Asian Language

May 2, 2018  |  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

An Afternoon of Achievements, Foreign Languages and Literatures Students Receive Awards

On April 25th, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures joined faculty, staff, relatives, and friends in recognizing its top students for their excellence and academic prowess.

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. 

Jun 12, 2017  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

In the Spotlight: Japanese Lecturer Keiko Ueda

Faculty at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures represent a wide array of teaching philosophies. A diversity that contributes to the enriching education our students experience. Lecturer of Japanese, Keiko Ueda, constructs a collaborative and familial learning environment in her classrooms. As the winner of the 2013 Outstanding CHASS Lecturer Award, Ueda’s efforts have not gone unnoticed by her colleagues.

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

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

Apr 24, 2017  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

In the Spotlight: Hindi-Urdu Professor Nilakshi Phukan

Growing up in a rural Indian village, Foreign Languages and Literatures Hindi-Urdu professor, Nilakshi Phukan, faced the common obstacle of being viewed as a second class citizen because of her gender. Around the age of nine, her father moved her family of eight to a nearby small town in hope of better opportunities. A social norm at the time, it was her father that set goals for what his six children were to become. Hence, he determined she was to receive her Ph.D. in Hindi. She jokes about the fact she probably didn’t know what a Ph.D. was at the time, but nevertheless, she was driven to fulfill her dad’s dream.