General News

Spanish Honors Society Award

Categories: General News Tags: 2022, achievement, spanish

LACS Professor of Spanish, Dr. Michael Doyle was inducted into the order of Don Quixote, the top International Award of the Hispanic Honors Society Sigma Delta Pi. Read More

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

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 program. The entire event will be held virtually on February 24-25, 2021 from 10:00am – […]

Japanese for Professions: Seminar

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 at 2:00pm-4:30pm EST (11:00am-1:30pm PST) via Zoom. The deadline for registration is February […]

UNC Charlotte Confucius Institute Closes

Effective December 31, 2020, the UNC Charlotte Confucius Institute housed in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies has closed. To view the archived website, please see here.


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 […]

Alexandra Potter receives scholarships to study Arabic in Morroco

Like many students, UNC Charlotte Senior Alexandra Potter majoring in International Studies and Political Science with a minor in Arabic Studies, always thought that studying abroad was too expensive. Fortunately, she discovered the many scholarship opportunities available for those who seek to study Arabic and other critical languages. Potter will spend the Spring 2020 semester […]