Classical & Modern Languages

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]