Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics

Florida State University graduate student earns prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship

A Florida State University doctoral student has received a prestigious international fellowship to study in Europe this spring. Modern Languages and Linguistics doctoral student Nerea Delgado Fernández will use the Chateaubriand Fellowship to study the intonation, or the rise and fall of the voice when speaking, of bilinguals in Basque-speaking regions in France and Spain. […]

FSU Middle East Center presents 12th annual film festival

Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Middle East Center will host the 12th annual Middle East Film Festival, showcasing films that represent perspectives rarely seen in mainstream media. The festival, which runs from Feb. 21 through March 21, is sponsored by the Middle East Center and the Student Life Cinema and features five films over the course of five Sundays. “Our selection offers cultural […]

FSU presents symposium on crisis facing Amazonia

Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and College of Arts and Sciences will welcome experts from around the world for an interdisciplinary symposium on critical issues affecting the future of the Amazon Monday, Nov. 16, through Thursday, Nov. 19, via Zoom. The symposium, “Amazonia Now: Perspectives on a Region in Crisis,” will […]

FSU explores Congolese literature, music and art in the 21st century during first ‘Global Africas’ event

Florida State University will welcome some of the 21st century’s most prominent voices for a two-day virtual symposium exploring Africa’s past and present global interconnections, Thursday, Nov. 5, and Friday, Nov. 6. “Global Africas: Congolese Literature, Music, and Art in the 21st Century” examines the cultural, linguistic, political and historical realities of the Francophone regions […]

FSU assistant professor awarded fellowship for study of Spanish colonial expansion

A Florida State University faculty member in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics has received a prestigious fellowship to conduct research at Brown University during the summer of 2021.   Assistant Professor of Spanish Matthew Goldmark was awarded the Ruth and Lincoln Ekstrom Fellowship to continue his research on colonial Latin America and the formation of Spanish colonial empires during […]

FSU modern languages professor wins fellowship to pursue book on Caribbean history

A Florida State University faculty member from the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics has won a coveted fellowship from the National Humanities Center.  Martin Munro, Eminent Scholar and the Winthrop-King Professor of French and Francophone Studies, will spend the 2020-2021 academic year completing his residential fellowship at the NHC’s campus in Research Triangle Park, […]

FSU professor awarded international fellowship for work in French cultural studies

A Florida State University researcher has received a prestigious fellowship from the Collegium de Lyon in France. Aimée Boutin, a professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences, was selected for her innovative research on the impact of the railway on women’s artistic expression in […]