Languages and Linguistics

  • 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 […]

  • Movie night with Delta Phi Alpha

    February 26, 2019

    Members of Truman’s chapter of Delta Pi Alpha, the German National Honor Society, invite you join them for a monthly gathering to chat about any German topic.  Often, they watch a German movie together!  

  • United Speakers chosen to be part of the Student Giving Campaign

    February 21, 2019

    United Speakers chosen to be part of the Student Giving Campaign at Truman (February 25-March 1st) ! United Speakers is an on-campus organization at Truman State University (TSU) that provides free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to the Adair County Community. We teach five classes per week at three different locations. The students […]

  • Dr. Hélène Blondeau Presentation

    Upcoming event: Dr. Hélène Blondeau’s presentation “French Language Variation in North America: A corpus-based approach” on March 1, BH Little Theater at 5.30 pm: French Language Variation in North America: A corpus-based approach This comparative sociolinguistic study examines two North American varieties of French differently affected by contact with the English language. The analysis is […]

  • Paris Chamber of Commerce exam

    February 15, 2019

    French students ready to take the Paris Chamber of Commerce exam ! The students from the French for Tourism class are actively preparing to take the Paris Chamber of Commerce exam! The majority of the students chose to register to take the French Business exam, while some prefer to take the French for Tourism exam, […]