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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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LCS Open House

   September 19, 2017
Open House for Juniors, Seniors, and Bachelor's Degree Holders What Graduate Certificate in Translating: French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish Latin American Studies and Spanish Dual Master's Program Spanish Master's Program...

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Michèle Bissière selected as 2017 Bank of America Teaching Excellence Award Recipient

   September 13, 2017
Michèle Bissière is the golden jubilee recipient of the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence.  She was selected from among five finalists for this award, given annually during an evening banquet offered by the Bank of America.  The...

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Michèle Bissière selected as Bank of America Teaching Excellence Award Finalist

   September 6, 2017
The Department of Languages and Culture Studies has a tradition of teaching excellence.  This distinguishing characteristic is clearly demonstrated by full professor Michèle Bissière who is among five finalists for the annual Bank of America...

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The Magic Behind the Scenes: Carol Hartley

   August 29, 2017
Faculty and students benefit every day from the important work that occurs before, during, and after the semester ends, often taking place "behind the scenes," and carried out by a few knowledgeable, resourceful individuals.  The Department of...

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Polyglot Press Spring 2017 issue now available

   May 30, 2017
The Spring 2017 issue of the Polyglot Press, the official newsletter of the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, is now available.   There are two options for reading this newsletter as well as all previous issues: Online -...

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Eileen Jakeway selected as Ertegun Scholar to study at University of Oxford

   May 5, 2017

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