Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

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.

Language & LLC CoursesCOM-2 Exemptions

Global Studio & Self-Directed Language Acquisition

The Global Studio is available to help members of the University of Richmond community use technology to enhance language learning and effectively communicate across cultures. We offer a variety of services including placement testing, self-directed language study, and a variety of technology and online resources that are available for student and faculty use.

Languages offered routinely offered through the SDLAP include Persian (Farsi/Dari), modern Hebrew, and Turkish. Students preparing for or returning from study or service abroad may also use the SDLAP to begin or continue the study of a language not included in the University’s regular course offerings. Languages studied through the SDLAP have included Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Korean, Dutch, and Swedish.

Faculty Highlights

Dr. Julie Baker
Baker Featured in Podcast

Julie Baker, director of the French Intensive Language Program, was featured in a the podcast "World Language Classroom" in episode "Simple Ways to Make Activities More Communicative with Julie Baker."

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Dr. Gengsong Gao
Gao Published

Gengsong Gao, associate professor of Chinese studies, published an article in The China Quarterly titled, "Chinese Celebrities? Political Signaling on Sina Weibo," with co-author Dan Chen, assistant professor of political science.

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Dr. Lidia Radi
Radi Published

Lidia Radi, associate professor of French and Italian studies, published the chapter, “Albania mon amour: Tales of Female Love and Duty in the Italian Writings of Dones, Ibrahimi and Vorpsi" in Contemporary Italian Diversity in Critical and Fictional Narratives.

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Dr. Gengsong Gao
Gao Published

Gengsong Gao, associate professor of Chinese studies, published the article, "Chinese Centrist Liberal Critics of Trump: A Reconsideration of Contemporary Chinese Liberalism" in the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs.

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Contact Us

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

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

Interim Department Chair: Dr. Kathrin Bower
Academic Administrative Coordinator: June Wise