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Modern Languages

Category: Spring 2013

Central Kansas Japanese Festival

Japanese Festival 2013

Tables are covered with origami cranes, vendors line the Union selling Japanese food and drinks, students bend over a Go board while a group of women play traditional Japanese music on the shamisen.  April 13th 2013 was the 18th annual Central Kansas Japanese festival organized by the Japanese Student Association in conjunction with the Japanese Language Program.  Continue reading “Central Kansas Japanese Festival”

Congratulations! Accomplishments and Achievements for 2012-2013

This year the Department of Modern Languages had a number of students, alumni and faculty whose hard work and talent were recognized at the university level as well as within the larger community. We would like to take time to highlight some of this year’s accomplishments.

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“Spanish in Action”: from Manhattan, Kansas to the Athens of Costa Rica

CAT Community: Spanish in Action

Eleven lucky freshmen set out together with a K-State Spanish professor and an upperclassman Spanish major in January 2013 for the adventure of a lifetime: a service-learning and language immersion experience in Costa Rica.  They were the Spanish in Action CAT Community. Continue reading ““Spanish in Action”: from Manhattan, Kansas to the Athens of Costa Rica”

Kaffeestunde: Caffeinated Conversation

Kaffeestunde im April

Its Friday, 10:30 at the Radina’s Coffeehouse in the Leadership Studies Building.  Against a noisy backdrop of espresso machines and clattering coffee cups, a group of people is talking in German and laughing.  Every week at this time German majors, minors, language students as well as German-speaking faculty from around the university gather to socialize, relax, and improve their language skills.  Continue reading “Kaffeestunde: Caffeinated Conversation”