“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.
Please note our special fundraising campaign for the Chris Miller ’14 Study Abroad Fund, running now through June 2018, and consider donating.
- Meet French Studies Major Lily Britt ’16
- Meet German Studies Major Shana Brouder ’16
- Meet Hispanic Studies Major Rachel Brown ’16
Conducting collaborative research in the great libraries of Britain and Ireland, Spanish professor Elena Deanda and English major Shannon Neal ’19 examined forbidden literature from the Spanish Inquisition and manuscripts from a 17th-century poet.
Senior Von Rolon-Gonzalez’s independent study showed her new ways of approaching old texts and of making the past accessible to others
The ninth annual Día de Fútbol (Day of Soccer) was held on April 17 in Kirby Stadium. Día de Fútbol is an outreach event for the Spanish speaking community surrounding Washington College. All children are invited to come with their families and friends to play soccer, read books, talk in English and Spanish, and get to know students and professors at Washington College.
Elena Deanda, associate professor of Spanish and Director of the Black Studies Program, will give a talk at the Lit House on Feb. 14 about “The Poetics of Eros.”
As a battalion surgeon with the U.S. Army Special Forces, Ian May ’03 serves with—and provides medical care for—America’s most elite soldiers.