Classical & Modern Languages

  • Welcome to the World Exhibition and Reception

    March 23, 2016

    The gallery exhibit area on the first floor of Pickler Memorial Library is currently displaying Welcome to the World, an exhibition of works by Spanish graphic artist Miguel Brieva. Welcome to the World is a traveling exhibition organized by Carleton College and sponsored by the CML department of Truman State University; it deals with topics such as […]

  • Triple-event in translation/interpretation

    Interested in translation and interpretation? You are cordially invited to this exciting series of events organized and sponsored by our department! March 21: talk by interpreter Sam Davis in Baldwin Hall 156 at 7:30pm. March 22: round table with our two guests, Sam Davis and Don Smith, and faculty members from the CML and Linguistics […]

  • Upcoming events for Sigma Delta Pi

    January 31, 2016

    February Venezuela Feb. 11, 7-8, MG 2001 In light of the recent political changes in Venezuela, Sigma Delta Pi will be giving a presentation on the country and its current events. The group will be collaborating with a Venezuelan who studies at Truman. Open Mic Feb. 23, 7-8:30, Dukum Inn Fundraiser TBA March Mexico March […]

  • Initiation Ceremonies for German and Spanish

    December 2, 2015

    Delta Phi Alpha (German Honor Society) and Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society) are having their respective initiation ceremonies and dinners on December 3. Are you interested in joining any of these associations? Contact them!

  • Thanks to two recent Classics alumnae who recently shared their post-Truman stories with us.

    November 12, 2015

    Claire Albrecht (2012) now teaches Latin at Cair Paravel Latin School. Thanks to her liberal arts training, she was also able to teach philosophy and world mythology during her first year on the job. Her favorite class at Truman was GREK 301 where she read all of Euripides’ Medea in the original Greek. Kayla Brooner […]

  • Greek Dinner and Homerathon

    October 1, 2015

    The Classics Club has some interesting events coming up! Join us on October 4 for a Greek Dinner at Thousand Hills State Park and on October 9 for our Homerathon on the Quad. For more info on times and details, please contact

  • German Honor Society’s Octoberfest!

    September 30, 2015

    The German Honor Society’s is having an Octoberfest! Come to Barnett Parking lot on Friday Oct. 2 between 4pm and 6pm. There will be Pretzels, Brats and homemade cookies!

  • HALO is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

    HALO is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with several interesting activities. On Wednesday September 30, come to the SUB activities room at 7pm for the guest lecture of Dr. Robert Smale on the History of Latin America. On Friday October 2nd, join us for a Baile de Salsa in the Pershing Dance Studio at 7pm. Finally, […]

  • Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, master of the cast iron handpress

    September 28, 2015

    On Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 pm in the Little Theater (BH 176), Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, acknowledged master of the cast iron handpress, will give a talk entitled “Creating Great Literature in Limited Editions on Iron Handpresses: Borges, Cavafy, Burgess, Calvino, Cheever, Gioia.” The lecture is sponsored by the Dept. of English and Linguistics and the Dept. […]

  • Romance Language House Conversation Table

    September 2, 2015

    Every Thursday evening, the Romance Language House hosts a Conversation Table for students of a Romance Language (for example, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Catalan). The Table is an opportunity to practice speaking and listening in an informal setting with students and faculty. The Table meets during dinner time (5:30-7:00) in the Chariton Room of […]

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