MLL Majors Receive Prestigious Language Study Scholarships

Several MLL majors have been selected to receive nationally competitive language study scholarships; the Boren Award and Critical Language Scholarships. Both prestigious awards are funded by the federal government.  For more information, please visit the link below.

Congratulations MLL Spring 2020 Graduates

Unfortunately Florida State University was not able to celebrate our graduates in the normal, traditional way.  Instead, the Class of 2020 convened online to celebrate their accomplishment.  Please visit the link below for a recorded reading aloud of all MLL degree recipients, both graduate and undergraduate.

Thanks to Dr. Delia Poey for making the recording at the link below that was used at FSU’s Virtual Graduation Ceremony on Saturday May 2, 2020.

Undergraduate Coordinator/Advisor receives Division of Academic Affairs Exemplary Service Award in the category of Student Services

Ms. Lyndssey James, Undergraduate Coordinator/Advisor for the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of The Division of Academic Affairs Exemplary Service Award in the category of Student Services. Congratulations Lyndssey!!

Recipient of the 2019-2020 Inclusive Teaching & Mentoring Award

It is our great pleasure to announce that our colleague Dr. Anel Brandl was selected by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT) as the recipient of a 2019-2020 Inclusive Teaching and Mentoring Award.

We thank her for her efforts and dedication to teaching the students of MLL and FSU!

Congratulations Dr. Brandl!

Congratulations! - Rachel Flemming (Spanish Ph.D. student) and JoungHwa Woo (French Master student)

Please join us in congratulating Rachel Flemming (Spanish Ph.D. student) and JoungHwa Woo (French Master student) for being TWO out of the only SIX recipients in the WHOLE University to receive the Instructional Excellence 2019-2020 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award!! This is a great accomplishment and a testament to the hard work, dedication and talent of all of our great teaching assistants and their mentors!


The Consul General of Germany in Miami, Andreas T. Siegel, and US State Department's Southeast Diplomat-in-Residence, Stephen Hubler, will introduce current relations between Germany and the US, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

FSU Spanish Heritage Track - Interview with Dr. Anel Brandl by Maria Villalobos


Dr. Anel Brandl, Teaching Professor of Spanish and Linguistics and the Assistant Director of the Spanish Basic Language program, has recently developed a track within the Spanish program specially designed for heritage speakers. The track debuted this semester and currently has three sections. Dr. Brandl sat down with us to talk to us about the new track in detail.