News & Events

Under the Algerian Sun Camus and Daoud

September 28th, 2015 in Lecture, Publication.

It’s the rare writer who can pick up where Albert Camus — master of midcentury philosophy and fiction — left off in the modern classic, The Outsider (formerly translated as The Stranger). But Kamel Daoud, an Algerian journalist and writer, has done just that in his new novel, The Meursault... More

The 2015 Annual Chinese Speech Contest

September 22nd, 2015 in Cultural Event, Social Event.

4:30pm-6:30 pm, October 29th in CGS 511, 871 Commonwealth Ave. The Chinese program at Boston University is proud to announce the 2015 Chinese Speech Contest. We invite all students whose native language is not Chinese and who are taking Chinese classes at BU to display their language skills in this good-spirited... More

Conversation with the Mayor of Dusseldorf

September 18th, 2015 in Cultural Event, Lecture.

Leading Cities From The Left The Initiative on Cities (IOC) is partnering with the Center for the Study of Europe at the Pardee School of Global Studies to host Leading Cities From The Left, a conversation with Mayor Thomas Geisel of Dusseldorf, Germany, on the challenges of leading a city from the... More

Pitoti. Digital Humanities at the Barbarian Rock-face: Proto-cinema and tribal modernism in the classical art of the ancient Alps

September 9th, 2015 in Lecture.

Dr. Frederick Baker (Cambridge University) Friday, September 18, 4-6pm 745 Commonwealth Avenue, School of Theology, Rm. 625 The Boston University Myth and Religion Study Group presents Dr. Frederick Baker of Cambridge University. He will present on his Pitoti project, Paleolithic rock carvings that he and his colleagues have studied with cameras under different... More

NEW: Language Learning at BU website

June 5th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Check out the new one-stop shopping site for information about language study here at BU. Find all the majors and minors that require language study, a list of all 28 languages taught at Boston University and so much more! Bookmark it now:

MLCL Students Place in National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest

May 22nd, 2015 in Celebration.

Heartiest congratulations to Victoria Cummings​ and Weronika Pasciak​, who placed in the National Post-Secondary Russian Essay Contest! Weronika received the Bronze Medal and Victoria placed as an Honorable Mention. Both students competed in the category of students who speak a Slavic language other than Russian. The Russian program is proud of Vika... More

First Korean Minors

May 19th, 2015 in Uncategorized.

MLCL is proud to present the first batch of Korean minors. Andy Eui-Hyung Lee (CAS), Deepa Patel  (SAR), Kristina Woolf (CAS), and Yichen Liu (COM), Congratulations! Photo: (Left to right)  Jungsoo Kim (Korean lecturer), Deepa Patel, Kristina Woolf, and Yoon Sun Yang (Assistant Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature).  

WORKSHOP: “Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writers in the Modern Age”

May 8th, 2015 in Workshop.

May 14, 9am-5pm 745 Commonwealth Ave. Room 636 Please join this exciting workshop, the coronation of several meetings of the BU Travel Literature Group, and learn about travel in Asia, the Middle East, the Atlantic world, and the world of literary imagination. PROGRAM Panel 1: 10-11 am "Travel, Adventure, and Self-fashioning: A Frenchman’s Journey to... More

Sarah Frederick Speaks at Anime Boston

April 24th, 2015 in Lecture.

Sarah Frederick organized a panel in the “Foundations of Anime” series of scholarly panels at the Anime Boston   convention. She was joined by two Japanese studies graduate students from Harvard, Andrew Campana and Caitlin Casiello, and BU undergraduate Claire Pozniak (Political Science, 2015), to talk about various aspects of Japanese... More

MLCL Open House Today!

April 13th, 2015 in Social Event.

Please join us on Monday April 13 for our Spring Open House! Learn about our Fall 2015 course offerings, along with how to major or minor in one of our exciting departments! Faculty will be on hand to answer questions too! The Open House is from 3-5pm in 745 Commonwealth... More