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.
News and Announcements
Club de Cocina
Practice Spanish skills as a variety of faculty share great recipes online in Spanish, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Try something new, grow your Spanish skills, visit with friends and faculty, and enjoy a great meal! Four cooking classes will be offered, on Mondays 8:00-9:00 pm - 9/27, 10/4, 10/18, & 10/25/21.
Mesa de español
Do you want to practice your Spanish language skills? Are you interested in the culture of the Spanish-speaking world? Join us for fun, relaxing conversations in Spanish and meet Spanish speakers from different countries. Thursdays 2:00-3:00 pm in Humanities 290 (click on picture at left for schedule). All levels are welcome!
French-Canadian Legacy Podcast
Listen to Professor Cynthia Fox on the French-Canadian Legacy podcast discussing her ongoing research studying the history of the French language in the US.
Baratynsky Day - Russian Poetry Celebration
Professor Timothy Sergay and 50+ Russian and Russian-American poets, scholars, translators, and Russian poetry enthusiasts celebrated Baratynsky Day 3/6/21, an international and multilingual celebration of Russian poetry. Professor Sergay performed and read his translation of World War II poem, “I Was Killed Close to Rzhev” by Aleksandr Tvardovsky, which will be published in a bilingual anthology in early 2021 in Moscow. Hear Professor Sergay at 1:30-1:41.
COVID-19 Related Student Podcasts
Hear our students’ own stories in their own words about living within and navigating the COVID-19 world. Podcast episodes are advertised on 7 platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. For the newest notifications, subscribe or follow us via one of the following: https://open.spotify.com/show/0Xp775WefdYJyK3lD73AXU https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ualbany-student-success-stories/id1502021878 https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9iMWM5NDgwL3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz