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Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures provides classes, internships, faculty mentored research opportunities, and study abroad programs in the field of international cultural studies. What makes our curriculum unique is the expert instruction we offer in the language itself, training students to excel in beginners’ through advanced learners’ levels of linguistic fluency. Our highly interdisciplinary, cultural studies course work encompasses areas related to the visual arts, literature, film, performance, translation, history, politics, journalism, and the study of language.

Considering a path of study in Modern Languages & Literatures? Learn more by visiting the program overview.

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Are you passionate about languages and cultures? Are you excited about learning a new language? Do you need to fulfill the Foreign Language Requirement? Start your journey here.

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Your contribution to Modern Languages and Literatures help us offer our students the best possible learning experiences. Your support helps fund departmental needs like faculty-mentored student research and field work in all language areas.

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Washington Hall 210 William & Mary Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Department of Modern Languages & Literatures William & Mary P.O. Box 8795 Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

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