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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...

English-Spanish Translation Studies Open House

March 2, 2016
The Department of Languages and Culture Studies and the University Career Center will be hosting a recruiting and employment event on March 26, 2016 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Center City Building. This is event is open to graduate programs in English-Spanish Translating, that is, our M.A. and our Graduate Certificate. More than 60 translation companies, including...

Professor Fumie Kato recognized by Japanese Foreign Minister

Professor Fumie Kato recognized by Japanese Foreign Minister
February 24, 2016
The Consul General of Japan in Atlanta, Takashi Shinozuka, and Consul, Tomoko Ohyama, visited UNC Charlotte on February 18th, 2016 to award the Foreign Minister’s Commendations to Dr. Fumie Kato, Associate Professor of Japanese, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, in recognition of her contribution to developing the Japanese Studies major and successfully increasing student participation...