Author: Shawn Provencal

Treeless Mountain: Korean Language of the Month Film Discussion

Celebrate Korean language and culture with the Educational Resource Center and BU Libraries! Join the Korean Language of the Month film discussion on Friday, October 28 at 2:30pm ET for a discussion of Treeless Mountain—a 2008 Korean drama about two sisters who must look after one another when their mother leaves. Be sure to watch […]

Video Studio updated over Spring Break

This past week, CAS533B, also known as the Video Studio, was updated with new paint and carpet, as well as new glass whiteboard replacing the chalkboard.  These upgrades compliment the technology upgrades installed during the Spring of 2021.  Over the next few weeks, minor updates will continue, including adding sound absorbing panels to the walls. […]

New Film Acquisitions Fall 2021

Here is a list of newly acquired films from July 1, 2021 through January 18th, 2022. CH  8.656 King of the Children Hai zi wang CH  8.657 Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons Xi you: Xiang mo pian EN  8.667 Mulan Muln (2020 Disney) EN  8.670 Sacco and Vanzetti FR  8.823 Varda by Agnès […]

News for Fall 2021

Dear Colleagues: We welcome back all language faculty and graduate students and extend a special welcome to newcomers to BU! This message contains useful information regarding our services and support at the Geddes Language Center as everyone returns for on-campus learning. Please read it carefully and direct any questions to or to an individual […]

Film Showings in the Fall

We ask everyone to plan for Geddes to resume in-person film showings beginning in September.  While we were granted an exception to BU’s policy on streaming during LfA to allow for films to be digitized and posted on Blackboard, this will no longer be an option once we resume face to face teaching.  As such, […]

New Film Acquisitions FY2021

Here is a list of newly acquired films from July 1, 2020 through June 30th, 2021.   EN  8.644 Istanbul Unveiled EN  8.645 Coco EN  8.646 Holy Silence EN  8.648 The Sopranos Season 4 Sopranos Season 4 EN  8.649 The Italian Italian, The EN  8.650 Sinatra: All or Nothing at All All or Nothing at […]

Recent Film Acquisitions

Below are a list of films added to the Geddes Library between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019. Chinese: Lust Caution Timber Gang Oxhide Oxhide II Raised from Dust English: Dolores The Others Notorious Brooklyn The Adventures of Tintin Key Largo Gentleman’s Agreement Across the Pacific Letters from Iwo Jima The Good Shepherd Butch […]

Congratulations to Geddes Graduating Students

All of us here at Geddes (and I’m sure the instructors we serve as well) would like to thank our graduating student employees for all they’ve done for the Center over their time here. Whether it be greeting everyone with a smile, dealing with student emergencies, or being unfairly good at trivia, you’ve all contributed […]

Mark Lewis recognized with CAS 2019 Outstanding Service Award

On Thursday, April 25th, Mark Lewis, Director of the Geddes Language Center, was presented with this year’s BU College and Arts and Sciences Outstanding Service Award for Partnership for his invaluable work and service to the College by Daryl Healea, Assistant Dean of Academic Programs.