Feb 12, 2018 | Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
What Do You Think about Earning Your Master’s Degree While Still Working on Your Bachelor’s?
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Accelerated Bachelor’s / Master’s (ABM) Degree Program in French or Spanish is a wonderful opportunity for students seeking a higher degree in one of these two languages. The program allows students to earn their BA and MA in five years, saving both time and money by facilitating completion of advanced coursework while still enrolled as undergraduates.
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.
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.