MCLLC advances the understanding and appreciation of language and cultural study domestically and abroad. The department teaches undergraduate and graduate students, pursues research advancing knowledge in language and an array of cultural products (art, film, folklore, literature, music, mythology, religion, theatre), and provides service to the Commonwealth in language instruction and cultural awareness.
Education Abroad Fair to Showcase Every International Education Opportunity by Jenny Wells (Sept. 17, 2014) — University of Kentucky Education Abroad (EA)...
Esposito Opens Discussion of Islam (Sept. 9, 2014) ‒ One of the most respected American scholarly authority on...
Chellgren Center Honors 43 New Fellows by Jenny Wells (Aug. 26, 2014) — The ...
'Dead' Language Resurrected at UK (July 24, 2014) — When in Lexington, do as the Romans do — at least if you're...
Kentucky, China Collaborate on Large-Scale Carbon Capture Project by Keith Hautala (July 15. 2014) — The University of Kentucky has entered into...
Old School Skills: Erica Mattingly by Zachary Dodson (July 7, 2014) — When University of Kentucky student Erica...
Shanghai University Hosts UK Faculty Second Year in a Row by Benjamin Kandt, photo by...
Jazzing up China by Jenny Wells and Whitney Hale (May 30, 2014) — Before embarking on a two-...
UK Delegation to Visit Shanghai University to Teach and Collaborate by Derrick Meads (May 27, 2014) — Fifteen UK faculty members will teach...
Students Win Boren Awards to Study Languages Critical to National Security by Whitney Haley (May 5, 2014) — The ...
2014 Provost Outstanding Teaching Award Winners Honored Today  by Sarah Geegan (May 1, 2014) – Provost Christine Riordan will honor three...
disClosure Goes Digital Through UKnowledge by Whitney Hale, Allison Elliott-Shannon  (April 28, 2014) — The 2014 issue of...
Two UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 25, 2014) — Two University of Kentucky juniors have...
Students Share Their Experiences of 'enKompassing' the World LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 25, 2014) —...
09/30/14 START-UP ARMY: MILITARY ENTREPERNUERS AND THE EVOLUTION OF ISRAEL’S SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES By placing the Israeli experience in a comparative perspective, I explore the... @ UKAA Auditorium at WT Young Library
Ami Pedahzur
10/07/14 “The Lebanese Community of Mexico and the Development of Mexican Film"     Dr. Carlos Martínez Assad, Professor Emeritus, National Autonomous... @ Hardymon Theater @ the Marksbury Building
Dr. Carlos Martínez Assad
10/10/14 “Crossroads and Caravans: Ceramics in the Islamic World" Andrew Maske, D.Phil, Associate Professor of Art History. @ UK Art Museum Galleries
Andrew Maske
10/14/14 The "Arab Spring" in Social Media: Possibilities and Perils in a Networked Age   While the role of social media has been feverishly debated in fomenting,... @ UKAA Auditorium, William T. Young Library
Professor Todd Presner
10/20/14 “Messy Little Wars: U.S. Approaches to Iraq since 1990.” This lecture will examine the historical foundations of U.S. relations with and... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
Peter Hahn
10/27/14 "Pilgrimage in a Tourist Age: The Case of Birthright Israel and the Shaping of Jewish Identity" Since 1999 hundreds of thousands of young North American Jews have visited... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
Shaul Kelner
11/03/14 "How US Policy on Palestine Contributes to the Impasse." This lecture will examine American efforts to further a "peace process" that... @ Memorial Hall
Rashid Khalidi
11/06/14 “Islamist Thought and the Egyptian Revolution” “Political Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian Politics” 7:00 pm  W.T.... @ WT Young Library Auditorium
Mohammad Fadel
11/07/14 “Democracy Around the World” with Amaney Jamal; co-sponsored by QPSIR @ UKAA Auditorium, WT Young Library
Amaney Jamal
11/10/14 The Significance of Being First; Competing: Jewish and Arab Discourses @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young Library
Ilan Troen
12/04/14 "The Israelite Samaritan Today: Past, Present and Looking to the Future." Benny recently published "The Israelite Samaritan Version of the Torah: First... @ UKAA Auditorium @ WT Young
Benyamim (Benny) Tsedaka
04/07/15 Arabic Poetry Reading @ TBD
Lisa Suhair Majaj
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