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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

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

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

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

Ten Stories from Iraq

Allen Clark

Ahlan wa Sahlan

Allen Clark

Escritoras de Hispanoamerica

Diane E. Marting

The Bill Question

Donald L. Dyer

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