Classical & Modern Languages

  • 2019 Summer Study Abroad in Spain

    May 27, 2019

    The 2019 Summer Study Abroad in Spain began on May 17 in Madrid, with ten participants and Dr. Stacy Bryant. The cultural immersion started with a stop for churros and chocolate, an emblematic Spanish treat. After a panoramic tour of historic Madrid, including the Gran Vía, Palacio Real, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, and Plaza […]


    May 11, 2019

    Truman’s student-led English as a Second Language organization, United Speakers, had an exciting 2018-2019 academic year. Thanks to a $500 grant from the Foreign Language Association of Missouri, United Speakers was able to purchase instructional materials and supplies for the classes they teach in four different locations. One exciting purchase, a new projector for the […]

  • Classical and Modern Languages “Celebrating Student Success” Awards Reception

    May 7, 2019

    The 2019 Classical and Modern Languages “Celebrating Student Success” Awards Reception was held on April 30 in SUB Georgian Room A. Awards were presented to outstanding students from various language disciplines by faculty members. Every year, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages hosts the reception to recognize the accomplishments of student recipients of national […]

  • Spanish Immersion Weekend 2019

    April 9, 2019

    Truman students had a great opportunity to practice Spanish outside the classroom through participation in the department’s annual Spanish Immersion Weekend, held at Camp Jo-Ota near Clarence, MO on April 5th and 6th.  The adventure began when students signed a contract, promising to speak only Spanish for the entirety of the trip. Activities on Friday […]

  • Dumplings & Tea Boiled Eggs at Violette Hall

    April 5, 2019

    The Society for Sino-American Studies (SSAS) will be selling dumplings and tea boiled eggs on April 17th, 18th, and 19th from 11:30am – 2:30pm in Violette Hall. Come and help support SSAS while enjoying traditional Chinese cuisines. Please email if you have questions. 3$ for 5 dumplings 1$ for a tea boiled egg 5$ […]

  • National Classics Honor Society (Eta Sigma Phi) annual convention

    March 29, 2019

    Highlights from the annual convention of the National Classics Honor Society (Eta Sigma Phi) Truman was represented at the convention by four Classics majors and two Classics faculty; the convention was held at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota Emily Camden (’20) was elected as national vice president (megale hyparchos); she will be in charge […]

  • Linguaprofs at Macon High School

    March 22, 2019

    On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Spanish/Education professor Dr. Stacy Davis and two Linguaprofs student members, Nicole Orf and Megan Kraus, traveled to Macon High School to give cultural presentations on Spain and Costa Rica. The three visited Truman alumna Miranda Walker’s Spanish I, II, and III classes to present on their experiences studying abroad, as […]

  • New scholarship for French Majors: Bourse Olympe de Gouges!

    March 14, 2019

    The Department of Classical and Modern Languages is excited to announce a scholarship and internship opportunity for Summer 2019 ! For a minimum of four weeks in June or July, we are offering you an opportunity to apply for a 1-credit internship in Toulouse. To apply, follow the instructions given in the attached PDF. Application Deadline Monday March 25th, at […]

  • Congratulations to United Speakers!

    March 6, 2019

    Thanks to the Student Giving Campaign sponsored by the Development Office, the student organization United Speakers was able to raise $1951 to help buy a projector for their ESL classes in Milan, and many other resources needed to help prepare their five English as a Second Language classes each week. If you are interested in […]

  • Chinese New Year Gala

    February 27, 2019

    On Feb. 23, the 2019 Chinese New Year Gala took place in the Georgian Rooms of the Student Union Building. Over 300 students and faculty members enjoyed delicious food and wonderful performances, and participated in fun games. The performances included a Chinese traditional dance, Chinese pop songs, English songs, and a piano performance by American […]