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Faculty Highlights


Faculty featured on Zippia's Future of The Job Market Report (June 1, 2021)

Faculty member awarded Registered Student Organization Advisor of the Year (May 2021)

Faculty member appointed as Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities for 2021-2024 (April 30, 2021)

Faculty member named International Studies Professor of the Year by the Center for International Studies (January 28, 2021)

The Department of World Languages and Literatures is pleased to present Dr. Sharon Ugalde's latest book Ophelia: Shakespeare and Gender in Contemporary Spain (January 26, 2021)

Faculty responds to questions regarding trends on current Job Markets (January 14, 2021)

Faculty member receives prestigious 2020 John K. Walsh Award (January 8, 2021)

Faculty member presents research on German naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt at MLA Convention (January 7, 2021)


World Languages and Literatures faculty respond creatively to teaching during a pandemic (December 18, 2020)

Dr. Sharon Ugalde receives Premio Victoria Urbano (December 15, 2020)

BBVA Foundation to Sponsor Collaboration Between the Department of World Languages and Literatures and Texas State’s Small Business Development Center (December 9, 2020)

Gruppo Italia makes education abroad a virtual experience for 2020 (October 15, 2020)

World Languages and Literatures faculty recognized at Liberal Arts Fall Faculty Meeting (August 21, 2020)

Faculty member receives 2020 Regents' Award (March 6, 2020)

Faculty member recognized for Excellence in Service Learning in the March 2020 Service Learning Newsletter (March 3, 2020)

A Postcard from Dr. Valérie Masson, French (March 2, 2020)

What are they reading? An interview with Dr. Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani (March 2, 2020)

What are they reading? An interview with Dr. Agustín Cuadrado (February 21, 2020)

Faculty member awarded prestigious prize (February 12, 2020)


Delegation from Spain presents panel on Miguel Delibes (November 14, 2019)

Faculty member invited to speak at Florida State University (November 14, 2019)

Faculty member invited to present film and lead discussion (November 6, 2019)

A Postcard from Dr. Moira DiMauro-Jackson, Italian (September 2019)

A Postcard from Ms. Noha Mohama-Akkari, Arabic (September 2019)

Faculty member named as fellow of Madrid Institute of Advanced Study (September 2019)

Points of Pride (September 2019)

Faculty recognized at Liberal Arts Fall Faculty Meeting (August 20, 2019)

Faculty member presents at workshop in Spain (July 11, 2019)

The Multi-Cultural Borderlands of Medieval Toledo (June 5-7, 2019)

Faculty member presents latest book in Madrid (May 14, 2019)

Faculty member awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship (April 2019)

Faculty member awarded two prestigious awards (April 4, 2019)

Faculty member's translation spurs conversations around the world (April 4, 2019)

Glajar named first American Council of Learned Societies Fellow at Texas State (April 3, 2019)


Student Highlights


First "SPARK for German" instructor team completes internship (June 1, 2021)

Chinese students receive Taiwanese governmental language scholarship (June 1, 2021)

Former Spanish MA student is now Assistant Principal in Comal (May 25, 2021)

Chinese language student lands internship at Chinese culture website (May 6, 2021)

German alumnus accepted to MA program in Linguistics (May 1, 2021)

Chinese-language student accepted in the prestigious 2021 Harvard University's International Intensive Program on Buddhist Studies (April 29, 2021)

D’Artagnan Elliott, French and Anthropology major, wins first prize ($1000) at the COLA Undergraduate Research Expo (April 30, 2021)

"Quixotic Team": Don Quixote students present their research at the COLA Expo (April 28, 2021)

Fulbright alternates selected for 2021-2022 (April 26, 2021)

French/German alumna with Spanish/Honors minor awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (March 26, 2021)

German major accepted into Master's program in German at the University of Arkansas (March 22, 2021)

Alumna of Chinese program hired as Case Manager for Victims of Trafficking at Refugee Services of Texas (March 5, 2021)

WLL alumna receives prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (February 8, 2021)

Five undergraduate students and recent alumni selected as semifinalists for 2021-2022 Fulbright U.S. Student Program (February 1, 2021)


Dr. Lorella di Gregorio who recently completed her Doctorate in Literary, Cultural, and Linguistic Studies (With Distinction) from the University of Miami (December 11, 2020)

Former student of Chinese receives teaching position in Beijing (November 6, 2020)

Graduate Spanish alumna is the Language Resource Center Director in Modern and Classical Languages at Wheaton College (October 20, 2020)

Italian student receives two scholarship awards (September 28, 2020)

Texas State Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Receives National Award (September 28, 2020)

Arabic student's submission to MESA conference accepted (August 17, 2020)

Graduate student in Spanish interviewed in current issue of EuropeNow (June 3, 2020)

Graduating seniors in German complete independent research (May 20, 2020)

French and International Relations major entering Master's program in Global Studies at Yale (May 7, 2020)

French graduate admitted to French Studies MA program at NYU (April 14, 2020)

German and History major selected as Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Liberal Arts (March 20, 2020)


Students inducted into French Honor Society Pi Delta Phi (December 8, 2019)

French and International Relations major named a Rangel Fellow for 2020 (November 26, 2019)

Texas State Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi and Faculty Adviser Receive National Awards (August 17, 2019)

German major travels to Washington, D.C. as Critical Language Scholarship Ambassador (July 2019)

Spanish graduate accepted into MA program in Barcelona (June 2019)

Spanish and International Studies graduate accepted into MA program in Paris (May 2019)

Kendria Shields-Rhodes, Psychology and Spanish double major, is the 2018 TSUS Regents' Student Scholar (April 2019)

Spanish MA student named semi-finalist in Fulbright US Student Program (April 2019)

Japanese Minor named as alternate for Fulbright US Student Program (April 2019)