Classical & Modern Languages

  • Matthew Potter, JD, Truman 1996

    November 6, 2012

    “As a member of the Board of Governors for Truman State University, I can honestly say that my study of Latin has permitted me to be a more analytical and thorough member of the Board.  Latin teaches one how to think analytically, and it provides excellent insights into the workings of the English language.  I currently practice in the field […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi’s production of Los Esclavos

    October 24, 2012

    Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, will stage a production of Los Esclavos, a one-act play by Antonio Ballesteros. Performances will be held Friday, November 9th at 6:00pm in Georgian Room C; Sunday, November 11th at 2:00pm in Georgian Room A; and Monday, November 12th at 6:00pm in Georgian Rooms A & […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi: Day of the Dead presentation

    Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, will host a presentation on el Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) with an altar and traditional foods on Monday, October 29th at 6:30pm in Violette Hall 1000.

  • “Reflections on Truman and Classics”

    October 15, 2012

    Friday, Oct. 19, 11:00-11:55 am SUB 3203, by Matthew Potter, J.D., Truman alumnus and member of the Truman State University Board of Governors, on how his Truman education has helped him. Join us and bring your lunch if you want: 11:00 opportunity to chat informally; presentation at 11:30.

  • CML Homecoming Open House

    September 25, 2012

    Did your foreign language professors enrich your academic experience at Truman and beyond? We would love to see you again and hear where in the world you have been lately. Get together with old classmates, network with other alums, sample international cuisine, and re-connect with your old professors. Please stop by our open house! 4-7 […]

  • Truman State University’s Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Earns National Award

    August 10, 2012

    “Truman State University’s chapter of the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2011-12.  This is the 19th consecutive year that Truman State has received this award.  Professor Lucy Lee, TrumanState’s chapter adviser, was instrumental in earning this honor that was awarded to only 14 chapters […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi’s production of El delantal blanco.

    February 20, 2012

    This one-act play written by Sergio Vodanović revolves around the poignant interaction between two women of opposite social status: an aristocrat and her maid. What happens to the identities of these ladies when they exchange clothes? The answer sparks intriguing ideas regarding the true nature of social stratification. Performances were held Friday, April 13th, at […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi Presented Guatemala

    February 13, 2012

    Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, hosted a cultural presentation on the country of Guatemala Thursday, February 16th at 8 PM in the SUB Georgian Room A. The presentation included trivia (with prizes), a presentation on the country, and information about travel/study aboard opportunities in Guatemala.

  • 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:

  • 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 […]