Fall 2019 Events

One Day We Arrived in Japan 

Brazil Movie Series - Movie Screening

An intimate epic spanning 10 years and 10,000 miles, One Day We Arrived in Japan reveals how people’s dreams and expectations stand up to a grueling new reality on the other side of the world.  Three Brazilian families leave their homeland in pursuit of a better life in Japan – what will happen to each of them?  Over the past 25 years, hundreds of thousands of Brazilians of Japanese descent have gone to Japan.  This unique documentary brings to light the gripping personal stories behind a major transnational phenomenon. Filmed in Brazil and Japan from 2006 to 2015. (USA). In Portuguese and Japanese, with English subtitles.

The directors Aaron Litvin and Ana Paula Hirano will host and Q&A after the screening. Brazilian refreshments will be served. 

When? September 19  6:30PM

Where? Alumni Room

For more information, contact: Professor Vargas da Costa,

Poster Movie Screening

Spanish Language Table 

Spanish Language Table is back! We are meeting every other Thursday at the  Dining Commons (McCarthy Center), 5:30-6:30pm. This semester we have new hosts, guests, delicious recipes (Gracias, Sodexo!), and a lot to learn together. All levels of Spanish are welcome. So, keep calm and practica Español! Take a look at our schedule below and save the dates:

October 10th - Special Guest Marc Repass (Spanish Major)

October 24th 

November 7th - Special Guest Professor Mirari Elcoro (Psychology)

November 21st 

December 5th - Special Guests - World Languages Faculty

Spanish Language Table is possible thanks to the collaboration between the Department of World Languages and the Dining Services. For students, faculty and staff not on a meal plan, please RSVP contacting Everton Vargas da Costa:

Poster Spanish Language TablePoster Spanish Language Table

Framingham State University ASL Program 2019-2020

  • Welcome Back
  • Welcome new students
  • Meet our ASL program faculty team
  • Our Programs Goals/Expectations
  • Empowerment Learning Experiences
  • Community/Students Accountable
  • Set up New ASL CLUB

When: Sept 10, 2019 Time: 6:30PM to 8PM

Where: McCarthy Center Faculty/Staff dining area (a bit past Dunkin Donuts)

100 State Street Framingham, Ma 1701-9101 

We encourage you all to come, you all will know more about your future and develop good networking system with your colleagues.

Accepted Student Receptions (4/2 & 4/9, Sat)

The Department of World Languages' Accepted Student Reception will be held on April 2nd, and April 9th. Faculty from the department will be there to answer your questions and help you make the decision to come to FSU!


Past Events

What Can I Do with a Major/Minor in World Languages? (3/7 & 3/10)

The Department of World Languages is organizing two sessions next week to discuss career advantages and job placement for students interested in a Major/Minor in World Languages. Faculty members will be present to answer questions and provide brochures with info. 

Please stop by at any of the times below: 

  • Monday, March 7th from 1:30-2:20 
  • Thursday, March 10th, from 4:30-5:20

We will have pizza + beverages!