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.
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.
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.
Why Studying Abroad Will Complete Your College Experience
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures offers a myriad of Study Abroad programs to further enhance your college education. Studying abroad provides a once in a lifetime experience for students in our program, as they become immersed in another […]
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.
11 Students Recognized for Prestigious National Awards
Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards. Recipients of the various scholarships and grants will teach and/or study critical languages abroad during the coming months. The award winners and finalists were honored by several different programs.
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.
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.
A Desire to Help Others
After a meaningful student experience at NC State, alumna Ghazale Johnson is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources.
Catalonia 1-O Spain?
Our guest author, Foreign Languages and Literatures professor and native Catalonian Jordi Marí explores in this article the possible outcomes of the Catalan Independence Referendum to be held October 1st, 2017.