Master Arabic calligrapher Pablo Casado will give a public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 7.
Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures News
On November 1, el Día de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—is celebrated throughout Mexico and other countries in Central and South America.
The Language and World Business program provides students interested in studying language, culture, and business with a curriculum designed to prepare them for careers in today’s global market and economy. It is the most popular major in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures.
Travel back in time to the 18th century and visit with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as UT celebrates AustenFest April 5–7.
Knox County Public Library, in partnership with UT’s College of Arts and Sciences, will host Books Sandwiched In, a book discussion series about diversity.
International science journal Nature selected Stephen Blackwell’s new book as one of the top twenty books of 2016.
Ets Haim library—the oldest Jewish library in the world—will celebrate its 400th anniversary with a symposium on November 24. Gregory Kaplan, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and a professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, will be among those attending this historic event in Amsterdam. He is a featured speaker for the symposium.
Associate Professor Brendan McConville has returned to UT after spending six months in Italy, but the sounds of the Italian countryside continue to resonate in his work.
Xylina Marshall, who graduated in May, is honing her Italian skills by participating in the VoluntarItaly program in Northern Italy. Marshall is one of nine students from UT’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Language and World Business program who are getting hands-on experience in business while applying their foreign language skills in internships this summer.
A new book co-edited by Stephen Blackwell has caught the attention of international and niche publications.