LLC Mission Statement

Through engaged teaching, innovative research, diverse creative activity, and dedicated service, the Department strives to:

  • Communicate an understanding of languages, literatures, and cultures within the context of a humanistic liberal education;
  • Connect with individuals and communities within the department, across the campus, the state, the nation, and the world in order to foster a culture of meaningful intellectual inquiry, participatory and life-long learning that promotes respect for all;
  • Contribute to the University’s strategic goal of internationalizing the campus as we prepare our students to excel in a variety of professions and graduate studies.
**Learn more about our new BA in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures!

**If you are looking for Latin and Ancient Greek, please click here to visit Classical Studies.
**Check out this Wall Street Journal article which highlights yet another reason to earn a major in LLC!


Upcoming Events

  • Tue

    "Germany Meets the US" Film Screening - Campus Weeks

    7:00 pmMHRA 1214
  • Wed


    7:00 pm1214 MHRA

    La graine et le mulet (2013)

    *All Ciné-Club films are free of charge and screened at 7:00 p.m. in 1214 MHRA (Moore Humanities Bldg.) with subtitles in English. For each activity that you attend, remember to sign your name on the sign-up sheet.

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  • Fri

    German Campus Weeks Symposium: "Germany Meets the US: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Still Relevant?"

    10:00 amEUC (Maple Room)

    10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (EUC Maple Room)

    4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Faculty Center)

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LLC Series

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures hosts two lecture series: the LLC Works! series and the LLC Speakers series. Find out more here!


Each semester LLC awards substantial scholarships to majors and graduate students in French and Spanish, and to majors and minors in German. Find out more »

Study Abroad

UNCG offers a large variety of study abroad programs located across the globe which accommodate the needs of practically every student who wishes to experience another culture and engage on a more global level! Get general information on UNCG programs abroad and be sure to check out photos of LLC students abroad!

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Student Spotlight


Melvin Clark, B.A. Psychology, Spanish Minor, Class of 2014

Since my first Spanish course my sophomore year of high school, I have been in love with language learning. From […]

Faculty Achievement


2013 Alumni Teaching Excellence Award Winner

Chiaki Takagi, lecturer of Japanese, received the 2013 Alumni Teaching Excellence Award for her committment to outstanding teaching in the […]

Faculty Bookshelf


Advances in Spanish as a Heritage Language

Bringing together contributions from some of the leading experts in the field of Spanish as a Heritage Language, this volume […]