French Connections at UTK
Hosted by Pi Delta Phi
Monday, April 6 -- "Parlez-vous science?"
- 4:00 - 5:00 in the UC Shiloh Room: Panel of French scientists, professors, and researchers (Dr. Jessy Labbé, Dr. Gladys Alexandre, Dr. Hippolyte Grappe)
- 5:00 - 6:00 in the UC Shiloh Room: Research abroad: how to combine language and science
Tuesday, April 7 -- "Parlez-vous business?"
- 3:30 - 5:00 in the UC Shiloh Room: Panel of business professionals & entrepreneurs
- 5:15 - 6:15 in HBB 602: Presentation by Kathy Wood from Language and World Business on "Doing Business European Style"
Ms. Wood received her MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. from Tusculum College in Greeneville, TN. Prior to joining UT in 2006, she had extensive corporate experience with East Tennessee companies, serving as Vice President of Human Resources. Born in Germany, Ms. Wood is an avid traveler with considerable experience in France, Italy and the UK. She has entrepreneurial experience as the co-founder and CEO of a company offering small group tours in Europe.
Wednesday, April 8 -- "Parlez-vous culture?"
- 4:00 - 5:00 in the Hodges Mary Greer Room: Study abroad panel (France)
- 5:00 - 6:00 in the UC Shiloh Room: Presentation by Alexandre Durand, Attaché Culturel from the French Consulate in Atlanta and Knoxville's own Alliance Française
Thursday, April 9 -- "Parlez-vous Francophonie?"
- 3:30 - 4:30 in the Hodges Lindsay Auditorium: Mosaïque Française: Panel on Francophonie
Friday, April 10 -- "Parlez-vous cinéma?"
- 1:15 - 3:15 in the Hodges Lindsay Auditorium: Watch critically acclaimed Paris, je t'aime (2006)