In the 21st century, the ability to communicate at the international level is an essential skill that is greatly valued in a lot of professions. By choosing to study languages you will broaden your horizons, enrich your life and improve your future employment opportunities. Our international faculty will help you learn French, German, Russian, Spanish and Italian and foster a global understanding and greater intercultural and interpersonal skills through an exposure to cultures and literatures taught in the department.
The second annual Spanish Film Club celebrating the new wave of IberoAmerican cinema will kick off on Tuesday Sept. 20 with Everybody Leaves, a2015 Columbian film in Spanish with English subtitles, presented by Dr.Cory Thorne of the folklore department. For info on more films see the series poster.
The migrant crisis is on everyone’s minds and in everyone’s newsfeeds these days. Much has been written on the reasons for and the day-to-day reality of the current crisis. Immigration and emigration are fundamental to all our lives. But, how do we begin to understand the experience of someone who is forced to flee their home to save their life? Read literature, says Memorial’s latest Rothermere Fellow.