Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature

Learn another language, explore other cultures, and take your place as a leader in our increasingly interconnected world. 


▼   Upcoming Events

International Film Series

L'Auberge espagnole (The Spanish Apartment), a 2002 French comedy starring Romain Duris as a French student studying in Barcelona.

  • Thursday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m. in Humanities 337, the Language Resource Center. 

Futuro Perfecto (The Future Perfect), a charming 2016 drama from Argentina about a young girl who emigrates to Buenos Aires from China. 

  • Wednesday, March 23 at 5:00 p.m. in Humanities 337, the Language Resource Center

Detention, a 2019 romance/drama from Taiwan about students, teachers, and banned books.

  • Wednesday, April 20 at 5:00 p.m. in the Marx Library Auditorium. Dr. Harry Miller of the History Department will introduce this film. 
▼   Language Resource Center

Want a conversation partner? Want to hone your writing skills in your target language? Want to hang out with kindred spirits interested in learning more about the world, its people, its languages and its cultures, just like you are? Come on over to the Language Resource Center. At the LRC you will find friendship, motivation, conversation, laughter and exploration with like-minded enthusiasts of all things related to world languages and cultures.

Click here to learn more about the Language Resource Center.

▼   Language Placement

Students with prior language training (in high school or through other means) should complete a placement test. The test will match you to the course most suitable to your ability. You may even qualify for credit for levels you test out of. 

Click here for more information on language placement testing.