Article in The Collegian: Languages, Literature and Cultures alumni use language skills working abroad

Picking everything up and leaving to work in a new country is the dream for some, but others have been able to achieve a job working abroad after graduating from Colorado State University having studied another language. Two CSU alumni are working abroad and having experiences interacting with different cultures that makes up their daily […]

Article in The Collegian: Department of Languages, Literatures, Cultures looks to expand student reach

In a world growing more interconnected daily, the ability to communicate across language barriers becomes an added challenge. The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is working to offer language to more students as well as share why they believe it can advance students in their field. To read more about how this department is […]

Article in Source: Professor brings ancient Spanish beer’s history to a head

While Colorado State University has gained widespread publicity for its fermentation science and technology program — especially the beer-brewing angle — one CSU faculty member from a different department is examining the history of beer in a country known primarily for its wine. Carlyon holds a contemporary version of Caelia being brewed in Spain. Jonathan […]

Article in Source: Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships awarded to three CSU students studying abroad

Three Colorado State University students have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, which aims to diversify students’ international experiences, including programs, types and locations. Mika Bernal, Danait Hailemicael and Allyson Hannah will apply their scholarships, which range from $2,000 to $5,000, to education abroad experiences during the spring semester. The recipients: Allyson Hannah CSU […]

Article in The Collegian: CSU’s Language Department Drops Foreign, Adds Culture

by Nicole Towne “The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is starting a new chapter in their story with a new title. It may have changed its name, but its mission and focus remains intact and more transparent than before. Formerly known as the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the department’s faculty wanted to address the […]

Article in Source: New Name for CSU Language Department Reflects Positive Shifts

by Jeff Dodge Colorado State University’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is being revitalized with a new name, new faces and new projects. The unit has been renamed “Languages, Literatures and Cultures” to more accurately describe its mission. “We dropped the term ‘foreign’ for its negative connotations and to better reflect our offerings — American […]

New Study Abroad Program: Hike the Camino de Santiago

Camino abroad: A Spanish pilgrimage by Jeff Dodge Colorado State University students now have yet another option for studying abroad, and it involves participating in one of the most famous pilgrimages in the world. Faculty in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures have developed a four-week program that includes a trip along the Camino […]

Translation Studies and Mexican Cultural Studies: New Research Areas at the Department

The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures not only just changed its name to Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures but has also added two new cutting-edge faculty members to round out its already diverse specializations in ten different languages, literatures and cultures. Assistant Professor Sophie Esch, a Latin American cultural studies scholar who works […]