• Students at the Uptown UAlbany Campus. Photo by Mark McCarty Students at the Uptown UAlbany Campus. Photo by Mark McCarty

    Languages, Literatures and Cultures

    Arabic, French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic on-site meetings and gatherings have been canceled or moved online.  While the physical LLC Office is closed, staff continue to work remotely.  For more information on UAlbany’s response to the pandemic please visit the university's COVID-19 page.

The Languages, Literatures and Cultures department coordinates many events, including language tables, clubs, seminars and study groups. LLC's language tables and clubs meet regularly during the academic year (suspended over breaks and summer) to speak the language and enjoy time together conversing in informal settings. LLC's seminars provide an academic forum on a variety of interesting topics engaging LLC, the university and the community. Check here for more information on the format of tables, clubs, seminars and other events as these may vary due to COVID-related restrictions.


The last meeting of Português com Café was on April 18, 2018. There were students of Portuguese, some Brazilians and other Portuguese speakers from the university community.
Português com Café
Recent Publications by LLC Faculty
Tristan Vol I
Tristan Vol II
Diglossia and Language Contact Language Variation and Change in North Africa by Lotfi Sayahi
Gothic Imagination in Latin American Fiction and Film
Annali d’Italianistica 2017
News and Announcements
Contact LLC
Humanities 235

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
United States

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm