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Classical and Modern Languages & Literatures

Classical and Modern Languages & Literatures

WELCOME TO CLASSICAL AND MODERN LANGUAGES & LITERATURES

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures offers courses in thirteen different languages; majors in French, Spanish, Italian, and two Romance languages; a concentration in Hispanic Linguistics; and minors in Classical Studies, French, Hispanic Linguistics, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Language and Lusophone Cultures.

The department sponsors local chapters of the national French Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi, and the national Spanish Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi. In addition, the Department has a French language and cultural center, Lumieres; a French club; an Italian Club, a Spanish club, a Classics club; and sponsors scholarly talks and other events throughout the year.

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SUMMER READS: SEVEN MEMORABLE LATINO BOOKS TO ENJOY ON YOUR TIME OFF

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LANGUAGES IN THE NEWS:

Spanish Thrives in the U.S. Despite an English-Only Drive
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Infographics: Benefits of Language Learning
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Leadership Skills Multiply with Language Skills
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A World of Languages
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WATCH THE VISIT OF NOBEL LAUREATE MARIO VARGAS LLOSA AT CCNY!
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Language Study as a National Imperative
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Curious Map of Languages Spoken in NYC!
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Read Professor's Daniel Shapiro tribute to Gregory Rabassa:
http://www.wordswithoutborders.org/dispatches/article/remembering-gregory-rabassa-daniel-shapiro

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FALL 2018 EVENTS:

Review 96: The Launch
Monday October 2nd, 2018, 5:00-8:00 PM
Faculty Dining Room, NAC, 3rd Floor



PAST EVENTS:

The Michael & Irene Ross Program in Jewish Studies
is proud to present
The First Conference of The New York Hebrew Literature Lab:
Reading Hebrew From a Distance

May 22 7:00pm-9:00pm and May 23 9:00am-4:00pm
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, NY


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Lavender Fest presents a celebration of Brazilian Culture:
THURSDAY MAY 10TH, 2018 12PM - 2PM
SOUTH LAWN - CONVENT AVE

T h e  C i t y  C o l l e g e  o f  N e w Y o r k
V I D E O - M U S I C - D A N C E - D J...
and B R A Z I L I A N  S N A C K S!

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Review 95: The Launch
April 16, 2018. 5:00 -8:00 PM -
Faculty Dining Room (NAC 3rd Floor)

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REVIEW 94: THE LAUNCH


Thursday, October 5, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The City College of New York
Faculty Dining Room, NAC, 3rd floor
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Review 92/93: The Launch - April 19, 5:00 PM - Shepard Hall 250

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M.A. in Spanish - Open House April 27th!

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Sponsored by the CMLL & MCA departments & The Documentary Forum
A new documentary about the Cuban writer and intellectual, Severo Sarduy
(5pm) Screening in Spanish, Shepard 291
(6:30pm) Followed by Q/A in English & Spanish, Shepard 290 
-Flyer-

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Latin Outreach Campaign
Wednesday, March 29, 10:00 AM CMLL Conference Room (NAC 5/223)

A Lecture by Professor Elazar Elhanan

A Lecture by Professor Sona Haroutyunian 

A Lecture by Maria-Cristina Necula

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A Conversation with Edith Grossman
Monday, November 7th 2016 at 6:00PM 
Rifkind Center NAC 6/316

Watch the video here!

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CMLL at Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference May 27-30 

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Professors Jaime Manrique and Daniel Shapiro participated in the PEN World Voices Tribute to Edith Grossman at the ICNY

Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM7qfX5kpiA

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Classical and Modern Languages & Literatures Departmental Learning Outcomes:
  1. Develop proficiency in comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing the standard academic variety of at least one language other than English.
  2. Formulate and defend an analytical thesis in written and oral formats.
  3. Distinguish between reliable and unreliable primary and secondary research sources.
  4. Evaluate the strength of claims in one's own and others' writing.
  5. Summarize the cultural characteristics of major historical periods in the area of concentration.
  6. Relate individual literary or linguistic texts to their historical and cultural contexts.
  7. Interpret literary or linguistic works within critical and theoretical contexts in the tradition of at least one language other that English.
  8. Employ professional citation styles and standards of scholarly integrity.
  9. Use MLA/Chicago formats and styles properly.
  10. Develop an appreciation for the values of other cultures.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Professor Carlos Riobó
Chair

North Academic Center
Room 5/223
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

p: 212.650.6731
e: cmll@ccny.cuny.edu

 

 

Deputy Chair
Professor Bettina Lerner