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Master a language. Live in that language and its culture and learn to think differently. Study complex global social and ethical issues through literature and film. This is what the faculty of LLC offers you in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Russian.

Department News

On October 4, Dr. Joe Troncale will present "The Life-Creating Principle of Russian Art," a lecture in conjunction with the opening of the University Museums exhibit, "Visions from the Other Side: Works by Nicholas Roerich."

Paper proposals are now being accepted for our international conference on flimmaker Wim Wenders, taking place in February 2017. Learn more.

We're excited to welcome Dr. Caroline Weist as assistant professor of German studies.

Feature Stories

Faculty Highlights

  • Howell Podcast

    Yvonne Howell discussed her latest book, Red Star Tales : A Century of Russian and Soviet Science Fiction as part of the Podcasts@Boatwright Series.

  • Howell Book

    Dr. Yvonne Howell published Red Star Tales, a collection of over a century of science-fiction stories from Russia and the former Soviet Union.

  • Bonfiglio named Chair

    Dr. Thomas Bonfiglio has been named the William Judson Gaines Chair in Modern Foreign Languages.

  • Troncale Fellowship

    Dr. Joe Troncale has been awarded a 2015 Fellowship in Russia by the Likhachev Foundation and will spend two weeks in Russia this May. The fellowships support foreign professionals in the field of arts and culture who currently work on creative projects on (or related to) Russian culture or history. Troncale is preparing to curate an exhibition of Nicholas Roerich’s paintings, drawings, and sketches.

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Scholarship Repository Readership

The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from LLC faculty are being read around the globe.

Contact Us

Mailing Address
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Carole Weinstein International Center
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8096
(804) 287-6446

Department Chair: Dr. Olivier Delers
Interim Administrative Coordinator: June Wise