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Mar 7, 2024

WLC Grad Students and Faculty Present Cutting-Edge Research at the Spanish Linguistics in the Southeast Conference

World Languages & Cultures faculty, graduate students and alumni researchers recently presented their work at the Spanish Linguistics in the Southeast Conference, held at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC. 

Apr 18, 2022

Conversation and Coffee, International Style

NC State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute pairs international students with conversation partners to help them improve their English. 

Apr 15, 2024

Language Intensive Courses are Great Option for New Learners

To the regular student, taking an intensive course in a language they have no familiarity with might seem like a daunting task–but according to the students who took the 5 week Arabic intensive course in the Department of World Languages & Cultures at NC State, it’s among the best options for new language learners. Evan Martin… 

Globe and book

Apr 15, 2024

World Languages & Cultures Graduate Students Present at 3 Minute Thesis Event

World Languages & Cultures graduate students Yasmin Cedamanos and Carlos Domínguez  recently presented their research at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held as part of the 11th Latin American Student Association (LASA) Symposium at NC State.  The 3MT format challenges presenters to explain their research to a non-technical audience in only three minutes. Unlike a… 

Feb 23, 2024

A Mesmerizing Night of Hindi-Urdu/Asian Culture at NC State

Students of Nilakshi Phukan's language and culture classes put on a mesmerizing showcase of Hindi-Urdu/Asian culture. 

Students use VR headsets during a class

Nov 2, 2023

Language Expert Gives Students the Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual reality is quickly becoming an educational tool by integrating humanities disciplines with STEM at NC State University. 

Faculty and grad students next to a poster

Mar 30, 2023

Grad Students Present at NC State Black Research Symposium

French graduate students Jiana Brown (1st year M.A. student) and Monique Zahui (2nd year M.A. student) presented their very first-ever conference presentation at the inaugural Black Research Symposium at NC State on March 24. 

Withers Hall

Mar 30, 2023

Jim Michnowicz Named Department Head for World Languages and Cultures

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences has named Jim Michnowicz head of the Department of World Languages and Cultures, effective July 1. 

Mar 29, 2023

Introducing the Department of World Languages and Cultures

NC State’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures has changed its name to the Department of World Languages and Cultures. 

VOLAR students

Oct 6, 2022

Language Skills and Helping Hands

VOLAR matches Spanish-speaking students with consulates, schools and organizations in the Raleigh area that need interpretation and other services. 

Sep 7, 2022

Advanced Japanese Course Host Cultural Exchange

Professor Kyung Hee Ha and her students in FLJ401 (Advanced Japanese) recently hosted a special cultural exchange class for 20 students visiting from Japan. The Japanese students were learning English, participating in the courses at NC State and exploring the City of Raleigh and beyond in August. We had a welcome introduction by NC State students followed…