A language conversation table offers the opportunity to practice the language you are studying with other speakers of the language. Students, staff, faculty, and community members come together to learn in a fun and casual environment.

  • Dates: Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Nov. 22, Dec. 6
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Location: University Hall 3007, map
  • Email coltyma@uab.edu for more information.
  • The Chinese Language Table is a relaxed, pleasant place for students who want to practice oral Chinese. Learners of all levels are welcome to join, since we have topics suitable for each level. At the Chinese Table, you can make friends with Chinese students and exchange opinions on cultural issues. You will surely learn something new every time you come!

Location: University Hall 3007, map
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 12:15 – 1:00
Host: Prof. Charly Verstraet

  • August 27
  • September 10
  • September 24
  • October 8
  • October 22
  • November 12
  • December 3

Location: University Hall 3007, map
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 12:15 – 1:00
Host: Prof. Margaret Bond

  • September 4
  • September 18
  • October 2
  • October 16
  • October 30
  • November 6
  • November 20

The UAB German Club, Der Deutschverein, will host the second on-campus Stammtisch of the semester next Tuesday, October 15, from 12:45 to 1:45 pm, in University Hall Room 2005. Come out and meet additional Deutschverein members, visit with each other auf Deutsch, and hear about other events planned for the semester, including Deutscher Filmabend scheduled for Tuesday evening, October 29.

Future Stammtisch dates and location(s), as well as information about a celebration for the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall coming soon.

Alle sind ganz herzlich willkommen!

Location: University Hall 3007, map

  • Wednesday, September 18th: 13:15 - 14:15
  • Thursday, September 26th: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Wednesday, October 9th: 13:30 - 14:30
  • Thursday, October 24th: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Wednesday, November 13th: 13:30 - 14:30
  • Thursday, December 5th: 14:00 - 15:00
Date: Podcast that will be discussed:
SEPTEMBER 18th En este pueblo no hay ladrones
OCTOBER 2nd Narcotours
OCTOBER 16th Jaz y Lalay
OCTOBER 30th En busca de las palabras
NOVEMBER 6th Éxodo
NOVEMBER 13th El vacío
DECEMBER 4th Toy story

All podcasts and transcripts in Spanish and English can be found at radioambulante.org.

  • Time: 2:00 pm
  • Location: Starbucks at Sterne Library, map
  • Remember: All levels of Spanish are welcome!
Latino Dinner at Sabor Latino Restaurant

We will have two dinners scheduled during the fall semester. Join us to taste some delicious Latin American food and have the chance to speak in Spanish.

For more information, contact: Dr. Anderson de la Torre at mariaand@uab.edu.

Stammtisch, German Conversation Table

  • Day: Every Thursday (except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year when they fall on or within a day or two of Thursday)
  • Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Location: Giuseppes Café, map
  • For anyone who speaks German. The conversational level is intermediate to advanced. New participants are always welcome.
  • Contact Dr. David Agresti for additional information.