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Rebecka B., French Major

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"I just received my Master's in Social Work [from U of L] in the last few months. I debated on what I wanted to do with it, but returned to my original interest in working with immigrants and refugees. I took an Americorps position working at Americana Community Center here in Louisville.

Jonathan H., French Major

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"I'm actually in graduate school at the moment... the MSW program at UK (Master of Social Work). As you may remember I had a double major when I was at EKU in both French and Political Science. Social Work combines my interest in activism/social justice with a diverse skills set that will enable me to work in a variety of contexts.

Natalie B., French Major

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"Salut!  I am working for the Kentucky Educational Development Cabinet teaching English.  I was recently promoted to lead ESL instructor at my center and the waiting list to become one of my students is now 6 months!  I'm also teaching French and Japanese for a program here in Harrodsburg called "The Gem School".  My students there are 8th and 9th gra

Rachel A., French Major

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Rachel graduated in Political Science and French in 2006. Then she went to Dijon 2006-2007 to teach English on a French gov assistantship through the Kentucky-Burgundy Accord.  In Aug 2009 she stated an MA program at UK in historic preservation...

FRE 101 new textbook available online for FREE

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You DO NOT need to purchase a book at the bookstore.

We are phasing out the current book in favor of a different one that is available for FREE online. To access the materials, you should visit:

 You can download the pages and print for free.

Welcome Dr. Eba Creel, new Assistant Professor of Spanish!

The Department of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities welcomes Dr. Eba Munguia-Creel this Fall 2016!

Dr. Randi Polk named as University Fellow

Dr. Randi Polk, Assistant Professor and Section Coordinator for French Studies in the Dept. Languages, Cultures, and Humanities, has been named among 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty in the initial group of University Fellows.   Dr.

Dr. Abbey Poffenberger article featured in award winning journal Dialogo

Dr Abbey Poffenberger, EKU Associate Professor for Spanish and Chair of the Dept. Languages, Cultures, and Humanities, is featured in The Center for Latino Research at DePaul University’s bi-annual refereed journal Dialogo.  This award winning publication presents research articles focusing on diverse Latino American and U.S.

Congratulations to FRE minor Allia Vaez!

Allia Vaez

The Eastern Kentucky University senior has already spent many of her 21 years busting barriers between diverse cultures and building bridges of goodwill.

Languages, Cultures, and Humanities has Moved!

The Department of Languages, Cultures, and Humanities moved to McCreary Hall this Summer!

We have taken over the McCreary Hall towers starting June 1st!  The Main office can be found in Tower A,  room 115.  Keep an eye out for news on the new tutoring center and computer lab.  The Grand Open House will be scheduled sometime after classes begin in August!

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