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We offer courses in American Sign Language, Arabic, Classical Greek, French, German, Italian, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish through which students can meet the foreign language curriculum requirement in Arts and Sciences and other colleges. Learn more
Interdisciplinary programs utilize the skills from a variety of disciplines to understand and resolve complex issues. Learn more
In this video, LLAC Faculty explain why studying languages is important and necessary.
Dr. Anne Pasero, Professor of Spanish, was named the inaugural Association for Marquette University Women Distinguished Professor, effective August 23, 2021. Congratulations!
Dr. Todd A. Hernández, Professor of Spanish, just published an article "Explicit Instruction for the Development of L2 Spanish Pragmatic Ability during Study Abroad" in the journal System.
Dr. Enaya Othman, Associate Professor of Arabic, recently published an article, "Palestinian American Women and Marital Choices Across Generations" in the Journal of American Ethnic History.
Dr. Barry Velleman (Emeritus, Spanish) just published new research on Argentinean feminist Juana Manso (with Prof. Karina P. Belletti). Read their work here: Juana Manso. El derecho a vivir una historia de amor.
Dr. Eugenia Afinoguenova, Chair and Professor of Spanish, was recognized in Milwaukee Art Museum's press release published by ArtFix Daily. The article recognizes three projects funded by a Marquette University Explorer Grant. Read about it here. ¡Enhorabuena!
2020 Department Awards Winners
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