News and Events

PolyglotPress Spring 2016 Edition now available

Front page of Polyglot Press Spring 2016
May 12, 2016
The Spring edition of the Polyglot Press, the official newsletter of the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, is now available.  Many thanks to Professor Shaun Stone who served as Editor this semester while Professor Emily Kristoff is on maternity leave.  The newsletter is available in two formats: Download as a pdf document or read online.  Visit the Newsletters section of...

National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society welcomes new inductees

Sigma Deli Pi pin
May 4, 2016
The UNC Charlotte Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, recently held its annual induction ceremony to welcome new members.  The Society was founded at the University of California, Berkeley in 1919.  Outstanding students are nominated for induction by their professors, and must meet high academic standards in order to be considered...

UNC Charlotte International Film Festival brings international cinema to Charlotte

2016 Film Festival features 25 films from 17 countries
April 22, 2016
Every Spring, the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at UNC Charlotte hosts an International Film Festival (  This year’s festival took place from March 14 - April 9 at venues on the UNC Charlotte campus as well as at UNC Charlotte’s Center City Building in uptown Charlotte.The festival featured 25 films and 30 screenings.  Faculty from the department applied...

LCS Hosts 29th Annual Conference of Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters

Professor Doyle and Graduate Students offer a panel presentation
April 12, 2016
How are corpora developed via crowd sourcing? How do interpreters manage terminology prior to an event? How does post-editing transform rough work into high quality translations? These questions were among several key topics addressed at this year's 29th Annual Conference of the Carolina Association of Translators and Interpreters (CATI).  Held at UNC Charlotte's Center City building,...

Nhora Saxon recognized at International Women's Day Celebration

Nhora Saxon
April 8, 2016
  Spanish Lecturer Nhora Saxon was recognized by UNC Charlotte for her work during International Women's Day held on March 31, 2016.  Nhora has been teaching the course Spanish Learning the Hispanic Community for many years at UNC Charlotte.  As instructor, she connects students with organizations in the Charlotte metro region who provide services to the Spanish-speaking community...