Department of Languages and Literature

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. Read more...

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Student art work on display from SPAN 4900-001: "Indigenous Writing and Culture"

Time: Now on Display
Where: Marriott Library Level 1 & 2 wall cases

Tianna Tu's learning abroad experience in Tianjin, China inspired her to pursue a career in global health and earn the Truman Scholarship. Learn more about this recent graduate’s experience at the U, and how her passion for Mandarin Chinese helped shape her future by clicking here.
student in global classroom

Jean Carmichael is a German major, who participated in the Kiel, Germany Learning Abroad program in 2014. Now she is taking her love for the German language and culture abroad once again for a summer internship with the Ministry of Justice through the Hinckley Institute. Learn more about Jean and her experiences by clicking here.

german student profite picture