Dr. AfinoguénovaWelcome to Languages, Literatures and Cultures…

…where we listen to everyone and read, write and speak in their own language!

We offer courses in Arabic, Classical Greek, French, German, Italian, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish allowing students to meet the language proficiency requirement in Arts and Sciences and other colleges. Our classes fit the new Marquette Core Curriculum at the Discovery level, ESSV, and for Writing Intensive requirements. In addition, our course offerings regularly include film, theater, and non-English literatures, history and culture, but taught in English translation.

Our academic majors and minors give a boost to any career. We offer majors in Classical Languages, Classical Studies, French, German, LatinX Studies, Spanish Language and Literature, and Spanish for the Professions; minors are offered in Classical Languages, Classical Studies, French, German, LatinX Studies and Spanish. Also offered is a Master of Arts degree in Spanish. Our students come from all colleges and participate in a variety of academic programs, from Psychology to English, from Biomedical Sciences to Political Science, from Nursing to Business.

Great numbers of our students study abroad.

We also encourage and support extracurricular involvement in language honorary clubs,  internshipsService Learning and related community engagement.  

There are award-winning scholars, writers and teachers among our faculty, who work in a range of disciplines, such as Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer visualizations, Critical Theory, Education, Environmental Studies, Indigenous Studies, Linguistics, Oral History, Peace Studies, Poetry, Race Studies, Religion Studies, Sociolinguistics, Theater, and many others. We publish in English and other languages.

We look forward to meeting you.


Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova, chair.llac@marquette.edu

Chair and Professor of Spanish Language and Cultural History