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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.

  

In Pictures

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  • Chris Miller ’14, a biology major fluent in Spanish, helps local Hispanic families navigate the community health care system.
  • Akin Walker ’10 speaks about his academic and professional experience as a Hispanic and Japanese studies major, offering advice to current students.
  • 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.”
  • The roots rock of the Howlin’ Mudbugs will provide the beat for a raucous Mardi Gras Party Thursday, Feb. 27.
  • Tango Lessons and Noche de Tango Performance Bring WC’s Hispanic Heritage Events to a Close Saturday, Sept. 28.