Dr. Emilia Sorensen is the new International Center Coordinator at CFCC

Dr. Emilia Sorensen, a Philosophy Instructor in the Humanities Department, has been appointed the new coordinator of the International Center at CFCC.

Siegfried and Louise Goodman International Center

 




Kate Santhuff is Full-Time Communication Instructor and Faculty Advisor to Phi Theta Kappa

This fall Kate Santhuff returns to the Humanities Department in a full-time capacity as a Communication Instructor, and she is also the new faculty advisor to Phi Theta Kappa at CFCC.

Phi Theta Kappa at CFCC

 




Deutsch Macht Spaβ!

German is Fun!

Check out the new bulletin board promoting German language classes at CFCC.  Frau Shin’s students updated this board on the 3rd floor of the A building.




Kaffeeklatsch (German discussion group) at CFCC

This group of German speakers meets weekly at CFCC and is led by Frau Shin, CFCC’s German Instructor.  See the poster for details:




Free Showing of “The Mask You Live In,” Thursday, March 1 at 2:00 pm at CFCC

The CFCC Feminist Alliance is showing The Mask You Live In followed by a panel discussion this Thursday, March 1 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in U170 (Union Station Building).  The Humanities Department’s German Instructor, Yuna Shin, is the faculty advisor for the CFCC Feminist Alliance.

This movie explores American masculinity and its effects on both individuals and society.  The panelists are CFCC faculty members from a variety of academic disciplines.




Yuna Shin, German Instructor, Takes Part in Showing and Discussion Panel on “Hidden Figures” Feb. 21

Event Details:

Who: Nixon Minority Male Leaders Center

What: Movie & A Message

When:

  • WednesdayFebruary 21st, 2018 – “Hidden Figures”

    • Leeanne Quattrucci – Panelist

    • Charrise Hart – Panelist

    • Jackie Olive – Panelist

    • Lori Harris – Panelist

    • Yuna Shin – Panelist

    • Judge  Robin Wicks Robinson – Panelist

    • Lynore Young – Panelist

Where: Union Station Building (502 n Front st) – Auditorium Room 170

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm




New Student PRIDE Club meets Feb. 15, Ms. Ericka Myers is the Faculty Advisor

The CFCC PRIDE Club will hold its first meeting Feb. 15.  All are welcome.  Communication Instructor Ericka Myers is the club advisor.  See below for details:

 

Student LGBTQIA Pride Club Meeting!

When: Thursday, February 15th at 1PM

Where: S-200

Who: All students who are members of the LGBTQIA community and their allies!

On the agenda: “Getting to know you” and electing officers

For more information contact faculty advisor Ericka Myers at emyers@cfcc.edu

 

 




Tournees French Film Festival at CFCC Feb. 13-15

TOURNEES FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

 

Cape Fear Community College will host the Tournées French Film Festival, a program of the FACE (French American Cultural Exchange) Foundation, February 13-15. The festival, held in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, will take place on CFCC’s Wilmington campus in the Union Station Auditorium (502 North Front Street).

All films are in French with English subtitles, and all screenings are free and open to the public.

Special thanks to French Instructor Caroline Hudson and Film Instructor Lucinda McNamara for organizing this film festival.

Screening Schedule


My Life As A ZucchiniMy Life As A Zucchini

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 AT 12:30 PM

Swiss director Claude Barra’s stop-motion animated film, My Life as a Zucchini, is an unexpectedly uplifting look at childhood tragedy

Rated PG-13

 

National Diploma

National Diploma

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 AT 6 PM

In the Congo, passing the national baccalaureate exam can save a young person from a life of manual labor and open the doors to university and a career. This documentary follows a group of high-school students who cannot afford to pay teachers’ “bonuses” organize themselves to prepare for the State exam together.

Not rated

 


Frantz

Frantz

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 AT 12 PM

Francois Ozon’s Frantz is set shortly after World War I, in a provincial German town conspicuously devoid of its young men. A woman, Anna, discovers a stranger at the grave of her late fiancé, Frantz, one of the many young Germans killed in the war.

Rated pg-13


Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 AT 6 PM

This 1946 adaptation of the classic fairy tale by iconoclastic novelist, playwright, artist, and filmmaker Jean Cocteau is that rare film that truly deserves to be called “magical,” a deeply ambiguous yet supremely romantic work that turns cinema into a spectacular conjurer’s trick, full of magic. French Pastries prior to film created by the CFCC culinary baking students.

Not rated


April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 AT 12:30PM

Mathieu Amalric reprises the role of Paul Dédalus from Arnaud Desplechin’s My Sex Life…Or How I Got into an Argument in My Golden Days, the character’s origin story. Paul, now an anthropologist, prepares to leave Tajikistan and reflects on his life. He has a series of flashbacks that unfold in three episodes.

Rated PG


Things to Come

Things to Come

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 AT 6 PM

In Things to Come, Isabelle Huppert is a philosophy teacher who soldiers though the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her.

Rated PG-13


Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée (CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow Entertainment.




PHI 210, New Philosophy Course at CFCC in Spring 2018

Dr. Eric Brandon, a Philosophy Instructor in the Humanities Department at CFCC, is teaching a new course, PHI 210: History of Philosophy, this semester, Spring 2018, at CFCC.

     

Dr. Brandon has designed the course as a course in world philosophy covering philosophy from China, India, Ancient Greece, Africa, Europe, and the the Americas.

 

 




Yuna Shin, CFCC German Instructor, Participated in Roundtable Discussion of Suicide Sponsored by Wrightsville Beach Magazine

http://www.wrightsvillebeachmagazine.com/article.asp?aid=1409&iid=172&sud=27

Representatives from the medical, education and pastoral fields, and men and women who have lost loved ones to suicide, gathered over a catered brunch with the goal of opening eyes to a rarely talked about evil plundering our county, state and nation.  Hunter Cooper, a CFCC student in Ms. Shin’s German course, was lost to suicide in 2017.