The UTM Department of Language Studies and Villa Charities presents

A Journey Through Italian Food and Culture: Live Virtual Lecture Series with Professor Teresa Lobalsamo 

Every Tuesday, starting from November 2 – 23, 2021, at 7:00 pm 

Join Dr. Teresa Lobalsamo, Ph.D., on a four-part culinary tour of Italy as we explore the relationship between Italian food and culture, through art, literature, cinema, and our own histories. 

  • Lecture 1 - November 2, 7:00 pm - Food Symbolism in Visual and Literary Arts
  • Lecture 2 - November 9, 7:00 pm - History of Italian Cinema...Through Food (Part 1)
  • Lecture 3 - November 16, 7:00 pm - History of Italian Cinema...Through Food (Part 2)
  • Lecture 4 - November 23, 7:00 pm - Mapping And Honouring Italian-Canadian Foodways

Admission Price: $15.00 (Regular admission) and $8.00 (Students)

To register, click here. 

For more information about Cultural Tuesday, click here. 


The UTM Department of Language Studies and the UTM Education Studies presents

Apply to Teacher Education EDS Apply to Teacher Education

October 22, 2021 and October 29, 2021, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am via Zoom 

Professor Liz Coulson of Education Studies is offering a two-part workshop regarding applying to teachers’ college. Students who participate will receive information regarding applying to OISE (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education) and other teachers' college programs. 

To register, click here. 


The UTM Department of Language Studies and the Language Studies Academic Society presents 

LSAS Creative Works ContestThe Creative Works Contest 

Are you an artist? Singer? Poet? If you’re any sort of creationist, LSAS wants to see what you got! We are now accepting creative works for our contest this semester and YOU could be our winner! So be sure to submit your work before October 15th. Please message us with any questions or the submission link.

The deadline to submit is October 15, 2021, at 11:59 pm. The winner will be announced on October 18, 2021

All submissions are to be made via Google Form. To submit, click here. 


The International Education Centre (IEC) presents 

Language Conversation CirclesIEC Language Conversation Circle  

Are you interested in meeting new people and in learning new languages? If so, the IEC’s Language Conversation Circles (LCC) are for you! Join us every Friday starting October 1, 2021, from 10:00 am – 11:00 am EST online! We will be holding them on the following dates:

October 1, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

October 8, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

October 22, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

October 29, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST 

November 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST 

To register, please click here or sign up directly in IEC Calendar via CLNx. 


The UTM Department of Language Studies presents

International Mentorship in Academics and Canadian Culture (IMACC) Program

The International Mentorship in AcademicsIMAC and Canadian Culture (IMACC) Program helps international students navigate the social and academic challenges that they face when attending university in a new country, including learning about Canadian culture and practicing their English skills. 

They offer one-on-one Peer Mentorship sessions with trained upper-year UTM student mentors. These sessions support international students in many aspects of their integration into UTM life, and topics covered vary according to their needs. 

View more information.

Sign up and meet with a mentor today!