Scheduled Events

Italy Today

The Harvard Italian Society is happy to invite you to “Italy Today”, a series of events that will be held at Harvard University during the first week of March.
Several speakers will discuss cultural, political and economic challenges facing Italy’s future.

When: March 3rd, 4th, 7th

Location: Harvard campus,Cambrigde MA (see flyer for specific locations)

Cost: Free

Flyer Italy Today_web
For more information, please visit the event’s website here


“The Life of Others”

The Northeastern University´s Department of Political Science cordially invites you all to the screening of the 2006 Academy Award winning German movie for Best Foreign Language Film “The Life of Others” (2006) . It is about East Germany´s secret police (Stasi) and its endless monitoring of people.

When: Thursday, March 13

Location: 108 West village G; 108 Parker street

Cost: Free
Time: 3pm-5pm

Lives of others_flyer


Oh God!

Israeli Stage presents the American Premiere of Anat Gov’s Oh God as its 2013-14 Season Premiere. In this witty, poignant and touching play, a psychotherapist named Ella, single mother of an autistic child, gets a visit from a new, desperate patient, God.

GOD: Will Lyman, Elliot Norton Award, IRNE Award and Best of Boston winner
ELLA: Maureen Keiller, IRNE Award winner

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Guy Ben-Aharon

When: Monday, March 17

Location: Curry, afterHours

Cost: Free
Time: 7:00 pm

Oh God flyer


MAIS OUI ! Francophonie party

Always fun and convivial, join us for this soirée organized by the Consulat Général de France and its French-speaking partners.
Featuring: DJ ASHO & DJ NICO & DJ KAMAL.
$10 donation suggested at the door entirely benefiting French Heritage, a language program addressing the needs of underserved new immigrants of French-speaking background in the Boston area.

When: Wednesday, March 19

Location: Royale, 279 Tremont St, Boston

Time: 9pm-2am

Cost: free

for more information please visit here


A Bulgarian Soirée

The French Cultural Center celebrates Bulgaria for its 2014 Francophonie Celebration!

The soirée begins by a folkloric dance performance by the ensemble Ludo Mlado. In the gallery, a one-night art exhibition by Bulgarian artist Nelly Tonchev will illustrate rituals and customs practiced throughout the Balkans. And to make this celebration complete, traditional Bulgarian appetizers provided by Find BG Food will be served while live music by Alex Stoyanov Trio will surely put you to dance!

When: Thursday, March 20

Location: French Cultural Center Boston, MA

Cost: members $15 ; Non-Members $20

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

For more information click here


Understanding China’s past, present and future

The Harvard Education Portal and HarvardX will host a discussion with Harvard Professor Peter K. Bol.

Learn more about how China has developed over time and deepen your worldview and global awareness.
Professor Bol will discuss the political dynamics that existed during China’s Tang dynasty. He will examine intellectual and religious trends, political culture, art and literature, and China’s economic and political transformation.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP

When: Monday, Apr 14

Location:Harvard Allston Education Portal Boston, MA

Cost: Free

Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm

For more information click here


Belmont World Film’s 13th Annual International Film Series

As part of its 13th annual international film series, Belmont World Film will present five French films:

Monday, March 10 at 7:30pm: Playing Dead, by Jean-Paul Salomé
Come enjoy the Fondue Party from 6pm to 7pm before the screening.There will also be a Questions&Answers Skype session with Jean-Paul Salomé after the movie.

Monday, March 24 at 7:30pm: Grigris, by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Monday, April 7 at 7:30pm: Imagine, by Andrzej Jakimowski
Monday, April 28 at 7:30pm: Rock the Casbah, by Laïla Marrakchi
Monday, May 5 at 7:30pm: The Gilded Cage, by Ruben Alves

The screenings are part of a series of eight internationally acclaimed films entitled “Home Is Where…,”.Eight films—including many New England premieres, as well as several countries’ submissions for best foreign film at this year’s Oscars—which have been culled from the world’s top film festivals from countries not known for filmmaking, such as Singapore, Chad, and Afghanistan, as well from more familiar countries, such as Brazil, France, Morocco, and Portugal.
For more information and to buy tickets for the screenings and for the Fondue, visit the Belmont World Film

Location: Studio Cinema 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont

For more information click here.


“Perceptions of Lusophony: identities, conceptions and stereotypes”

This conference aims to highlight key debates from the concepts of Lusophony and what it means to the Portuguese-speaking world. We will be celebrating cultures, identities, and diversity in the Portuguese-speaking world by tracing the roots of the Lusophone concept and discourse.Writers, academic researchers, scholars, teachers, students, community, and everyone who is interested in ideas and thoughts will create a memorable debate on the challenges of the Lusophone world.
This conference is also presenting the launch of the book “Ary dos Santos: A Voz da Resistência à Ditadura Salazarista”, by Cecília Amaral Figueiredo, following a workshop on “Teaching Portuguese through music and poetry”.
Fernando Beleza, a PH.D. candidate at UMass Dartmouth, will present the topic “Luso-Afro-Brazilian Cinema in the classroom: In Theory and Practice”.

When: April 25

Location: Ryan Lounge, McCormack Hall, 3rd floor ;100 Morrisey Blvd, Boston, MA
Cost: Free

Time: 10:00am-3:30 pm

For more information click here


Kenyan Cultural & Fashion Night

A Kenyan Cultural Night celebration, as part of the Boston Kenyan Festival happening on the 2014 Marathon weekend.Featuring Award Winning Gospel Artiste, Emmy Kosgei, RumbaAfrica ( Live Band), Kenyan Cultural Dance Group from Worcester, a Kenyan Fashion Show, Top ranking Dj’s and many more.All the way till 2am!

When: Saturday, Apr 19

Location: Sheraton Boston Hotel

Cost: 30$

Time: 8:00 PM-11:30 PM

For more information click here


  • Contact Information:


    World Languages Center

    617-373-3131
    wlc@neu.edu