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  • Romance Languages Major

The Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures encompasses the study of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, and Yiddish-speaking worlds. More than 300 courses are offered every year, from introductory language classes to advanced graduate seminars in literature and theory.

News & Announcements


Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl!

Congratulations to Professor Katrin Pahl who was awarded a senior fellowship at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) in Weimar for the summer semester 2019.


Spanish Program Spring Lecture Series

The Spanish Program in the Department of German and Romance Languages and Literatures presents its spring lecture series, which includes talks from a number of established scholars. All lectures are free and open to the public. Please join us! Tuesday, April 2: L. Elena Delgado (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), “Conflicting Emotions and Flagged Nationalism: Spain […]