Knowing a second language is something that everyone can benefit from. If you want
to travel, you need to know other languages. If you want to be successful in business,
you need to understand other cultures. If you want to conduct research in the international
community, you need to understand the language your peers are speaking. We can help
you reach your goals.
Foreign Language Placement Test
All incoming students are required to take the Placement Test.
DLLC currently seeking applicants
The Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures is currently hiring for several
undergraduate majors and minors for most of our language programs. A minor is a good choice for students majoring
in international business or who want to have an international aspect to their future
Our graduate program options include master's degrees in Comparative Literature, French, German and Spanish. We
also offer Ph.D. programs in Comparative Literature and Spanish, and MAT degrees in
Foreign Languages with emphasis in French, German, or Spanish.
Congratulations to Ting Ting Hu!
Tingting Hu has accepted a position at Renmin University of China (RUC).
Lara Lomicka Anderson receives CERCLL fellowship
Prof. Lomicka Anderson has been awarded a CERCLL faculty research fellowship from the University of Arizona.
Daria Smirnova has been awarded a summer dissertation grant from ASEEES
We are thrilled to announce that CPLT PhD student Daria Smirnova has been awarded a summer dissertation grant from ASEEES, the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, which is the leading international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Central Asia, the Caucasus, Russia, and Eastern Europe in regional and global contexts.
Canceled study abroad trip leads to new career goals
One week before Josh Hughes planned to study abroad in Ukraine in fall 2022, his trip was canceled because of escalating conflict with Russia. He was disappointed -- until a new opportunity arose in Kyrgyzstan in spring 2023.