Jun 20, 2017 | Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
ESL Symposium 2017 Gets Rave Reviews
Chaired by Toby Brody, Senior Lecturer Emerita and former ESL Program Director, the NC State ESL Symposium 2017 was a smashing success.
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 16, 2017 | Foreign Languages and Literatures
ESL Carolyn Quarterman among 2016-2017 DELTA Faculty Fellows
Foreign Languages and Literatures ESL professor Carolyn Quarterman is among this year's recipients of the prestigious DELTA Faculty Fellows Grants.
Apr 18, 2017 | Wonders and Marvels
Professor Remembers His Mother’s Viennese Culinary Heritage
In this month's edition of Wonders and Marvels, Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Michael Garval writes about the Vienna of his mom and grandparents. It was not, as Dickens would have said it, the "best of times" but the food was "guided by principles of thrift and ingenuity, passed across time and generations," the way his Oma or grandmother used to make it. Read the original story...
Apr 12, 2017 | Foreign Languages and Literatures
In the Spotlight: Classics Professor Dustin Heinen
At the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, we pride ourselves in supporting open discussion of ideas and perspectives. Having an inquisitive, receptive academic discourse is key to a thriving educational environment. NC State Classics and Latin professor, Dr. Dustin Heinen, credits this interactive environment as what has molded who he is in the classroom.
Apr 5, 2017 | Foreign Languages and Literatures
Professor Explores Impact of Sci-Fi Literature on China’s Nation-Building Efforts
Not all students arrive at college knowing the distinct educational route, let alone professional, they intend to take. Most of us can attest that uncertainty has a tendency not to discriminate. Thankfully your time at college is all about discovering what ignites your fervor to learn. For instance, NC State Modern Chinese Literature and Cultural Studies professor, Dr. Nathaniel Isaacson, initially intended to enter the business world before realizing that his calling was not there but in studying Chinese language and culture.
Mar 24, 2017 | Foreign Languages and Literatures
In the Spotlight: Maryam Mohaghegh
At the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures we put a lot of emphasis on diversity–that is, linguistic diversity, cultural diversity, scholarly diversity, and also experiential diversity. This last one, particularly when it comes to our faculty and staff, is really really important.
Feb 6, 2017 | Entrepreneurship Initiative
Alumna’s Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana
Spanish minor alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is bringing her "beesness" to Ghana to empower women and promote sustainability.
Feb 3, 2017 | College of Humanities and Social Sciences News
Op-ed: U.S. Citizens Should Oppose Travel Ban
In an op-ed published by the News and Observer, NC State professor of Islamic Studies Anna Bigelow calls President Trump's executive order banning or limiting travel to the United States by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries wrong and says citizens should stand against it.
Jan 31, 2017 | Foreign Languages and Literatures
Foreign Language Educator Wins Graduate Student Association Award
Foreign Languages and Literatures Karen Tharrington is among the recipients of the 2016 NC State Graduate Student Association Award for Conferences. The GSA Award for Conferences is a highly competitive award that is intended to cover the entire cost of attending a conference (up to $1,500) for NC State graduate students.