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Series of events commemorates bond between United States and France

Centre Francophone, Webster Film Series Host WWI Cine-Concert 'Wings'

April 04, 2017

One hundred years after the United States entered World War One, the French Embassy seeks to shed light on this momentous occasion through a series of events across the U.S. throughout 2017 as part of a yearlong program “How 1917 Changed the World." Join the Webster University Film Series & the Centre Francophone, and Cinema St. Louis for a special ciné-concert to commemorate the centennial.

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Students collaborated to create subtitles for the 1952 Austrian film, 'April 1st 2000.'

Cinema Meets Language Study in Vienna, St. Louis Interdisciplinary Collaboration

April 18, 2016

Students studying Austrian cinema through Webster Vienna had a challenge. Their peers in German language class in St. Louis had a solution. Faculty members Holger Lang and Paula Hanssen conceived two courses that allowed students to enroll at their local campus while working in close collaboration to achieve a shared interdisciplinary goal. Their work creating subtitles for the Austrian film “April 1st 2000” taught them about language, cultural identity and perceptions of historical events.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, vienna, international languages and cultures, german, film, faculty, global, school of communications, webster today

Pedagogical Faculty Workshop: Facilitating Dialogue Across Difference

November 16, 2015

Join filmmaker Arnd Wachter Nov. 19 for a pedagogical workshop about using the Crossing Borders Tool Kits and his three documentary films to help your students develop self-awareness, empathy, courage and communication skills to risk confronting issues of race, class and culture. Faculty and staff will gain access to the intercultural and the interracial dialogue tool kits and two year screening rights for all three films in the Crossing Border Film Trilogy.

tags: faculty, webster today, mcisa, international student affairs, diversity and inclusion, film