Department of Languages and Literature

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...


Spring 2016 Meeting of the Utah Classical Association

Date: Feb. 27th
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: LNCO 2110

The Classics Section will be hosting the Spring 2016 meeting of the Utah Classical Association on Saturday, 27 February from 9:00-12:00 in LNCO 2110.

Heidrun Kubiessa Dissertation Defense

Date: Feb. 18th
Time: 2:30 - 4:30pm
Location: LNCO 1945

Ph.D candidate Heidrun Kubiessa will be defending her dissertation in LNCO 1945. 

Utah Classics in Italy

Date: Feb. 24th
Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Location: LNCO 2110

Exploring 3 major Italian projects associated with Utah: Sangro Valley Project (Prof. A. Christensen , U of U), Herculaneum Papyrus Project (Prof. R. Macfarlane, BYU), Apolline Project (Prof. G.F. De Simone, BYU/Univ. Naples).

Brazilian Postcard Workshop

Date: Feb. 10th
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Location: LNCO 2110

Get a Brazilian pen pal! Postcards, postage, and addressees will be provided.

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