Clubs and Organizations

Our many clubs and organizations provide social interactions for you to strengthen your language skills, deepen your cultural knowledge and build community.  Be a part of a lively community! We host and organize many extracurricular and co-curricular events each year.  Take a look!  

Upcoming Events

French Organizations

  • Attend regular film screenings in French at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
  • Sign up for Le Cercle français and find out about social and cultural events
  • Join us for a monthly Café français to eat French pastries and converse in French
  • Practice your language skills at the French Table at South Dining Hall
  • Attend French Mass in Malloy Hall

Italian Organizations

You will be part of a lively academic community. We host and organize many lectures, conferences, film screenings, social events, concerts, and cultural trips centered on Italian that take place each year. You can also join the student-run Italian Club.

  • Attend regular film screenings in Italian at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
  • Sign up for the Italian Newsletter and find out about social and cultural events
  • Join us for the Italian Coffee Hour or Yoga in Italian
  • Practice your language skills at the Italian Table 
  • Be a part of the Italian Club (trips to the opera or museums in Chicago, films, meals, soccer, and many other activities)

Many related events are also posted on the Center for Italian Studies website.

Portuguese Organizations

  • Practice your language skills at the Portuguese Table 
  • Be a part of the Portuguese Club

Spanish Organizations

  • Attend regular film screenings in Spanish at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
  • Engage in community service with Spanish-speakers through Spanish CBL events
  • Join us for Tertulia 
  • Practice your language skills at the Spanish Table 
  • Be a part of the Spanish Club

Romance Languages Week

Open to all! Annually, the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures plans a series of cultural events which will include faculty and student in all four languages: Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese. There are concerts, culinary events/food fair, religious services, a soccer tournament, trivia and other team games, film series, photo and talent contests.