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

   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...

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Fourth Annual Multi-language Poetry Slam: Event and Invitation

   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...

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Fall 2017 Issue of Polyglot Press Now Available

   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...

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Logan Lampkins wins Silver Award in National Japanese Competition

   November 30, 2017
Logan Lampkins,a  UNC Charlotte Senior Double Major in Japanese Studies and International Studies, won the Silver Award in Category III (Possesses advanced-mid to advanced-high level speaking proficiency) at J LIVE.TALK 2017 on Sunday, November...

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Scholarship recipient Chance Williams shares his education abroad experience in Milan

   November 9, 2017
It can't be said enough that time spent in an environment where a language is spoken is one of the best strategies, if not the best, for developing proficiency in a language.  Chance Williams knows this essential truth from first-hand experience as...

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Calligraphy Workshop brings Arabic art, culture, language, and history to UNC Charlotte

   October 17, 2017
For centuries, calligraphers have documented civilization while at the same time appealing to our sense of artistic beauty.  This practice continues in languages and cultures worldwide through a small percentage of the world's population who have...

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International Translation Day - A New Department Tradition

   October 11, 2017
The ability to translate is most certainly a skill and art worthy of celebrating.  Such was the case on Friday,  September 29th as the Department celebrated International Translation Day.  This was the second such celebration in the...

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The Department Celebrates "Germany Making Choices," focusing on the German Election

   October 2, 2017
Last week, the Department celebrated "Germany Making Choices" with a number of events focused on the German election. The events were made possible with the generous support of the German Embassy in Washington D.C. The week-long event included a film...

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Arabic Calligraphy Workshop: October 6

   September 29, 2017
Among the advantages of studying Arabic is the opportunity to develop an appreciation and understanding of Arabic script.  But even if you cannot read or speak the language, you can certainly appreciate the inherent beauty found Arabic Calligraphy...

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International Translation Day: Friday, September 29

   September 25, 2017
International Translation Day is celebrated each year on the Feast of St. Jerome, Sept. 30th. St. Jerome is the patron of scholars, librarians, and translators amongst others. In recognition of this day, the Department of Languages and Cultures...

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