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Greg Dawes Presents His Latest Book on Pablo Neruda at the Poet's Home in Santiago
Last April 14, 2015, Foreign Languages and Literatures' Distinguished Professor Greg Dawes was invited to the Pablo Neruda Foundation in Santiago, Chile, to present his latest book Multiforme y comprometido. [...]
To Our Graduating Students: Félicitations! Alles Gute! ¡Buena Suerte!
On behalf of my colleagues in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate our graduating seniors in French, German Studies, and Spanish, as well as our newly minted MAs in French and Spanish. [...]
Jordi Marí Receives the 2014-2015 Lonnie and Carol Poole Award for Excellence in Teaching
Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Dr. Jordi Marí received the 2014-2015 Lonnie and Carol Poole Award for Excellence in Teaching during a ceremony celebrated on April 21, 2015 in Caldwell Hall Lounge. [...]
VOLAR Team Receives 2015 Opal Mann Green Engagement Award
On Monday April 13th, at 4:30 p.m., the VOLAR leadership team and Foreign Languages and Literatures faculty Shelley Garrigan, James McConnell, and Debbie Kane received the Opal Mann Green Engagement Award during a ceremony celebrated in the McKimmon Center. [...]


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Welcome to our corner of the world

As a student in NC State’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, your education isn’t confined to a classroom. It spans every corner of the globe. And that’s a good thing, because once you earn your degree you’ll be prepared for an exciting career that could take you anywhere. 

Our students don’t just learn to recite foreign phrases or conjugate verbs. They learn how to communicate. How to adapt to new cultures and interact with different people. In other words, they learn skills that are priceless in today’s global marketplace — and they become productive citizens in their own communities as well as around the world. So no matter where your career takes you  from the classroom to the corporate boardroom  you’ll stand out among your peers.

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We teach courses in 15 different languages and offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in French, German Studies and Spanish — plus an MA in Foreign Languages and minors in 12 languages. In other words, we put the world at your fingertips. Keep browsing and you will find out much much more!