Here in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, we pride ourselves on understanding other cultures (surprise!)- how they affect us and how we influence them. This quarter’s theme is Global Impact, and we can’t wait to share our views on the topic with you. Come along with us on a journey from the United … Continue reading Global Impact
The Department of World Languages and Cultures works hard to meet many objectives: teaching cultural competency, cross-cultural fluidity, critical thinking, adopting new technologies, and even business communications. All of these goals have been showcased by several recent articles and interviews with news outlets. Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself! Dr. Chad Gasta, department … Continue reading Impact, One Article at a Time.
For the past four years, the Department of World Languages and Cultures has had the opportunity to have Student Ambassadors. These students are some of the best in our department- representing various programs, interests and experiences. This Fall, all of our ambassadors are as outstanding as usual, and we got the opportunity to sit down … Continue reading Joi Latson: Impacted by GLOBE
Dr. William Carter is one of our outstanding assistant professors in WLC. A German scholar who works on many issues surrounding economic thought and art, watch below to learn more about one of our rising stars. A quick note: here on the WLC newsletter (and on our main website) we are trying a new hybrid … Continue reading Meet Dr. William Carter: A Photofilm
Here in WLC you’ll find a mix of people from many different places, with many different lived experiences, speaking many different languages. Many international students are hired to speak their mother tongue with our students who are learning. Spanish has Mesa Español, German has Stammtisch, and French has Cafe+. If you’ve been working on … Continue reading Meet Benito Kayenge