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Complete Transformation of Language Resource Center Underway

   July 10, 2018

Renovation and transformation are two commonly used words in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies.  During the summer of 2017, the Department has experienced significant renovation of physical space, with the addition of the Confucius Institute which opened in Fall 2017, along with the addition of a new classroom and a new conference room. ...

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Spring Break Study Abroad in Paris

   June 29, 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...

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Polyglot Press - Spring 2018

Polyglot Press Spring 2018 Issue
   June 29, 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of the Polyglot Press, the official newsletter of the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, is now available.  You may read the newsletter online or download a pdf copy of this and all previous issues from the Newsletters section of this website.  

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Buchenau and Schreiber Recognized at 24th Annual International Education Celebration

   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...

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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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