Classical & Modern Languages

  • Milburn translation highlighted in Index

    November 3, 2011

    “Classics major senior Lauren Milburn is traveling through time to the 1500s through her work translating ancient texts and studying the civilizations who created them. However, her capstone experience for her classics major is more than translating a textbook or famous novel.” Read more from the Index article: http://www.trumanindex.com/finding-faith-in-translation-1.2680672

  • Zombie Zumbathon by Sigma Delta Pi

    October 19, 2011

    Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, hosted Zombie Zumbathon Saturday, October 29th from 1-3pm in the SUB Activities Room! Zumba is an increasingly popular latin dance aerobics work out. This Zumbathon was led by certified Zumba instructor Chelsea Braun of Columbia, MO and can help you burn 2000-3000 calories during the event. There was […]

  • José Antonio Fábres: Camino de Santiago

    October 3, 2011

    José Antonio Fábres (’88) volvió a Truman para nuestro Homecoming, y dio una presentación sobre el Camino de Santiago el viernes, 7 de octubre a las 7:00 en BH 314. Después de haber obtenido su bachillerato en español de NMSU, en 1988, José obtuvo su maestría y doctorado de la Universidad de Kentucky en Lexington. […]

  • Law School: Myth and Reality

    Sigma Delta Pi presented  Law School: Myth and Reality    Interested in law school?  Wondering about the application process or what law school is really like?  Would you like to find out how the knowledge of another language like Spanish can be useful in a career involving law?  Informal discussion with 2009 Truman State Alumni: Elizabeth […]

  • HOMECOMING 2011 – Classical and Modern Languages Department Open House.

    June 6, 2011

    The Classical and Modern Languages Faculty invited alumni who majored in foreign language to return to the Truman campus in Kirksville for Homecoming 2011. There were a number of alumni guests at our First Annual Classical and Modern Languages Open House! Professors in Spanish, French, German, Russian and Classics were there! We went back 15, 20, […]

  • Slam de Poesía/ Poetry Slam

    March 29, 2011

    Slam de Poesía/ Poetry Slam Wednesday, April 13, 9:30 PM Dukum Up 18 & Up! Works by students’ favorite Hispanic authors and original works were performed by students and faculty. There were 3 rounds: beginning Spanish, advanced Spanish, and English.  There were also fun prizes and karaoke between rounds! Admission was free, but donations were […]

  • Biutiful

    Screening of Biutiful Friday, April 1, 7 PM Violette Hall 1000 Admission was free, thanks to the generous support of the Funds Allotment Council (FAC). There was a pre-movie mini presentation on Javier Bardem and illegal immigration in Spain. Refreshments followed the movie.

  • Professor Liudmila Pravikova

    January 20, 2011

    Professor Liudmila Pravikova of Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University, Pyatigorsk, Russia spoke on “The North Caucasus after the collapse of the Soviet Union: a sociolinguistic perspective” Wednesday, January 26 at 7 p.m in Baldwin Hall 231

  • Annual Conference of the Foreign Language Association of Missouri Annual Conference

    January 13, 2011

    Truman State University was well represented at the Annual Conference of the Foreign Language Association of Missouri Annual Conference held in October 2010 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons.  Thirteen current and former students in the Master of Arts in Education program as well as three faculty members attended the conference.  Brandi Moeller Pruente, […]

  • Igor Shpiniov

    October 29, 2010

    United Nations Language Services: yesterday, today, tomorrow Presentation at Truman University Igor Shpiniov Department for General Assembly and Conference Management

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