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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.

  

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  • Professor Ken Schweitzer has been initiated as a sacred drummer in the colorful Santeria religion. He’ll share his experiences and his bata drums in a lecture and performance Oct. 1.
  • For Charlotte Costa ’14, a Fulbright award to teach English in Mexico brings all she has studied at WC into perfect alignment with her future.
  • Tango Lessons and Noche de Tango Performance Bring WC’s Hispanic Heritage Events to a Close Saturday, Sept. 28.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month opens Sept. 17 with Panamanian-born Jorge Cham’s “The PhD Movie” and his lecture on procrastination, then moves to Peruvian crafts on the 20th and closes Sept. 28 with a “Night of Tango.”
  • After graduating in December with a double major in English and Hispanic studies, Sarah Masker ’14 will travel to Brazil as a Fulbright Scholar.