Foreign Languages and Literatures

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Aug 15, 2017 | NC State Alumni Association

Grad Student Ashley Meehan Studies English’s Influence on Spanish

Foreign Languages and Literatures graduate student Ashley Meehan discusses her travels around the country to study how the English language has influenced Spanish.

Aug 7, 2017 | Assistant Professor of Health Promotion, University of Oklahoma

Sarah Maness (Spanish Language and Literature ’09)

Alumna Sarah Maness says a Spanish class at NC State helped her discover her passion for public health, a field she now researches as an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma.

May 15, 2017 | NC State DELTA News

Meet DELTA Faculty Fellow Carolyn Quarterman

Meet Carolyn Quarterman, a DELTA faculty fellow and senior lecturer in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

May 8, 2017

Students, Alumni Selected for Prestigious Fulbright Grants

Six Humanities and Social Sciences students and alumni will teach English or conduct research abroad after winning prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2017-18 academic year.

May 4, 2017

NC State Humanities and Social Sciences Student of the Month: Simone Tucker

Simone Tucker is a freshman majoring in International Studies and Arabic. Recently elected Humanities and Social Sciences Student Senator for 2017-18, she is a member of the Mock Trial Team and multiple language clubs, resides in the Impact Leadership Village, and looks forward to a career in government or nonprofits.

May 4, 2017

Comparing Language in the Yucatan

It’s no secret that language and accents evolve over time. But what do those changes say about the speakers themselves? What can they tell us about identity? NC State graduate student Alex Hyler explored those questions while studying unique forms of Spanish in Yucatan, Mexico.

May 2, 2017

College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.

May 1, 2017 | Carolina College Bound

For Students Thinking Globally, Consider Arabic Studies, Carolina Experts Say

NC State's major in foreign languages and literatures with a concentration in Arabic language and culture involves four years of Arabic language, along with courses in history, religious studies, political science and anthropology, to equip students to understand cultural and historical contexts and nuance in the Middle East.