Our faculty and students are a dynamic community of scholars dedicated to knowing the world through languages—and celebrating the intellectual, artistic, and cultural expressions at the heart of Western Civilization.
In France, Benin, and Tanzania, Arts and Letters students spend their summers asking questions and finding answers
With funding from a wide range of sources, three Arts and Letters students spent last summer researching racism in Paris, interning at the U.S. Embassy in Benin, and speaking Swahili on the streets of Tanzania.
Carlos Jáuregui, Associate Professor of Spanish has released a new book titled Espectros y conjuras. Asedios a la cuestión colonial. The book revisits Derrida's notion of conjure (as exorcism, invocation and conspiracy) to speak of a series of texts that symbolically try to subjugate the “Other” to the order of writing, triggering a sort of return of the repressed (i.e., otherness, violence, horror-- exorcized by the text-- return as textual ruptures and anomalies).
Who Hires Liberal Arts Majors?
Last fall, The Office of Communications, visited the Notre Dame Career Expo and spoke with a number of recruiters about hiring liberal arts majors and the skills they bring to a company
The ability to speak more than one language is critical to succeed in business in Europe, Asia, and Latin America, according to 88 percent of executive recruiters from those regions.
Video Student Spotlight: Natalie Boll
The University has further extended its engagement with Italy with an interdisciplinary program in Italian Studies.
Video featuring Political Science and Romance Languages major, Gregory Jenn, and International Economics (Spanish) major, Dulce Macias.
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