FSU Modern Languages and Linguistics: Open House!

The @FsuModern Open House was a blast! Thanks to everyone who dropped by and helped to make it a success! If you missed it and need info about courses, career or academic opportunities, visit us at http://modlang.fsu.edu or stop by DIF 362. We're always glad to see you!

MES Student Awarded Boren Scholarship

Ms. Madelyn Johnson (International Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies) has been awarded the Boren Scholarship to study Arabic this coming spring and summer in Amman, Jordan. Boren is a prestigious and competitive scholarship which funds study abroad by U.S. undergraduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. 

#FSU Unity Campaign - Interview with Dr. Carolina González

As part of our #FSUnity campaign, we want to smash silos by humanizing our faculty and showing their diversity. Today, we showcase Dr. Carolina González, an Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics. Find out how she came to FSU, her journey creating languages, and how people can appreciate Hispanic culture.

Student Spotlight: FSU Alumna Stephenie Reid By Emma Beyar

Student Spotlight: FSU Alumna Stephenie Reid
By Emma Beyar

What is your current job?

I’m currently getting ready to enter active duty as a US Air Force (Intelligence) Officer...

Students from Windermere High School (Orlando, FL) Visit the Japanese Program

On Friday, October 11, Japanese language teacher Ms. Magnolia Cruz (FSU, Class of 2015) brought 50 students from Windermere High School (Orlando, FL) to visit the FSU Japanese Program.  Our faculty and students welcomed the high schoolers with an afternoon presentation about the multiple opportunities to advance their study of Japanese language, literature, and culture here in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at FSU.

Dr. Delia Poey is to receive the Latinx Distinguished Service Award at FSU’s 1st annual Latinx Celebration

It is our greatest pleasure to announce that Dr. Delia Poey (Spanish) received the Latinx Distinguished Service Award at FSU’s 1st annual Latinx Celebration on September 17th. The Latinx Distinguished Service Award recognizes faculty member, administrator, or staff member for their outstanding service in keeping with the principles and ideals of Latinx culture through their research or service.

Student Spotlight: Alexandra Basili; Italian Studies By Zoe D'Alessandro

Italy, I think, is really thought about for its art and its culture and its food, but people never think of it as a “science strong” nation, a nation that can really contribute to positive change in the world, and I really want to highlight that with whatever I do in the future.

Zhiying Qian was awarded the Jiede Empirical Research Grant of the Chinese Language Teachers Association

Zhiying Qian was awarded the Jiede Empirical Research Grant of the Chinese Language Teachers Association. The grant supports empirical research in Chinese pedagogy and Chinese applied linguistics that contributes to building a sound understanding of teaching and learning Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL). Each year the award committee selects one recipient whose research project exhibits innovation and long-term pedagogical benefit to the field of CFL.

Rachel Hickman’s Award

Congratulations to our student Rachel Hickman, who just won the National AATI Essay Contest 2019!