Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics

  • Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics

    We prepare our students for success in a diverse and globalized world. Whether your interests include international business or linguistic and cultural enrichment, federal and foreign service, non-governmental work.

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    Arabic • Chinese • EALC • French • German • Hebrew • Hispanic Linguistics • Italian • Japanese • Linguistics • Portuguese • Slavic (Russian) • Spanish 

  • Linguistics

    Professional linguists work in several fields such as teaching (Linguistics, speech, English, world languages), translation/interpretation, voice or speech recognition software development, literacy programming, curriculum development, data analysis, and U.S. intelligence or foreign service.

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In Remembrance of Maura Binkley.


It is with deep regret and profound sadness that the entire Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics joins together in mourning the loss of Maura Binkley, one of our cherished students. Maura was a German major in our department, who also pursued a second major in English. Her academic performance was consistently excellent, and she also excelled in her extra-curricular and study-abroad initiatives.  Complete text here.

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The FSU Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics is pleased to announce the

Nineteenth-Century French Studies 2019 Conference!


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Undergraduate Spotlight

The College of Arts and Sciences hosted a Celebration of Philanthropy to thank donors and friends of the college for their generous gifts. This year’s event highlighted some of the undergraduate research that is taking place across the College. Simon Prado, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Culture with an additional major in Russian and a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs with an additional major in Political Science, Spring 2020 and Shaimaa Khanam, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Editing, Writing, and Media and a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs, Spring 2019 represented their disciplines with their work on “Change and Continuity of the Masculine Ideal in the Byzantine and Slavic Epic.” Simon and Shaimaa’s research, conducted under the mentorship of Prof. Robert Romanchuk of Modern Languages and Linguistics, is forthcoming in the online UC Undergraduate Journal of Slavic and East/Central European Studies.