Modern and Classical Languages

Western’s faculty and students are engaged in exciting research and scholarship across a variety of fields. Each week, Western Today will share short summaries of the latest developments in scholarly work at the University. Interested in reading in-depth stories about science and research at…

Western will host the third annual Latin American Studies Forum Thursday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The event will kick off with a virtual Latinx Linguistic Special Session from 10-11:30 a.m., titled "Landscaping the Linguistic of University Campuses as a Culturally Sustaining…

WWU Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages Hugo García González will present “Asintomática. Escrituras del Encierro en Tiempos de Coronavirus,” a Spanish-language anthology about life during the pandemic he published in collaboration with University of Houston Professor of Latin…

Western's German program, in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, is one of six university co-sponsors of this year’s virtual “Women in German” conference, held Nov. 4-7.

The conference's online keynote address will be given by award-winning Berlin-based author…

WWU Associate Professor of  Modern and Classical Languages Hugo Garcia will present three documentaries dealing with Cuba at the Pickford Film Center in Bellingham. These documentaries are presented as part of the Pickford's annual Doctober Festival and will also serve to celebrate…

Each summer Western Today honors the seven Presidential Scholars chosen to represent their colleges at spring commencement. Each day in Western Today we will add one of the scholars to this story, so check back to see them all!

Woodring College of Education: Azucena Zavala Montalvo

Western Community,

Registration is open for the Western Washington University Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting the second week of winter quarter.

Open to all Western employees, these workshops support faculty and staff through professional…

Western Community,

Registration is open for the Western Washington University Employee Language Program workshops, with sessions starting the second week of winter quarter.

Open to all Western employees, these workshops support faculty and staff through professional…

On Oct. 28, Western lost an important member of our campus community, Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Linguistics Shaw Gynan. Shaw came to Western in 1986 as a professor of Hispanic Linguistics. He was a sociolinguist and his work on bilingualism and language policy is widely…

On Oct. 28, Western lost an important member of our campus community, Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Linguistics Shaw Gynan. Shaw came to Western in 1986 as a professor of Hispanic Linguistics. He was a sociolinguist and his work on bilingualism and language policy is widely…

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