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UM Swahili Program Provides Exotic Option for Students

Neema Loy (left), a graduate teaching assistant from Tanzania, leads UM students in her Swahili language class in traditional taarab dances. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

East African language is 11th offered at university SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 BY SHELBY NICHOLS AND MITCHELL DIGGS OXFORD, Miss. – … [Read More...]

Dante Lecture—April 14


Dante and Italy's Singer-Songwriters Tuesday, March 8th, 6PM- Bondurant 204C … [Read More...]

Lectures By Linguists

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Read about the Linguistics Program in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi. … [Read More...]

Linguistics Professor Allison Burkette on Cornpone

Photo by Denny Culbert.

This story, Cornpone: A Borrowed Term for a Borrowed Staple, first appeared in the winter 2015-16 issue of UM's Southern Foodways … [Read More...]

Alumnus Spanish Major Named To Forbes 30 Under 30 List


Patrick Woodyard honored for social entrepreneurship of shoe manufacturer Nisolo JANUARY 29, 2016  |  BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Patrick … [Read More...]

German Professor Receives Prestigious Research Fellowship

Corina L. Petrescu

Corina L. Petrescu, associate professor of German, has received a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced … [Read More...]

Shanghai Folk Music Concert

Shangai concert poster

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at 7:30PM in Nutt Auditorium (across the street from the Ford Center for the Performing Arts), FREE & OPEN TO … [Read More...]

University Hosts Hispanic Heritage Series


Series of lectures and films offers insights into diverse Hispanic American societies In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the … [Read More...]

Join us this fall for the Hispanic Heritage Series!


Speakers, free films, and receptions … [Read More...]

French Professor One of 70 Ransom Center Fellows

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Anne Quinney, professor of modern languages, has been selected as one of 70 Harry Ransom Center research fellows for the 2015-2016 academic … [Read More...]

Faculty Publications

Language and Material Culture

Allison Paige Burkette


Les Eschéz d’Amours

Edited by Gregory Heyworth and Daniel E. O’Sullivan


Beyond Denotation

Allen Clark

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Ten Stories from Iraq

Allen Clark

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Ahlan wa Sahlan

Allen Clark

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Escritoras de Hispanoamerica

Diane E. Marting


The Bill Question

Donald L. Dyer


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