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May 14, 2018  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Lucia Planchon, M.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures (Hispanic Linguistics Track) among nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students who earned NC State diplomas for their hard work.

Apr 8, 2018  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Mar 28, 2018  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

Foreign Languages and Literatures Students Among Winners at NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium

Foreign Languages and Literatures graduate students Sarah Chetty, Stephanie Oliver, and Lucía Planchón were among winners during the 2018 Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Mar 21, 2018  |  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Foreign Languages and Literatures Alum Brings Recognition to His Upbringing in Africa

What follows is an interview with NC State alum, writer, and educator Abdoul Salam Maiga in which he talks about his writing, his passion for literature and his appreciation for the quality of education he received at NC State.

Jan 28, 2018  |  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Graduate Program Information Night Draws in Prospective Students

Students, professors, and alumni gathered in the main lobby of Withers Hall in the first week of January, to share in the supporting community and available resources through the Graduate Program in Foreign Languages and Literatures, here at NC State.

Dec 26, 2017  |  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Professor Talks about US Media Ecosystem in the Trump Era during the IV Ryszard Kapuscinski International Seminar in Spain

Recently, the city of Elche, Spain, hosted the IV International Seminar Ryszard Kapuscinski, part of the XIII International Conference of Journalism at the University Miguel Hernández. During the event, NC State professor Jordi Marí talked about the US media ecosystem since the coming to power of the current administration of President Trump last January.

Dec 10, 2017  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

NC State’s Outstanding Young Alumna: Jess Ekstrom

NC State's Alumni Association names and celebrates an outstanding young alumnus each year during the university's Evening of Stars gala. Jess Ekstrom (communication '13), founder of Headbands of Hope, earned the honor for 2017.

Dec 1, 2017  |  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Professor Brings The Mexican Crack Writers to Life in New Book

One of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures own has recently become a third-time published author. Héctor Jaimes, a professor of Latin American Literature and Culture and the Spanish Language, has been a member of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University for the past twenty years. Jaimes recently published the anthology, The Mexican Crack Writers: History and Criticism, which stands alone as the first scholarly book about a literary group that defined a whole generation of Latin American writers.

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 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 a career teaching foreign languages had the chance to speak […]