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Emory Prof. Peter Höyng (l) and UT's Jeff Mellor (r) Publish Translation of Important German Novel Haley Osborn (Ph.D. Candidate in Spanish) Recognized for Cutting Edge Research Liz Wood (B.A. Linguistics '17) Presents Research at Language Conference Alex Brito (B.A. French ’17) Wins Coveted Undergraduate Research Award! Meet Prof. Liliana González Meet Rodica Frimu

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures develops language proficiency to foster critical thinking through literary, cinematic, and linguistic analysis and hence to establish incisive perspectives on cultures and civilizations, including our own. The many faculty and student accomplishments in research, teaching, and service to the community build a solid foundation for exciting professional futures by informed, engaged citizens.

Students can earn a B.A. in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures with a concentration in French, German, Italian, Russian, or Spanish. We also offer a concentration in Language and World Business, available for all of these languages plus Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese. Classes are available in a tenth language, Hebrew, as well. For Persian, we offer laboratory-based language learning; for more information, please visit "Taped Language Program".


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