Modern & Classical Language Studies (MCLS) is a comprehensive foreign language department providing a wide range of programs in foreign languages, literatures, and cultures, as well as translation of selected foreign languages into English.

Offerings include basic foreign language instruction, Bachelor of Arts degrees in foreign language, Bachelor of Science degrees in translation, and undergraduate minors, as well as Master of Arts degrees in foreign language, literature, and culture; pedagogy; and translation; and a Ph.D. degree in Translation Studies.

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MCLS Events

MCLS Events

September 28, 2023 | Annual MCLS Bilingual Reading

October 13, 2023 | Setting Professional Goals while still in Graduate School

October 20, 2023 | CRITT Series with Dr. Baer

October 27, 2023 | Young Researchers Sympoosium

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Student & Alumni Spotlight

Mallory Woods | Class of 2022

Major: Translation

Concentration: Spanish

Minor(s): Economics & Italian Studies

Mallory is a MCLS alumnus pursuing her PhD in Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Click here to read her full Grad Series Interview

MCLS Alumni Mallory Woods
Photo & Interview Credit: Adrienne Tsikewa, Graduate Programming Assistant at UC Santa Barbara

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Maryann De Julio | Professor of French

Germaine Dulac

Published: August 2022

Publisher: Manchester University Press

Monograph: Germaine Dulac by Maryann De Julio


Modern and Classical Language Studies

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