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Modern Languages

Category: Spring 2017

Alumni Update: We want to hear from you!

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!

Please take our survey: alumni survey.  Tell us where you are, what you do, and how language has continued to impact your life! Leave a message below, or email your update to srluly@ksu.edu and we will include you in the newsletter!

French Translation Course Using Letters of Charles De Gaulle

French 720 class

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!

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Kansas State University Students, Staff, and Faculty Complete “Bridging the Gap” Medical Interpreting Training

Modern Language faculty role-play an interpreting encounter.

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”

Modern Languages Invites International Scholar

On Mamy hubbel talkarch 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”