Past Events


The UTM Department of Language Studies presents

Chinese Cultural Event - Panda! Panda

October 30, 2020, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm via Zoom 

Do you love pandas? Celebrate Chinese culture by joining us on Zoom on Friday, October 30! All are welcome to join. 



The UTM Department of Language Studies presents

Semaine de la Francophonie 2020 - Soirée des Talents Semaine de la francophonie

March 16, 2020, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in MN3230 | Concours Oratoire
March 18, 2020, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in MiST Theatre | Soiree des Talents

Semaine de la Francophonie is a unique event during the week of March 13 – 17, as part of Francophone culture's worldwide celebration. Please join us in this celebration by attending our two free events!  

These events are co-organized by the Department of Langauge Studies and the student associations, ÉFUTM and LSAS. 

For more information, click here. 


UTM Experiential Education Unit and the Office of the Dean presentsLecture Me! Image

Lecture Me! Italian-Canadian Foodways: Redefining Italian Culinary Culture

March 3, 2020, from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, in the Noel Ryan Auditorium at the Mississauga Central Library 

Join UTM Professor Teresa Lobalsamo for a lecture on Italian immigration's influence on North American food and how food has shaped Italian cultural identity. The event is organized by the Experiential Education Unit and the Office of the Dean, in partnership with the Mississauga Library System. 

For more information, click here.  


UTM Italian Studies presents

An Evening with Mario Pirovano Mario Pirovano Smiling

November 6, 2019, Light Refreshments at 6:15 pm, Performance at 7:00 pm, in MiST Theatre 

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at UTM MiST Theatre, Italian satirist Mario Pirovano will be performing Francis, the Holy Jester, a play by Nobel Prize-winning playwright Dario Fo. This is an opportunity not to be missed! 

All are invited to attend this free event! Light refreshments will be provided before the performance. 


Director Lucy TulugarjukInterview with the director of Tia and Piujuq 

November 1, 2019, from 10:10 am – 11:30 am in MN3230 

Lucy Tulugarjuk is an Inuit director, actress, and throat singer from Canada. She will be joining us today for an interview about her film "Tia and Piujuq". 

Questions? Contact Prof. Rosa Hong at


The UTM Department of Language Studies presents

Film Screening of Tia and Piujuq Tia and Piujuq

October 25, 2019, from 9:30 am – 11:00 am in MN3230 

The Department of Language Studies invites you to the screening of "Tia and Piujuq." The film is about Tia, a ten-year-old Syrian refugee living in Montreal, who finds a magical portal and travels to the Arctic, where she befriends an Inuk girl. 

Popcorn and snacks will be provided! 

Questions? Contact Prof. Rosa Hong at