Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Explore the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is a diverse department that teaches six world languages -- Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish, and offers a range of courses in literature, linguistics and culture (most taught in the target language). We work closely with you in small classes, encouraging you to connect professional interests with competencies in languages and cross-cultural communication. Students who study languages position themselves to succeed in today’s global environment in a wide range of careers in a variety of sectors, including business, science, law, medicine, finance, government, non-governmental organizations and education.

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Meet the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows

Meet the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows

The Center for the Humanities awards next year's Faculty Research Fellowships...

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They’re All That

They’re All That

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2019 Books in COLA

2019 Books in COLA

A roundup of books published by College of Liberal Arts faculty and staff...

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  • Music Performance and French Majors
    Why did you choose UNH? My original story of why I chose UNH wasn't all that exciting — it came down to money for me. What is worth recounting though, is why I stayed at UNH, didn't transfer and how it became my home. I was surprised to find communities and support in every nook and cranny of...
    Music Performance and French Majors
    Why did you choose UNH? My original story of why I chose UNH wasn't all that exciting — it came down to money for me. What is worth recounting though, is why I stayed at UNH, didn't transfer and how it became my home. I was surprised to find communities and support in every nook and cranny of...
  • German and International Affairs Majors | Admissions Counselor, Higher Ed
    What you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point?
    German and International Affairs Majors | Admissions Counselor, Higher Ed
    What you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point?
  • German and International Affairs Majors | Account Manager, Crosby Hop Farm
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get there? I am the Northeast Account Manager for Crosby Hops, and have been since Aug. '18. I graduated UNH early in December of '13. From there I got a one-year master's in international business degree from Hult International Business School...
    German and International Affairs Majors | Account Manager, Crosby Hop Farm
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get there? I am the Northeast Account Manager for Crosby Hops, and have been since Aug. '18. I graduated UNH early in December of '13. From there I got a one-year master's in international business degree from Hult International Business School...
  • Classics and Russian Majors | Owner of Linguistics Company
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in classics and Russian and a minor in linguistics, I went on to earn my M.A. in translation from the University of Exeter in south England. From there, I worked as a...
    Classics and Russian Majors | Owner of Linguistics Company
    What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a dual degree in classics and Russian and a minor in linguistics, I went on to earn my M.A. in translation from the University of Exeter in south England. From there, I worked as a...
  • German Major | Admissions Counselor Higher Ed
    What are you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I am a military admission counselor at Southern New Hampshire University. I have always loved education, and applied for the admission counselor position to help others further their own. I help students every day to pick...
    German Major | Admissions Counselor Higher Ed
    What are you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I am a military admission counselor at Southern New Hampshire University. I have always loved education, and applied for the admission counselor position to help others further their own. I help students every day to pick...

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