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Department of Languages and Literatures

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Faculty & Staff

The Department of Languages & Literatures offers undergraduate programs in EnglishSpanishTESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Creative WritingFrench, and Professional Writing, in addition to courses in Chinese and German. Our graduate offerings include programs in EnglishSpanish, TESOL, and TESS  (Teaching English in Secondary Schools).

L&L trains more language arts teachers than any other university in the state, and our students develop skills in reading, writing, language use, and cultural analysis in preparation for work in a range of professions and countries. Many students complement their classroom instruction with internships, translating and publishing experiences, as well as study abroad opportunities that help launch rewarding careers and lives. L&L students are part of a vibrant intellectual and creative community that is supported by scholarship opportunities and participates in clubs and honor societies in addition to on- and off-campus programming

Come and visit us! If you have questions, feel free to contact Dr. Julie Husband, Head of the Department of Languages & Literatures.

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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

It was another great year for Camp Multimedia. L&L faculty and students helped to make the magic happen.  Click here to check out some highlights.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Congratulations to the L&L graduate students who presented at this year's graduate symposium. Click here for the full rundown.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Capstone: Immigration, Language & Their Intersections, co-taught by Dr. Xavier Escandell (Sociology) & Dr. Elise DuBord (Spanish) introduces students to discussions of globalization and transnationalism and its cultural and linguistic manifestations using a comparative perspective. As members of a globally connected society, students will learn through our class discussions how global...