The Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, in cooperation with East Asian Languages and Cultures and the English Department, teaches undergraduates to develop and apply their foreign language knowledge to the production and analysis of translations. The minor is designed to give students majoring in a variety of fields the tools to consider the practical and theoretical issues brought up by translation as an aesthetic, cultural, and ethical practice.
African and African American Studies
Offered for students who may wish to supplement their coursework in their major field of study with significant coursework in modern languages and literatures.
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Coordinated study of Russian language, literature, literary and cultural history, as well as literary theory and criticism.
Middle Eastern Language, Literature and Culture
Designed to give students majoring in other departments an opportunity to gain a substantial introduction to Middle Eastern and African languages, and to the cultures and civilizations of the Middle East and Africa.