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U of M Will Host Foreign Language Fair March 27 University News
For release: March 10, 2010

For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843

Foreign Language Fair Memphis-area high school students will demonstrate their knowledge of foreign languages and cultures at the 19th annual Foreign Language Fair on Saturday, March 27, at the University of Memphis. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Psychology Building, the Psychology Auditorium, and Dunn Hall.

The students will compete in a variety of contests, including poetry recitation, writing, costumes, folk dance, drama, music, projects, crafts, and a “Culture Bowl.” Competitive events will be conducted in French, German, Japanese, Latin, and Spanish.

Parking is available in the Zach Curlin garage or the Central Avenue parking lot.

For more information about the fair, contact Jay Durbin at

The fair is sponsored by the University’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.  More information about the study of foreign languages at the U of M is available online at

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