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CMLL: The Future is Global


The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures is a gateway to languages and cultures from across the globe. We offer instruction in many languages and offer exciting opportunities to study abroad. Our mission is to represent the diversity of human cultural achievements and experiences through the development of international language skills.



March 6 - April 21: Tournées Film Festival



Congratulations to Dr. James Lee, named a 2021 Outstanding Researcher by the Office of Research & Innovation!

photo credit: Macy Tapp photography

Congratulations to Dr. Raychel Vasseur, a recipient of the 2020 Assessment Innovation Grant (AIG) award! Dr. Vasseur will use this grant fund certification in the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) through the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).



Congratulations to Dr. Carole Edwards, recipient of the A&S Excellence in Research Award for the Humanities!

Dr. Edwards has published articles in prestigious peer-reviewed journals on literature, history, cultural studies and literary theory. She has also published four books (2 volumes and 2 monographs) in reputable presses worldwide.




Congratulations to Dr. Yanlin Wang, recipient of the A&S Innovative Teaching Award!


Issue 23 of the CMLL Newsletter is now online!


Congratulations to Dr. Raychel Vasseur, Maya Edwards, and Yerko Sepulveda for winning "PREMIO a la mejor comunicación asíncrona, modalidad Didáctica de la Lengua, del XXI Congreso Internacional de la SEDLL", for their talk "Perceived changes of identity construction through digital storytelling: A study abroad case study"!


Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Michelson for winning the 2020 Research Special Interest Group Early Career Award from the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language (ACTFL)!

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