Classical & Modern Languages

  • The Truman German Business class

    February 16, 2015

    The Truman German Business class acting out their new entrepreneurial motto: Spaß muss sein!

  • Otros versos sencillos: Live Hispanic Poetry Night

    February 13, 2015

    Join us on Friday April 17 (5:30-7:00 pm) for this special poetry event sponsored by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Professors and host poets José Carreño-Medina and Lídice Alemán will welcome three Latin American poets: Martin Mulligan (Nicaragua), Alessandra Molina (Cuba), and Eric Blandón (Nicaragua) for a poetry reading and round table. This […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi: Cultural Presentation

    National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi will be hosting a cultural presentation on Bolivia on February 24 at 7pm (VH 1010). Don’t miss it!

  • Italian Film maker comes to Truman

    January 16, 2015

    Award-winning African-Italian film maker Fred Kuwornu visited Truman campus on November 13-14, 2014. He presented two of his documentary films :  Inside Buffalo (2010) about the segregated African-American Army combat unit that fought in Italy during WWII for which he received recognition from President Obama, and his film  18 IUS SOLI  (2013) examines the status […]

  • German Conversation Table

    January 13, 2015

    German Conversation Table –  also known as Stammtisch, or Kaffeeklatsch — meets every Tuesday from 4-5 pm at “Jazzman” in the SUB.  Join us in honoring an old German tradition of meeting regularly to appreciate each other’s company, practicing the language, learning about the German culture, and picking up new phrases “on the go”.

  • Classical and Modern Languages Festival

    December 16, 2014

    The Department of Classical and Modern Languages hosted area high school teachers and students for the annual Classical and Modern Languages Festival on November 13, 2014. Forty-six sessions were offered by Truman faculty and language majors in 10 different languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish, and Wolof.  Language students from eight area […]

  • Homecoming CML Panel: “Life after Truman”

    September 4, 2014

    Homecoming CML Panel: “Life after Truman” Down Under, SUB Friday, October 10, 2014 10:30 – 11:20 a.m. The Classical and Modern Language Department is pleased to present three alumni in a special panel on ways to re-vision careers in foreign languages. Each of our panelists will give a brief talk about their life after Truman: […]

  • Visiting Romance Linguist Dr. Thomas D. Cravens

    September 3, 2014

    Visiting Romance Linguist Nationally renowned Romance  linguist Dr. Thomas Cravens from the Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison will be leading a three-day symposium October 20-23 on the Romance Language family. His talk will be of special interest to majors in Classics, French, Linguistics, Spanish, and of course Romance Language major. This event is made possible by […]

  • Upcoming German Events

    April 16, 2014

    April 23rd, 7 p.m , BH 217: Informational meeting about our Faculty-led Study Abroad program to Düsseldorf, Germany, for Truman credit. No prior knowledge of German required. April 28th, 7 p.m, BH 228: German film night, about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a famous resistance fighter during the second world war (German Culture, in English). May 1st, 7 […]

  • Carnaval: A Celebration of Latin American Stories

    April 13, 2014

    Join the Hispanic American Leadership Organization as they share the influence that Hispanic culture has had on this country. This event is completely free and open to the public. Free food and refreshments will be provided. Carnaval will take place on Saturday April 26 at 6pm in the SUB Activities Room.