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.
NC State Revamps Spanish Course for Heritage Speakers
In an effort to recognize NC State's linguistic and cultural diversity as well as to address the gradual loss of their heritage language skills by a growing population of students with a Spanish speaking background, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures revamped its FLS 335 Spanish for Native and Heritage Speakers course.
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.
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.
Comparing Language in Yucatan
It’s no secret that language and accents evolve over time. But what do those changes say about the speakers themselves? What can they tell us about identity? NC State graduate student Alex Hyler explored those questions while studying unique forms of Spanish in Yucatan, Mexico.
Ceremony Recognizes Best Graduating Seniors
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Head Dr. Ruth Gross and Assistant Department Head Dr. Dudley Marchi welcomed faculty, students, families, and friends to the 2017 Outstanding Graduating Seniors Award Ceremony celebrated last Wednesday April 26 from 3:30 to 5pm at Caldwell Lounge.
The Sound of Inclusion: Why Teachers’ Words Matter
NC State's Language and Life project is a valuable tool for teachers seeking to understand the role and value of linguistic diversity in the classroom.
Four Foreign Language Graduate Students Presented at NC State Graduate Research Symposium
The 12th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium was held March 22 at the McKimmon Center, in which more than 200 graduate students gathered to present their research to a panel of faculty judges. Four FL&L graduate students were among the presenters.
Hispanic Linguistics Releases New Videos Highlighting Spanish-Language Identity and Maintenance in North Carolina
The Hispanic Linguistics program, in collaboration with the North Carolina Language and Life Project, recently released two new videos that highlight Spanish-language identity and maintenance in the Tar Heel state, featuring Foreign Languages and Literatures professors Drs. Jim Michnowicz and Rebecca Ronquest, as well as several graduate students.
Discrimination’s ‘Back Door’: Tackling Language Bias on Campus
North Carolina State University has a long tradition of sociolinguistic research. Walt Wolfram, a sociolinguist and another of Educating the Educated's directors, established the North Carolina Language and Life Project in 1993 to study the state’s varied languages, dialects, and accents. Walt Wolfram, English, and the Language and Life Project at NC State featured.