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Nov 2, 2020

Howling Success: From the Marines to the Wolfpack

Arabic and communication double-major Trista Acebo, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, is helping other student veterans at NC State navigate the transition to college. 

Aug 11, 2020

Howling Success: Hakima Harris Perseveres Through Non-Traditional NC State Experience

Despite battling breast cancer, Hakima Harris earned her undergraduate degree, completed extensive research on Castilian language, and maintained a high GPA — while juggling responsibilities as a wife and mother. 

Mar 3, 2020

See our new feature: FLL Notes

Here’s the latest on what’s happening in the department. Check news, awards, and research here. 

Feb 1, 2020

Meet German Studies Alumni

Get to know alumni of the German Studies program from recent years. 

Dec 12, 2019


NC State’s Libraries Special Collections Center is proud to offer a project called Wolf Tales that allows students and staff to share their memories and experiences here at NCSU. Members of the NC State community are invited to sit down in front of the camera and tell their own stories and experiences in English. The students then… 

Oct 8, 2019

Department Alum Awarded

We would like to recognize NC State alumnus Clyde Shafer for being awarded Teacher of the Year in only his second year. Clyde is a graduate of our Foreign Language Teacher Education Program, which consists of intense, hands on training. Students participating in this program pursue a concentration in education along with their degree. Each student… 

May 20, 2019

FLL at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate Nyawire Nyota presented her poster, "La Luna: Symbolism of the Moon in Spanish Literature," at NC State's Undergraduate Research Symposium. 

Apr 29, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 Award Recipients. These students represent the best of Foreign Languages and Literatures. ARABICOutstanding Student in Beginning ArabicPatrick GirardTerry Johnson              Outstanding Student in Intermediate ArabicCorena Owens Outstanding Student in Advanced ArabicSamuel McRee Outstanding Graduation Senior ArabicBryan DiverTiba Hikmat CHINESE STUDIESOutstanding Achievement in First Year ChineseJonah DixonMoriah MillerYosuke MizutaniEmily OstermannEmily TsanJohn Watson Outstanding… 

Feb 27, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: James McConnell

  Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures’ own James McConnell has added another accolade to his list of accomplishments as an educator at NC State. McConnell has been with the department since 2005 and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2013. Prior to joining the Wolfpack, McConnell attended the University of Arizona for undergraduate and graduate… 

Feb 18, 2019

Interview with Samuel Sotillo: A Contracorriente

We interviewed Senior Lecturer Samuel Sotillo about the recent 15th anniversary of A Contracorriente: What was the process of creating A Contracorriente like?   First, we need to distinguish between two different incarnations of A Contracorriente. The first was the online Journal, founded by prof. Greg Dawes and others in the fall of 2003. I…