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Yamada Language Center


Main Office

175 Mckenzie
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1236

Regular Hours

Mon-Thu 8am – 7pm
Fri 8am – 5pm

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: Closing 11/22 at 5pm, Reopening 11/27 at 8am
Finals Week (Dec. 4-8): M-F 8-3pm
Winter Break (Dec. 11-Jan. 8): (Closed to the public. Please contact us with service requests.)

541-346-4011


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1236 University of Oregon
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.
The Indian Tomb

A German architect runs away with the maharajah of Eschnapur's fiancee but is caught and thrown in the dungeon, while his relatives arrive from Europe looking for him and the maharajah's brother is scheming to usurp the throne.

Available
Language: 
German
Type: 
DVD
The International

It is 80's Turkey, local musicians of Adiyaman are hired by the military and trained to welcome one of the forceful generals of coup regime.

Available
Language: 
Turkish
Type: 
DVD
The Intouchables

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Available
Language: 
French
Type: 
DVD
The Irony of Fate or "Enjoy your Bath!"

A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Incidentally, too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious.

Available
Language: 
Russian
Type: 
DVD
The Kautokeino Rebellion

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

Available
Type: 
DVD
The King Of Maskes

Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son died from illness at age 10. This left Wang a melancholy loner aching for a male descendent to learn his rare and dying art. A famous master performer of the Sichuan Opera offers to bring him into his act, thus giving Wang fame and possible fortune, but Wang opts for staying the simple street performer. Then, one night after a performance he is sold a young boy by a slave trader posing as the boy's parent. "Grandpa" finds new joy in life as he plans to teach "Doggie" (an affectionate term often used for young children in China) his art. All is well until Doggie is found out to really be a girl.

Available
Language: 
Chinese (Mandarin)
Type: 
DVD
The Last Dance

Blackpool, a dancing contest, a dead woman. This is the opening scene of this movie, which then continues by telling us the story preceding this sad accident - or is it a murder?

Available
Language: 
Swedish
Type: 
VHS
The Last Kiss

Carlo's life is thrown into a tailspin when his longtime girlfriend Giulia announces she's pregnant.

Available
Language: 
Italian
Type: 
DVD
The Legend of a Mother

The story of a woman who adopted children during the Vietnam War and returned them to their families.

Available
Language: 
Vietnamese
Type: 
DVD
The Legend of Suriyothai

During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya.

Available
Language: 
Thai
Type: 
DVD
The Leopard

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

Available
Language: 
Italian
Type: 
DVD
The Leopard

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

Available
Language: 
Italian
Type: 
DVD