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Department of Languages and Literatures

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Faculty & Staff

The Department of Languages & Literatures offers undergraduate programs in EnglishSpanishTESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Creative WritingFrench, and Professional Writing, in addition to courses in Chinese and German. Our graduate offerings include programs in EnglishSpanish, TESOL, and TESS  (Teaching English in Secondary Schools).

L&L trains more language arts teachers than any other university in the state, and our students develop skills in reading, writing, language use, and cultural analysis in preparation for work in a range of professions and countries. Many students complement their classroom instruction with internships, translating and publishing experiences, as well as study abroad opportunities that help launch rewarding careers and lives. L&L students are part of a vibrant intellectual and creative community that is supported by scholarship opportunities and participates in clubs and honor societies in addition to on- and off-campus programming

Come and visit us! If you have questions, feel free to contact Dr. Julie Husband, Head of the Department of Languages & Literatures.

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Monday, Sep 12, 2016

Study Abroad FairDon't miss this year's Study Abroad Fair, Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 11-3 in Maucker Union. For information on Summer 2017 study abroad trips led by L&L faculty to Cuba, France, and Spain, click here.


Thursday, Sep 8, 2016

Congratulations to L&L's Wendy Hoofnagle on the publication of her new book, The Continuity of the Conquest: Charlemagne and Anglo-Norman Imperialism (Penn State University Press).  Click here to find out more.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

L&L's Grant Tracey launches his new mystery novel, Cheap Amusements, at the first Final Thursday Reading Series event of the season on Th., Aug. 25 at the Hearst Center for the Arts. Open mic signup at 7; open mic at 7:15; Grant Tracey takes the stage at 8. Click here...