Cultural Events

Brown Bag on Healthcare in Latin America: History, Society, Culture

Event Date: April 6, 2022 – 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Location: Zoom On Wednesday, April 6 at noon, join us to learn about and discuss an edited volume. Each author will talk for ten minutes about his chapter. Later, the group will talk about the process of putting together an interdisciplinary project with contributors […]

Talk UNC Charlotte

This presentation is based on Janzen’s recent book Unholy Trinity: State, Church and Film in Mexico, which argues that the sustained use of religious imagery is a way that Mexican films communicate social and political commentary to their audiences in a simple straightforward way. She gives an overview of how films from the Golden Age […]

Translation Day 2021

Event Date: March 5, 2021 – 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Location: Virtual More information to come! Read more here

Translation Day 2021

More information coming soon!

Heritage Language Learning Symposium: Second Day

The Heritage Language Learning Symposium is taking place for the second day today (February 25th, 2021). Yesterday, an engaging array of speakers provided thought-provoking and inspiring presentations. The department is proud of the work Dr. García León and Dr. Fernández Sánchez have done to bring this engaging symposium to UNC Charlotte. Join us today between […]

Heritage Language Learning Symposium

Event Date:February 24, 2021 – 10:00 AM to February 26, 2021 – 2:59 PM Location:Virtual The Heritage Language Learning Symposium is a virtual event sponsored by the UNC Charlotte Chancellor’s Diversity Grant and the CLAS Alumni Council Fall Faculty Grant. It is also supported by the Department of Languages and Culture Studies and the Spanish […]

Japanese for Professions: Seminar

Event Date: February 13, 2021 – 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM Location: Virtual Japanese for Professions is a virtual seminar, which aims to address “Educating the Educators,” teaching cultural fluency and global competence to attain awareness of diversity of thought, and inclusiveness among students and faculty. This event will take place on February 13, 2021 […]


The Department of Languages and Culture Studies denounces the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. We recognize as well that these now familiar names hide countless others. We condemn unequivocally systemic police violence directed against Black people, and the failure of so many institutions both to prevent it and to hold […]

Japanese Studies Program hosted Annual Speech Contest on Wednesday, 2/19

What better way to demonstrate your ability to speak Japanese than to participate in the annual Japanese Speech Contest! This year’s contest included 33 contestants (14 in level 1, 10 in level 2, 6 in level 3, and 3 in level 4: Speech in English) from diverse backgrounds. This event was sponsored by the Office […]