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What Can You Do with a Degree in Humanities & Social Sciences? Anything You Want and in 12 Different Languages!

What can you do with a degree in Humanities & Social Sciences? "Anything you want!," advises Humanities & Social Sciences' Dean Jeff Braden. NC State University's College of Humanities & Social Sciences offers students a wide array of graduate and undergraduate programs and disciplines, including a major with concentrations in four different foreign languages, a minor with concentrations in twelve [...]


French Minor Uses Her Study Abroad Experiences to Better Prepare for a Future Medical Career

For Laila Knio ‘17, a Park Scholar and French minor, the summer of 2014 was a very busy year. In May, she traveled to France as part of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures' Paris, Normandy, and Lille Study Abroad Program. In a recent interview with Lauren Vanderveen, Laila describes her Study Abroad experience this way: “We spent a week in Paris, then traveled up to Normandy. [...]


Greg Dawes Presents His Latest Book on Pablo Neruda at the Poet's Home in Santiago

Last April 14, 2015, Foreign Languages and Literatures' Distinguished Professor Greg Dawes was invited to the Pablo Neruda Foundation in Santiago, Chile, to present his latest book Multiforme y comprometido. Neruda después de 1956 (RIL, 2015). In the following video clip (in Spanish), Dawes reads the Introduction of his book during the event celebrated at Neruda's former residence La Chascona in Santiago, Chile:


In the Spotlight: Susan Navey-Davis, 2014-2015 Faculty Advisor Award Winner

Foreign Languages and Literatures' Director of Undergraduate Advising Susan Navey-Davis was among five NC State academic advisers who were recently recognized by the Office of Academic Advising Services with the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Advising Awards. Born in North Carolina, Susan has been teaching for thirty-five years — twenty-eight of them at NC State. For about twenty of her many years at State, she has also been an undergraduate adviser, helping [...]


Una noche de poesía ... A Poetry Night with Sigma Delta Pi

"Each poem is unique," Mexican poet and Nobel Prize winner Octavio Paz once said, and "all poetry, with greater or lesser intensity, is latent in each work." And that precisely is what AP Spanish students learned last April when the NC State chapter of the Spanish Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi held a "Poetry Night" for students from William G. Enloe High School. [...]