Over the next 18 months, through Fall 2019, and with the support of a Center for Engagement and Community Development Grant, Dr. Lucía Garavito and Dr. Laura Kanost are bringing the “Peace and Reconciliation after Transgenerational Trauma: Constructing Community with the Memories in Color Project” to K-State Spanish students and the campus community. K-State Spanish students will have the opportunity to collaborate with a Colombian peace and reconciliation nonprofit, Mil Colores Para Mi Pueblo. , to bring an art exhibit and workshops to campus in the Fall of 2019, and give Spanish Translation courses authentic content for which to create meaningful translations that will have a direct impact on several international communities.
Prepare to be a part of a multicultural world
As a student in the Department of Modern Languages you will be able to combine your interest in languages, cultures, linguistics and literature with other fields of study across the university. By majoring or minoring in a world language you will gain valuable language and cultural skills, which will make you a better communicator and critical thinker. You will learn how to use these skills domestically and internationally to find a rewarding career and to make a difference in the world.