Translating Black Lives Matter into Yiddish
Amid an eruption of protests over police brutality, a Black performer of Yiddish music reflects on an attempt to “touch Blackness from inside Yiddish.”
Also known as FLU (the Foreign Language Unit), of the Department of English & Foreign Languages.
We offer Arabic, Chinese, French, German, and Spanish.
2500 Walton Way
Students can obtain a B.A. in Foreign Languages with tracks in: -French -French Education -Spanish -Spanish Education Students can minor in French, German, and Spanish. We also offer a TESOL Certificate, a Linguistics Certificate, and a study abroad program in Salamanca, Spain. CURRICULUM Majors in Spanish and French are designed to prepare students for graduate school and teaching, as well as to supplement a variety of careers including civil service, communications, business, social services, and the medical profession. WE OFFER: • Elementary and intermediate courses: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, and Spanish. • Online courses in Spanish. • Advanced undergraduate courses (3000 & 4000 level) in French, German, and Spanish • Graduate courses in French and Spanish • MAJOR in French or Spanish: 10 courses at the advanced level (3000-4000) • MINOR in French, German, or Spanish: Four courses at the advanced level. • MAJOR in French Education or Spanish Education: 10 courses at the advanced level, with a minor in Education. Students can also join a number of groups such as the Spanish Club (Los Amigos Hispanos), French Club, and Alpha Mu Gamma. FULL-TIME FACULTY Liana Babayan (Ph.D., UGA) Associate Professor of French Director of Women's & Gender Studies Program Research interests: Francophone literature, Francophone women writers, Exile. [email protected] Giada Biasetti (Ph.D., University of Florida) Associate Professor of Spanish Research interests: Latin American 20th century literature and culture, translation studies, and Spanish for the professions. [email protected] Rob Bledsoe (Ph.D., Berkley) Associate Professor of German Research interests: 18th century German literature. [email protected] Christopher Botero (Ph.D., Penn State) Associate Professor of Spanish & Linguistics Research interests: Hispanic linguistics, phonetics, phonology. [email protected] Carly Henderson (Ph.D., IU Bloomington) Assistant Professor of Spanish Research interests: Second Language Acquisition Pedro Hoyos-Salcedo (Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln) Associate Professor of Spanish Research interests: Graffiti and Literature, Colonial Literature. [email protected] E. Nicole Meyer (Ph.D., UPenn) Professor of French & Women & Gender Studies Research Interests: Francophone women writers. [email protected]
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