The Department of Modern Languages notes with sadness the passing of Loren Alexander, Associate Professor Emeritus of German and Foreign Language Education. Dr. Alexander passed away on January 7, 2017 at the age of 86.
Category: Spring 2017
Our language students often ask us about our alumni. What types of jobs do they get? Do they have opportunities to use their language skills after graduation? What advice do they have for us? K-State Modern Languages alumni, we would love to hear from you!
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French faculty Dr. Kathleen Antonioli and Dr. Cro received a grant to develop the exciting new translation course“Translating the Freedom Papers: Charles De Gaulle and WWII Correspondence”! Read below to find more about their interdisciplinary project!
Are you interested in finding new ways to use your Modern Languages degree? Consider medical interpreting! Medical interpreters work in health-care settings to “facilitate understanding in communication between people who are speaking different languages” (A Textbook for Medical Interpreters, CCHP 2014). Between August 8-12, 2016, 11 Kansas State University students, faculty, and staff completed the “Bridging the Gap” medical interpreting training. Continue reading “Kansas State University Students, Staff, and Faculty Complete “Bridging the Gap” Medical Interpreting Training”
On March 23, 2016, the Department of Modern Languages hosted the first annual Pettis Lecture in French and Francophone Studies. This lecture was made possible through the generous support of the Dorothy Bradford Pettis Fund and the Department of Modern Languages. Continue reading “Modern Languages Invites International Scholar”