.

Salsa of Mexico     Salsa of MexicoSalsa of Mexico

Salsa of Mexico by Anany Chacón Jean-François.

 

Spanish Film Nights

The Foreign Language Club hosts movie nights to show films from other countries with English subtitles for students’ and guests’ enjoyment.