Classical & Modern Languages

  • “Diaries of a Traveling Classicist”: Studying Abroad in Greece

    October 12, 2016

    Follow senior Classics major Jordan Noland on her adventures around the Aegean while studying abroad in Greece. Explore the excavation and finds at the ancient temple of Apollo, Mandra on the island of Despotiko. “Diaries of a Traveling Classicist”: Studying Abroad in Greece Wednesday, Oct. 19 7:00 pm VH 1144

  • “Luxury: Treasures of the Roman Empire.”

    September 29, 2016

    10 Truman Classics students and faculty visited the Nelson-Atkins Museum to see the featured exhibit “Luxury: Treasures of the Roman Empire.”  The exhibit featured jewelry, coins, dining cups and accoutrements, and mosaics from throughout the Roman Empire (c. 100-500 CE).   A great time was had by all!    

  • Christiane Taubira Webinar

    September 26, 2016

    The Department of Classical & Modern Language will host a webinar on Monday, October 10th at 6 pm (McClain Hall 306). The webinar will consist of a lecture by Christiane Taubira, former Minister of Justice of France. Ms. Taubira is strongly committed to civil rights, women rights, and the rights of disadvantaged youth. As Justice […]

  • Student service

    September 13, 2016

    This Fall 2016, five Classics students are working with 4th grade students at Ray Miller Elementary School on a weekly basis to teach them Latin language and grammar, Roman culture, and study skills. The Truman student tutors are Emily Nicholson, Cheyenne Rodenbaugh, Adam Schmitz, Joe Slama, Christina Slipke.

  • Student research

    Sophomore Classics major, Joe Slama, will be traveling to Toronto, Canada in January 2017 to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies, a prestigious international organization.  There, Joe will present his Classical reception paper entitled “Harry Potter and the Descent to the Underworld: Katabasis in the Final Installment of Rowling’s Septology,” the […]

  • Sigma Delta Pi, Spanish honor society events

    April 5, 2016

    April 4-8: Sigma Delta Pi Distinguished Speaker Series Presents: Grant Berry, PhD Candidate in Spanish Linguistics at Penn State April 11: Film Night – “Sin Nombre”, 7-9 pm, MG 1098 April 14: Sigma Delta Pi Quesadilla Sale April 21:  Sigma Delta Pi Initiation, Baptist Student Union, 5:30 pm  

  • Alumni Speaker Series: An Educator’s Journey (Dr. Anastacia Kohl)

    March 23, 2016

    The CML department is very excited to announce the visit of Dr. Anastacia Kohl, from UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Kohl, a Truman graduate, will be offering two different talks: March 30: Multiple Paths: Foreign Language Careers in Higher Education (4:30pm, OP2117) March 31: Best Practices for Online Teaching: One Department’s Journey (4:30pm, OP2117)

  • Welcome to the World Exhibition and Reception

    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 […]

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