Department of Languages and Literature

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About the Department


Welcome to the Department of Languages and Literature! The Department is the largest and most diverse in the College, culturally and programmatically. Our programs and courses offer multiple opportunities for undergraduate and graduate study in language, literature, culture, and language education. All foreign languages and their respective literatures at the University of Utah are taught in the Department, which provides students with a forum for research and education in more than 19 linguistic and literary traditions. Read more...


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Events


Fictional Minds, Actual Worlds: Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind

A public talk by Emanuele Castano, Professor of Psychology at the New School of Social Research, co-author of "Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind," which was published in "Science."

Friday, December 12th, 1:30-3:00 pm
2nd floor LNCO lounge (Languages and Communication Building). Room 2110.


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Interdisciplinary Symposium on EMPATHY, CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICE AND PEDAGOGY, THE HUMANITIES, AND THE SCIENCES

Listen to experts from around the country in neuroscience, philosophy, religious studies, psychology, education and pedagogy, literary studies, medicine, and more.