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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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Utah Classical Association (UCA) - Sponsored by the Classic Section

When: February 28th
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00pm
Where: LNCO 2110

Lecture by Prof. Huntley - "The Writing on the Walls"

When: Thursday, March 5th
Time: 3:00pm
Where: WEB L 105
The Classics section presents Professor Katherine Huntley from Boise State University. Professor Huntley will deliver an open lecture entitled The Writing on the Walls: understanding children's behavior and misbehavior from graffiti in Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Siberian Film Series

When & Where:

  • March 5th - CTIHB 109 | Dersu Uzala (1975)
  • April 16th - Union Theater | Siberiade (1979)

Time: 6:00 pm

The Russian Program, with generous support from the Asia Center, will be showing three films this semester as part of a larger Siberian Initiative.