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Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Explore this page for advising updates, news, jobs, events, and resources relevant to a degree and career in Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures!

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Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Quinnipiac University! We are a vibrant community of teacher-scholars representing a variety of backgrounds and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of national languages, literatures, and their related fields.

Committed to educating the global citizens of tomorrow, the department offers coursework in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish, and frames the study of these languages within that of the literary and cultural values, as well as the histories, of those who speak them.

As students acquire a knowledge and understanding of a language and culture, they develop critical skills to evaluate and analyze texts from both past and present, from the literary to hyper-contemporary media, within their social, political and historical contexts. Integrating these studies into a liberal arts CAS education, students develop a broader appreciation for not only global cultures, but also a deeper understanding of our own culture in its complexity and diversity.

Employers in today’s global market value this ability to identify and analyze media from a variety of perspectives, and speakers of languages other than English will have a competitive edge in the 21st-century workplace for their linguistic, analytical and intercultural competencies.

 

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​Opportunity for SHS and CAS seniors in Spring 2022–Capstone with travel to Ghana

For this School of Health Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences capstone, we will travel to Ghana in January 2022 for two weeks prior to the start of the Spring 2022 semester. The capstone course will be taken as …

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Think Like A Recruiter To Prepare For Your Next Interview

One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is to think like a recruiter. Not sure how to do this? One great way is to read what THEY read. For every article you Google seeking advice on how …

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Have you ever considered a micro-internship?

Quinnipiac University has launched an opportunity for students and recent grads to provide immediate help on professional tasks. Learn how you can gain valuable experience, while helping companies get work done.

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​Ron Quirk, Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages, presented a paper

Ron Quirk, Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages, presented a paper, “From Chronicler to Character: Galdos’s Narrator in La de Bringas,” at the Virtual Conference of Congresos Internacionales de Literatura y Estudios Hispanicos on June 19.

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