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Alumni Portraits

Are you a GS alum with a degree in foreign languages? We would love to feature you to show how foreign languages can impact one’s life. Here are examples of what this would look like. If interested, please contact the department and let us know what you are doing with your foreign language skills. Email […]

Support World Languages and Cultures

The Department of World Languages and Cultures operates several funds that are used to support various activities. Here is a list with account numbers. Any donation is welcome and greatly appreciated. Please contact Eagle Giving. GS0152 Department of Foreign Languages AS2683 Foreign Languages AS2687 French Club Fund GS0547 German Fund AS2689 Language Laboratory to Support […]

Dr Kurz becomes FLAG President

On March 5, 2022, at the conclusion of the Covid19-delayed 50th Anniversary of the annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG), Horst Kurz assumed the presidency of the organization. Dr Kurz has been involved in FLAG in many ways and functions ever since coming to Georgia Southern in 1993. He will serve […]

Screenwriter & Producer Oscar Torres Visits Dra. Leticia McGrath’s “Studies in Hispanic Film” Course

Students in Dra. Leticia McGrath’s Spring 2022 SPAN 5332 course titled “Studies in Hispanic Film” recently had the exciting opportunity to meet Hollywood screenwriter and producer Oscar Torres to discuss his film Voces inocentes (Innocent Voices), which is set in El Salvador in 1986 during some of the most violent episodes of the Salvadoran Civil […]

Carnival: A Global Tradition

Carnival has started in some parts of the world and we at the World Languages and Cultures Department have created a beautiful board to highlight some of the Carnivals around the world. If you are in the Statesboro Campus, stop by the second floor of IAB to see the board. If you are not in […]

Hidalgo on Cervantes

Dr. Jose Manuel Hidalgo’s “El disfraz literario de Loaysa en la Novela del celoso extremeo de Miguel de Cervantes” will be published in the Fall issue of the prestigious journal Cervantes.

Amarie on Gourmont

Dr. Olga Amarie’s literary criticism entry on Remy de Gourmont (1858-1915) was published in the Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC) series by Layman Poupard Publishing for Gale/Cengage Learning’s Literature Criticism Series, the largest curated online collection of literary criticism in the world. Dr. Amarie had a double role in the project, that of academic advisor and that […]