Stories From 2017

Nov 14, 2017 | Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

New Director Louise Dolan Revamps the Summer Institute in English

Entering its fifty-third year, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Summer Institute in English is one of the oldest and most renowned intensive English programs in the region. Its new director, Louise Dolan, is determined to continue the Institute's long tradition of academic excellence, providing its participants an all-inclusive opportunity to boost their English language proficiency skills, as well as gain exposure to the rich cultural diversity of the Triangle area.

Oct 18, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Khayrallah Center Awards Khayrallah Prize to Lebanese Author

The Khayrallah Center is pleased to announce that Lebanese author Charif Majdalani is the recipient of the 2017 Khayrallah Prize. 

Oct 9, 2017 | Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

“Back to the Pack” Event Brings Veteran and Aspiring Teachers Together

Teacher appreciation and inspiration was the highlight of “Back to the Pack: Recruit and Retain,” an event recently hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Students interested in […]

Oct 6, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Student of the Month: Jesse Young

Meet Jesse Young, a transfer student who's double majoring in Religious Studies and in Spanish and who is our student of the month.

Oct 4, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Why Language Education Matters: NC State Co-Hosts Panel

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean Jeff Braden moderated a panel discussion addressing the recent American Academy of Arts and Sciences report, "America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century." U.S. Rep. David Price and former Ambassador Karl Eikenberry were among the speakers.

Oct 2, 2017 | NC State News, via Humanities and Social Sciences

Interactive Tool Offers Window Into History of Arab-Americans in NYC

Interactive, online tool allows scholars and the public to better understand the long history of Syrian and Lebanese immigrants to the United States.

Sep 20, 2017 | Guest Author

Catalonia 1-O Spain?

Our guest author, Foreign Languages and Literatures professor and native Catalonian Jordi Marí explores in this article the possible outcomes of the Catalan Independence Referendum to be held October 1st, 2017.

Sep 13, 2017 | Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Would You Like to Earn a Spanish Certificate Perfect for the Business World?

NC State University is one of a few American universities that has consistently offered Spanish certifications for almost two decades, thanks to a longstanding partnership between the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Cámara de Comercio de Madrid (Madrid’s Chamber of Commerce) and Universidad Alcalá de Henares.

Aug 16, 2017 | Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Foreign Languages & Literatures Majors Among Students Receiving Prestigious Study Abroad Scholarships

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Jul 31, 2017 | NC State Alumni Association

Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns

Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.