News and Events

Community Cultural Coffeehouse: Sharing java and cultural insights

UNC Charlotte students and Professor Nhora Saxon share coffee and cultural connections
February 2, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South and Center for Professional and Applied Ethics, in partnership with the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice at Queens University of Charlotte, sponsor the Community Cultural Coffeehouse series held at 3rd Space at Caldwell Presbyterian Church on East 5th Street in Charlotte.  Recently, Professor Nhora Saxon, along...

Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony

Seijinsiki refers to the Coming-of-Age Ceremony
January 19, 2017
Time: January 20th, 2017 at 6:00-7:00pm Place: McKnight Hall in Cone Center Admission: Free and open to public The Nihon Club at UNC Charlotte will host The Coming of Age Ceremony (Seijinsiki) on Friday, January 20th, 2017. The Nihon Club planned this ceremony to celebrate the Coming of Age for Japanese exchange students who are attending UNC...

Fall 2016 Polyglot Press Issue available online or as a download

January 9, 2017
The most recent issue of the Polyglot Press (Fall 2016) is now available via the Newsletters section of the website.  This issue, along with all others, can be read online, in full-screen mode, or can be downloaded as a pdf file.  Take a moment to learn more about the impressive achievements and events of the Department during the Fall 2016 Semester!  

New Hispanic Studies Concentration for Double Majors!

Check out options for the double major
December 5, 2016
Are you thinking about declaring a minor in Spanish? Add two more courses and get a second major in Spanish with a Hispanic Studies concentration instead! This new concentration in Hispanic Studies has just been approved and will go into effect immediately in Spring 2017. The new option counts SPAN 2201 and 2202 toward the major and allows one course in English that can double count...

Annual Japanese Year End Presentation

November 29, 2016
Date: Friday, 12/2/2016  Time: 3:40-5:30 pm Place: Fretwell 100 Admission: Free Open to public   The Japanese Studies Program at UNC Charlotte celebrates the end of the year with songs, skits, and various other performances in Japanese by Japanese-language learners. The event will also recognize the hard work put in...