College of Arts and Sciences

Regular Departmental Events

Kaffestunde (German Coffee and Conversation) are held every Monday, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm in Morgan 303 (lab). Kaffestunde is open to any WIU student, faculty, staff, and members of the Macomb community, who wish to practice their German language skills, no matter what level they are at. For more information contact Dr. Gary Schmidt, 309-298-1558,

See German Info/Conversation Flyer


Grupo de Español (Spanish Conversation Hour) are held every Tuesday, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm in Morgan Hall 303 (lab) is for only WIU students who would like to get together with other students to practice Spanish. For more information contact Dr. Guada Cabedo-Timmons, 309-298-1615, or email Kathryn Valentin,

See our flyer for the upcoming Spanish Club Interest Meeting


Tertulias (Spanish Conversations) will be held every other Thursday, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Casa Latino Lounge in the Multicultural Center. Tertulias is a great way to practice and improve Spanish speaking skills. It is free and open to WIU students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Dates Tertulias will meet:

January 29           February 5           February 19           March 5          March 26          

April 2                  April 16                April 30                May 7

See Tertulias (Spanish Conversation)


Japanese Language Club info will be announced soon. Learn about Japanese culture, improve your Japanese speaking skills, and meet new people. For information contact Wenhong Teel at (309)298-1232 or via email at

See Japanese Language Club Flyer


French Coffee and Conversation are held every Tuesday, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Morgan Hall  326.  For more information contact Dr. Edmund Asare, 309-298-11496,

See French Coffee and Conversation Flyer