LLC Mission Statement
Through engaged teaching, innovative research, diverse creative activity, and dedicated service, the Department strives to:
- Communicate an understanding of languages, literatures, and cultures within the context of a humanistic liberal education;
- Connect with individuals and communities within the department, across the campus, the state, the nation, and the world in order to foster a culture of meaningful intellectual inquiry, participatory and life-long learning that promotes respect for all;
- Contribute to the University's strategic goal of internationalizing the campus as we prepare our students to excel in a variety of professions and graduate studies.
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MA Class of 2012
The year I spent in Angers will have a lasting impact on me, from the friends I made to my better understanding of the French language, culture, and especially the university system.
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Associate Professor of Spanish
Ana Hontanilla, an LLC Associate Professor of Spanish, received a 2012 John Carter Brown Library Grant for her work, "Sentiment and the Law: Slavery in Eighteenth-Century Spanish Caribbean (1785-1820) Donald L. Saunders Fellow (5).
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Taking its title from Jorge Manrique's famous elegy for his father ("Nuestras vidas son los ríos..."), this poetry collection is a meditation on time, memory, family and the fleeting nature of life. I exercise the artist's prerogative to give shape to my experience, reaching beyond the merely...
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The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures hosts two lecure series: the LLC Works! series and the LLC Speakers series. Find out more here!
Each semester LLC awards substantial scholarships to majors and graduate students in French and Spanish, and to majors and minors in German. Find out more here!
UNCG offers a large variety of study abroad programs located across the globe. Click here for info. on the upcoming Summer in Spain 2014 program. For general information on UNCG programs abroad, click here, and be sure to check out photos of LLC students abroad!