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  • Italian movies on the occasion of the Week of Italian Language and Culture

    13. október 2014

    felliniThe students´ association Marco Polo, the Italian department at the University of Iceland, in cooperation with the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, present Italian movie nights in October and November as part of the Week of Italian Language and Culture.

    16 October 2014 La classe operaia va in paradiso (1971)
    Director: E. Petri, starring Gian Maria Volonté and Mariangela Melato.
    30 October 2014 8 ½ (1963)
    Director: F. Fellini, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Claudia Cardinale.
    6 November 2014 Mamma Roma (1962)
    Director: P. P. Pasolini, starring Anna Magnani and Ettore Garofolo.
    20 November 2014 Le conseguenze dell’amore (2004)
    Director: P. Sorrentino, starring Toni Servillo and Olivia Magnani.
    27 November 2014 Gomorra (2008)
    Director: M. Garrone, starring Toni Servillo and Gianfelice Imparato.

    The films are screened in original version with English subtitles. The screenings will take place in room 101 in Oddi at the University of Iceland, at 19:30 on each night. Admission is free and all are welcome.

    This year´s Italian movie nights are dedicated to Gian Maria Volonté and Marcello Mastroianni, and organized with support from the Italian Embassy in Oslo.

    See poster.

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  • Date a Language at the University of Iceland

    10. október 2014

    Café LinguaOver 80 people attended the Date a Language event yesterday at the lively Stúdentakjallarinn venue at the University of Iceland. There, Icelandic students studying the various languages taught at the University of Icealnd and exchange students from all over the worlds studying Icelandic found counterparts to practice their preferred languages and make new friends.  

    This event, hopefully the first of a long series, was organized by students and instructors in The Department of Foreign Languages and Icelandic as a Second Language, along with The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, The Icelandic Village at the University of Iceland and Café Lingua of Reykjavik City Library.

    Click here to see photos taken on this occasion.

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  • Do you want to date a language?

    06. október 2014

    University of IcelandDo you want to meet someone who can speak fluently the language you are studying or share your native language with someone who is trying to master it? Students and instructors in The Department of Foreign Languages and Icelandic as a Second Language, along with The Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, The Icelandic Village and Café Lingua of Reykjavik City Library invite you to a ‘happy hour’ at Stúdentakjallarinn. Everyone who is interested in sharing and learning languages is welcome.

    When: Thursday 9 October at 16:30-18:00

    Where: Stúdentakjallarinn at the University of Iceland

    All possible languages

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