Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures
The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures is committed to leading students to intercultural competence by developing a deep understanding and appreciation for language, culture, and literature.
In this way, we prepare students to work collaboratively in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. And since studying another language — its culture, arts, history, and people — is an essential part of a liberal arts education, we also help students develop their powers of intellect and imagination. The Department offers instruction in six languages: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.
Two years after its first edition, the Gustavus Hispanic Film Festival is back! Just like in 2013, this year the GHFF has been made possible through a grant received from PRAGDA, a distribution company sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. For this second edition, we are glad to have six amazing new films from […]
Global China Connection (GCC) is one of the biggest student-run non-profit organizations that helps develop relationships among young people mainly from China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and other international communities. GCC now has over sixty branches in the universities and colleges in the United States. It creates opportunities for Chinese students and […]
On Sunday, September 14th, 2014 students of Spanish & LALACS gathered in the Arboretum for a picnic and a literal kick off to the fall semester. In spite of the rain, the soccer match was on! Two opposing teams of faculty, students (and future students) formed, sporting LALACS tees in honor of […]
|Maria Isabel Kalbermatten||Chair||507-933-7386||web|
|Jenny Tollefson||Administrative Assistant||507-933-7391|
|Ana Adams||Associate Professor||507-933-6079||web|
|Patricia Branstad||Instructor of German||507-933-7390|
|Angelique Dwyer||Assistant Professor||507-933-7419||web|
|Nan Li||Visiting Assistant Professor||507-933-6080|
|Carlos Mejia Suarez||Assistant Professor||507-933-7385|
|Jeremy Robinson||Director of the Culpeper Language Learning Center||507-933-6248|
|Lianying Shan||Associate Professor||507-933-7381|
|Darío Sánchez-González||Assistant Professor||507-933-7387|