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The Department of Modern and Classical Languages is deeply committed to the conviction that the study of foreign language expands the outlook and interests of the educated citizen. By providing insight into the social and intellectual life of other peoples, language study fosters humanistic attitudes and cultivates a spirit of tolerance and understanding.

Upcoming Events

Oct 18 2017
Black and white photo of the Berlin Wall at the end of the Cold War.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Speaker Jeffrey A. Engel, Ph.D., is an award-winning American history scholar and director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. Read More

Oct 30 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This film features Martin, a former GDR citizen, who is released from jail and becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification. Read More

Nov 07 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

By welcoming more than one million refugees in 2015 and 2016, Germany has earned praise and criticism. Read More

Nov 10 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Speaker Herbert Quelle will talk about the harmonica and its relevance for U.S. culture. Read More

Nov 15 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Das Wunder von Bern features three story-lines: the 1954 Soccer World Cup, a typical family story from the Ruhr valley, and the socio-political situation of the post-war area. Read More

Dec 02 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Start into the holiday season by baking some German Plätzchen (cookies) and enjoying some (non-alcoholic) mulled wine. Read More

Dec 06 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The story of a man, who travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father’s former girlfriend. Read More

Dec 10 2017

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Take time off of your busy pre-holiday season and join us for an old world Adventskaffee and Weihnachtslieder sing-a-long to live music at a festively decorated Klub Haus. Read More