Department of
Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Curiosity, Generosity, and New Knowledge

From electronic art to silver mining in Bolivia, the German Enlightenment to Congressional productivity, our faculty are able to extend their research based on donor support from Great Conversations.

Lost in translation: CSU launches certificate in Spanish for animal health and care

Sometimes a Spanish speaker who knows a little bit of English — or an English speaker who knows some Spanish — will get designated as a farm’s translator, but if they’re not fluent in both languages, misunderstandings can happen.

Winter 2017

Many Roads: A study of traditional art by a non-traditional student

Annie Seipel is a non-traditional student in almost every sense of the word. At age 45 Seipel is on the brink of finishing her bachelor’s degree combining her interests of Arabic and metal-working.

Spreading hope at CSU through the Esperanza Scholarship

Madeleine Sheahan didn’t know it was unusual for a current student to establish a scholarship. Now an alumni, Sheahan continues to make a difference for students with the Esperanza Scholarship.

Spring 2017

CSU student fulfills longtime dream of studying abroad

A foreign language matches any major. Junior Raeann Magill, soil and crop sciences major with a minor in Spanish, traveled to Uruguay for study abroad.

Winter 2016

Global Treks and Triple Majors

In her third year of college, Jo Buckley juggles the collective titles of world traveler, community leader and triple major.

Sign Language courses to be introduced next fall

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is working to create an American Sign Language minor.