Book Launch

Congratulations to Dr. Alexandra Tsedryk and Dr. Christine Doe (Faculty of Education) for the launch of their collective book The Description, Measurement and Pedagogy of Words!


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Dr. Christine Doe and Dr. Alexandra Tsedryk

Dec. 4, 2019

Chinese Mid Autumn Celebration 2019

Students, Faculty and Staff gathered on September 19 to celebrate Mid Autumn. They enjoyed traditional mooncakes, fruits and Chinese tea, and participated in a paper folding workshop under the supervision of Dr. Ping Lu, our Mandarin Professor. All had a great time sharing and learning!

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Dr. Ping Lu with her Mandarin class students.

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Student Highlights:

Congratulations to 2019-2020 Prize Winners!

List of 2019-2020 Modern Languages Department award winners.
Although we could not have an in-person event this year, due to Covid 19 restrictions, you are all most deserving!

Faculty Highlights:

  • Dr. Juliette Valcke describes tackling the question of medieval influences on francophone Canadian literature through our Modern Language department. You can read the full story here.
  • Dr. François-Xavier Eygun, along with Arnaud Decroix, reviewed the nineteenth century gold rush as a inspiration for adventure novels on CBC. You can listen to the entire segment here.
  • Dr. Larry Steele hosts a radio show called “Trois Beaux Canards”, featuring Francophone music, on CKDU 88.1 FM, every Thursday from 7 to 8 pm. Listen online live or in archives at: Facebook site: Trois Beaux Canards
  • Prof. Olivia Montalvo March talks about Distance Courses in Spanish.




Past Highlights:


MODL Awards night 2017 – Congrats to our students!

2017 Modern Languages Awards Night Collage

Félicitations à Morrigan MacLean,
Récipiendaire du Prix de l’Alliance française d’Halifax 2017 !

2017 Modern Languages Awards Night Winners


Congratulations to our graduates – Majors of French, Spring Convocation 2016:

Amy M. Chisholm, Kristen Renée D’Entremont, Brittany Kendell, Amanda C. Lajo, Lydia D. Lawless, Vanessa M. MacDonald, Peter Nicks, Alex W. Sweeney

Modern Languages 2016 Convocation graduates

Congratulations to all students of French, Spanish and Mandarin of 2015-2016 Award Ceremony!

Congratulaitons to our best students of French, Spanish and Mandarin of 2014-2015 academic year!