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Speak French in Peace Corps

Author: Lauren Anderson

Bonjour ND French professors and friends!

Recruiter for Peace Corps and Notre Dame alum class of 2010, Meghan Costello, is hosting an online event Wednesday at 12pm CST that should be pretty interesting focusing on using French in the Peace Corps. They will be video conferencing with the Country Director of Peace Corps Guinea, along with Guinea's Director of Training and the Placement Officer and Country Desk officer supporting our programs there. 

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Mexican Tamales in From Texts to Table class

Author: Vanesa Miseres

On Monday, February 22, we had the visit of cook, Adriana Mojica Haslam, in the Spanish literature class From Texts to Table: Food, Literature, and Culture in Latin America.

Adriana cooks for the farm "Molten Family Orchards" in Benton Harbor, Michigan and writes on food for the magazine Edible Michiana. She came to the class to offer a demonstration in Spanish on how to prepare tamales (a long tradition in her own Mexican family) and brought tamales for the whole class! …

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