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Department of Modern Languages

Welcome to K-State Modern Languages!

faculty and GTAs 2022Our Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors (GTAs) are ready for the 2022-2023 academic year!

Check out what's new on our Notable News BLOG!


The KLC is Modern Languages' exclusive student learning space in 001 Eisenhower Hall. Stop by to study or collaborate with your classmates, come for free tutoring hours (in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish), or meet our graduate students and faculty during advising and office hours. Several tech and workspace upgrades will be happening this semester, so stay tuned for more information.

SPRING HOURS (general and tutoring) HERE.


Summer 2023: Faculty-led Study Abroad

Kyoto, Japan: May 14-28, 2023

Earn 3 credits in Japanese Culture & Language, plus an optional 1-credit in Computer Science for Professionals. Visit Japanese tech, software, and gaming companies, while experiencing Japanese popular culture, history, and cuisine. Faculty leader, Dr. Miki Loschky. Learn more and apply here.

Pamplona, Spain: May 21-June 21, 2023

Earn 6 credits in Spanish (2 courses) by studying at the Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona. Trip begins in Madrid (5 days) and includes day trips in Basque Country, Navarra, and Castilla León. Faculty leader, Dr. Rebecca Bender. Learn more and apply here.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico: June 1-July 3, 2023

Earn 6 credits (2 courses) in Spanish while studying at International House in the beach city of Playa del Carmen. Faculty leader, Dr. Laura Valentin-Rivera. Learn more and apply here.

Pamplona Belltower

Modern Languages Ambassador!

We have a great group of majors and minors, plus dual-degree and double majors, who will be representing our department and advocating for language study this year. Keep an eye out for our social media updates for Ambassador profiles and outreach events.

Naomi Galindo, MLANG presidentNaomi Galindo ('23), President of the Modern Languages Student Association & Ambassadors. French major & International Area Studies secondary major.


NEW ON THE BLOG: Notable News

Culture Clip videos! 

If you want to watch a full interview or simply pick a topic you like and watch a clip of Dr. Kanost discussing it, we've got both! Check out the series, and our other videos, on our YouTube channel HERE!

Image of the thumbnail for the full interview video. Cover of Dr. Kanost's book on the left, the translation of Rivera Garza’s La Castañeda.


Give to K-State
Want to meet with an advisor to learn more about Modern Languages, dual degree options, study abroad, etc.?

Book a 20-minute meeting with Dr. Courbou, our lead advisor and instructor of Spanish & French. 





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