Languages at Lunch


The Harris Institute's Languages at Lunch program provides the law school community members an opportunity to practice their language skills during the lunch hour.  Conversation tables for the spring semester include Spanish, French, and Chinese languages.   If you would like to participate, kindly RSVP to Bethel Mandefro at by the Thursday prior to each session.

All sessions are held in the Detjen Seminar Room (Seigle Hall 108E) from noon to 1 p.m.  Bring your lunch, drinks and desserts will be provided! Conversation tables are open to all levels of proficiency.  No credit will be offered. 

Co-Sponsored by the China Law Society, International Law Society, and SBA Diversity Committee.

Schedule for the Spring Semester

Spanish Conversation Table – 1st Monday of each month

Lead by Silvana Del Valle, JSD Candidate 

  • Monday, February 3, 2014
  • Monday, March 3, 2014
  • Monday, April 7, 2014

French Conversation Table – 2nd Monday of each month (except in March)

Lead by Professor Leila Sadat 

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
  • Tuesday, April 8, 2014 (Note: Due to spring break on the 2nd week of March, make up session is held in April.) 
  • Monday, April 14, 2014

Chinese Conversation Table – 3rd Monday of each month (except in April)

Lead by Professor Wei Luo 

  • Monday, February 17, 2014
  • Monday, March 17, 2014
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 (Note: Due to exam period starting the 3rd week of April, session is held in the 2nd week of April) 

For questions or suggestions, please contact Bethel Mandefro at