Past Stories and Events

Dinner and a Movie - 1/12/18

CineArts Films at Peter White Public Library, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, presents "Child 44" on Friday, January 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room. This is a BYO Dinner Event.


After a friend’s son is found dead, a secret-police officer decides to investigate a series of child murders in Stalin-era Soviet Union where supposedly child murderers and serial killers don’t exist. The police officer gets demoted and exiled and, with the help of his wife, convinces his new boss that a serial killer is on the loose.


Introduced by Dr. Nell Kupper, Professor, French and Russian, NMU Department of Languages, Literatures, and International Studies. 2015. 137 minutes. Mystery thriller.  Rated R.

No admission charge. BYO dinner or refreshments.

Call 226-4309 or visit for more information.



World Languages Week

March 20-24, 2017


Monday, 3/20

Film screening: The Language You Cry In, 7pm, JXJ 1322

Tuesday, 3/21

French film: Les glaneurs et la glaneuse (The Gleaners and I), 7pm, JXJ 1322

Wednesday, 3/22

German film: Hannah Arendt, 7pm, JXJ 1322

Thursday, 3/23

Spanish film: Maquilapolis (City of Factories), 7pm, JXJ 1322

Friday, 3/24

World Languages Day, 11am-3pm, JXJ 1313

11:00-11:30 Study Abroad Opportunities at NMU

11:40-12:00 Planet Chat: Belgium

12:10-12:40 Career Exploration for Students of Languages, Literatures and International Studies

12:50-1:10 Planet Chat: Austria

1:20-1:50 Anishinaabemowin lesson

2:00-2:20 Planet Chat: Chile

2:30-3:00 Music from Around the World

Free and open to the public!

Sponsored by the Department of Languages, Literature and International Studies

Our thanks to Career Services, the International Programs Office, the Center for Native American Studies, and the Department of Music


World Languages Week

World Languages Week

World Languages Week


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Department Activities

There are many activities throughout the semester in the Department of Languages, Literatures and International Studies. Please click on the following links and learn more!


The German Club Visits Chicago

2012 Central American Youth Ambassador

SN312 Class to Chicago

Regions of France Showcase

French Baking Seminar

Argentine Folk Group Band Los Pinguos

2011 Central American Youth Ambassador

Movie Maker from New Mexico

Visitors from Honduras

German Author Susanne Schädlich

German-American Speaker Eberhard Fuhr

Northern Accents

Check out the Department of Languages, Literatures and International Studies, "Northern Accents".  Catch up on department activities, alumni updates, and more.

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