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Buchenau and Schreiber Recognized at 24th Annual International Education Celebration

Anabel Buchenau and Scott Schreiber
April 26, 2018

The Department of Languages and Culture Studies continues to expand its global presence through outstanding faculty, staff, and students.  Most recently, two of our "family" were recognized for their contributions to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte at the 24th Annual International Education Celebration held on April 17 in the Halton Reading Room of the J. Murrey Atkins Library.  More than a dozen faculty and staff from the Department as well as other members of the university...


UNC Charlotte Student Wins First Place in 31st Annual Duke University Japanese Speech Contest

Photo of Leilani McGhee & Vanessa Lee
April 5, 2018

Vanessa Lee won first place in the Level II category of the 31st Annual Duke Speech Contest held on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 on the campus of Duke University. This is the second time that a UNC Charlotte student has received  First Place in the Level 2 category, the first being in 2015.   Level two consisted of six contestants including three students from Duke University, one from UNC Greensboro, one from Wake Forest University, and our own Vanessa Lee...


Fourth Annual Multi-language Poetry Slam: Event and Invitation

Poetry Slam poster with details
February 5, 2018

The Department of Languages and Culture Studies is proud to announce its 4th Multi-language Poetry Slam on February 22nd, 2018 at 7 pm in Cone University Center After Hours. All students and faculty with a passion for poetry and spoken word are invited to participate. We welcome authentic work in English, another language or a mixture of languages. The topic is your choice. In addition to authentic work, we also...


Fall Break Study Abroad in Paris

Photo collage of students in Paris
February 1, 2018

Paris is the perfect place to explore 2000+ years of French civilization. In this course you will discover the city's Gallo-Roman past, its medieval history and magnificent cathedrals, and the age of the Sun King at Versailles. You will wander the grand boulevards of Paris, stroll down the Champs-Elysées to the Arc de Triomphe, visit the Louvre and Napoleon's tomb, and learn about key historical figures and events that have shaped France's capital and its people. Today, the "City of...


Fall 2017 Issue of Polyglot Press Now Available

Cover of the Fall 2017 Issue of the Polyglot Press
January 16, 2018

There is no "typical semester" in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies.  The only thing "typical" or normal about this Department is the ongoing enthusiasm and accolades around individual and programmatic achievements in language teaching and learning.  Such is the case with the Fall 2017 issue of the official Department newsletter, the Polyglot Press. The current issue includes:

  • Message from the Chair
  • Faculty Spotlight on new Arabic lecturer,...