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The Department of Global Languages and Cultures offers instruction in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian and Spanish. Our highly qualified and dedicated faculty are ready to help you expand and master your second language proficiency and intercultural competence to enable you to interact effectively with speakers of other languages in real-life situations in the U.S. and abroad.

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In the News
Experiential Learning 05.05.20
Five University of Dayton students and alumni awarded Fulbright scholarships

Teaching English in South Korea through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has special meaning for University of Dayton alumnus Will Landers ’19, who is one of five University students and recent alumni to receive 2020-21 Fulbright awards.

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Humanities and Social Sciences 12.03.19
Humanities majors find community at Heritage

The humanities are percolating marked interest at Heritage Coffee House as the weekly, go-to, caffeinated hot spot on campus.

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Faculty 10.29.19
New chair champions global languages and cultures

University of Dayton Germanist Carola Daffner is willing to go to heroic lengths to engage students in global languages and cultures. During a “Comic Con” event at her previous institution, she dressed as Thor and performed two stories from Norse mythology about the hammer-wielding god of thunder and modern-day Avengers star.

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