Department News


 February 25, 10am-11:50am, Schulz 3001, "Haitian Creole, a teaser: How the former slaves built a language that has been spoken & evolved over 200 years" By Dr. Jowel C. Laguerre, Superintendent-President, Solano Community College

Spanglish in California
BBC Radio interview with SSU professor Dr. Robert Train talking about “A hidden history of Spanglish in California” based on research he did during his fellowship at the Huntington Library. Aired February 13th, 2 PM on BBC/PRI's "The World” on KQED FM.

Global Learning Experience for Freshmen
Our department offers a Freshman Learning Community in Humanities that focuses on International Education. The Global Learning Experience (MLL 161A/B) provides important GE units toward graduation, the ability to learn another language and, if desired, preparation for Study Abroad.

NEW ITDS Special Major: "German Cultural Studies"
The German Program is now offering a Special Major through ITDS in German Cultural Studies. Click here for more information.



The programs and courses of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures make accessible to students the languages, literatures, and cultures of France and the Francophone world, Germany and other German-speaking countries in Europe, and Spain and Latin America.

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Félicitations!   Herzlichen glückwunsch! ¡Felicidades!

On behalf of the faculty of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, I would like to thank our majors and minors for another successful academic year. I would especially like to congratulate our graduating seniors! We wish you well in your future endeavors.

- Christine Renaudin, Chair, Modern Languages & Literatures

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