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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

Video Spotlight

Recent Stories

  • The roots rock of the Howlin’ Mudbugs will provide the beat for a raucous Mardi Gras Party Thursday, Feb. 27.
  • Alana Wase ’06 speaks about her academic and professional experience as a French studies major, offering advice to current students.
  • 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.
  • Charllotte Costa ’14, a double major in Hispanic studies and anthropology, volunteers three days a week at Garnett Elementary School helping youngsters learn English through the WC-Latino Community Volunteer Program. In this video, she talks about what the experience means to her and one of her students in particular.
  • Akin Walker ’10 speaks about his academic and professional experience as a Hispanic and Japanese studies major, offering advice to current students.