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Academic Press Fosters Global Conversations

Through collaboration and innovation, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is home to an academic press that publishes books from leading scholars throughout the Americas.

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

As the old French saying goes: "On juge de la pièce par l'échantillon." Or, in English: "The proof is in the pudding." In the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures learning isn’t limited to the classroom, through research and publications we work together to inspire debate, solve problems and better our community. And the proof is in the pudding, of [...]

"Hablamos español en NC": Hispanic Linguistics Program Goes to La Fiesta del Pueblo

On September 26, 2015 the Hispanic Linguistics Program participated in La Fiesta del Pueblo, an annual event that showcases Hispanic language and culture in North Carolina. During the event, Foreign Languages and Literatures faculty and graduate students engaged in several outreach activities including handing out free buttons with the phrase "Hablamos español en NC" ("We speak Spanish in NC"), and asking passersby to place a pushpin on a map [...]

French Scholar Janet Beizer Talks about Harlequins, Patchwork Eating in 19th Century France

On Tuesday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. in Withers 331, Dr. Janet Beizer, Professor of French and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at Harvard University, gave a talk entitled, "Savor the Harlequins:  Patchwork Eating in Nineteenth-Century Paris." Her presentation, accompanied by slides of archival images, focused on "the harlequin" or recomposed leftovers, as an alimentary and [...]

Cultural Critic Luis Duno-Gottberg Visits NC State

On March 19th Dr. Luis Duno-Gottberg, associate professor at Rice University, gave a talk at the Department of Foreign Languages entitled: "Lumpen Sovereignty: Mutations of ‘The People’ and The State in Contemporary Venezuelan Politics." Dr. Duno-Gottberg is the author of La humanidad como mercancía: La esclavitud moderna en América (2014) among other books, and specializes in 19th, 20th and 21st century [...]