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175 Mckenzie
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1236

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Fri 8am – 5pm

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Fri 8am – 3pm

541-346-4011


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Eugene, OR 97403-1236


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Language Resources
All language resources, including equipment, can be checked out at the YLC Front Desk in Mckenzie 175.
A River Runs Through It

The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.

Available
Language: 
English
Type: 
DVD
A Separation

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Available
Language: 
Farsi
Type: 
DVD
A Summer Full of Love

A collection of beautiful, moving, and elequently written short stories by Füruzan, one of Turkey's most popular and respected writers, in a parallel Turkish-English text.

Available
Language: 
Turkish
Type: 
Reference
A Time for Drunken Horses

Young Iranian Kurds (brothers and sisters) try to save the youngest of them, who is seriously ill.

Available
Language: 
Farsi
Type: 
DVD
A.U.A. Language Center Thai Course Book Two

An intermediate level textbook for learning Thai.

Available
Language: 
Thai
Type: 
Reference
About Elly

The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.

Available
Language: 
Italian
Type: 
DVD
Abril despedaçado

When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

Available
Language: 
Portuguese
Type: 
DVD
Acustico: Gilberto Gil

A set of acoustic Gilberto Gil recordings.

Available
Language: 
Portuguese
Type: 
DVD
Africa - Episode 1 & 2

Savannah Homecoming (E1) - Witness the splendor of East Africa's golden plains in this story of two women and their journeys between bustling cities and rural landscaps. | Desert Odyssey (E2) - Examine the harsh beauty of the Sahara desert through the eyes of a nine-year-old boy as he embarks on his first camel caravan.

Available
Language: 
Swahili
Type: 
DVD
Africa - Episode 3 & 4

Voices of the Forest (E3) - The dense, mysterious rain forest of Central Africa's Congo River Basin is home to the Baka people and a complex variety of plants and animals. | Mountains of Faith (E4) - Discover Ethiopia's rugged beauty and ancient traditions in a tale tracing the lives of two ambitious young men on the brink of manhood.

Available
Language: 
Swahili
Type: 
DVD
Africa - Episode 5 & 6

Love in the Sahel (E5) - Near the edge of the desolate and wind-swept Sahara, two young men participate in age-old rituals guided by nature's complex rhythms. | Restless Waters (E6) - In the midst of Africa's fertile heartlands, on Lake Victoria, the continent's largest lake...a man is about to ruisk his family's savings for a chance at a better future.

Available
Language: 
Swahili
Type: 
DVD
Africa - Episode 7 & 8

Leopards of Zanzibar (E7) - On the sunny island of Zanzibar off Africa's eastern coast, an amateur soccer team has qualified to compete in a championship match on the mainland. | Southern Treasures (E8) - Since apartheid's dramatic downfall in 1994, South Africans from all walks of life have embarked on a remarkable journey in search of a new future.

Available
Language: 
Swahili
Type: 
DVD