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Department of

Modern Languages

“El que habla dos lenguas vale por dos.”

They say the person who speaks two languages is worth two. And learning a foreign language at Washington College opens up a world of opportunities. Our faculty have traveled and studied in all corners of the globe, and we want our students to do the same.

Learn more about our language programs in French studies, Hispanic studies, German studies and international literature and culture or check out some of our student opportunities.

  

In Pictures

Video Spotlight

Recent Stories

  • Peruvian writer Claudia Salazar Jiménez will read in Spanish from her debut novel and talk about gender, political violence and lesbian writing in South America.
  • Akin Walker ’10 speaks about his academic and professional experience as a Hispanic and Japanese studies major, offering advice to current students.
  • After an internship that gave him hands-on, Spanish-speaking business experience in Santiago, Chile, Ryan Bankert ’13 landed a full-time job with a global firm that has branches in his favorite place—Latin America.
  • Ricky Callahan ’09 speaks about his academic and professional experience as a German studies major and offers advice to current students.
  • Eduardo Corral, whose collection Slow Lightning earned acclaim, will read at the Rose O’Neil Literary House Tuesday, Nov. 5.