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World Language Day Alumni Weekend

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will host World Language Alumni Weekend featuring a Keynote Address by Kristina Talbert-Slagle at 7pm Thursday October 3rd, and Alumni of the MCLLC Department speaking to current students about professional pathways (informally and one-on-one) within the department Friday October 4th. Current students are invited to drop by Gatton Student Center Friday between 1-4pm and speak to alumni in a variety of professions (law, medicine, IT, translation, education, non-profits, government, business and more), about the range of career options for FLIE or Language and Culture majors and preparing for them. 

Alums, you and your guests are invited to the Meet and Greet with current and former language faculty on Saturday as well. RSVP by September 20th here.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:00pm to Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Jacobs Science Building, Gatton Student Center

In Memoriam: Nobuko Patton

It is with great sadness that we report that our beloved former instructor of Japanese, Nobuko Patton, passed away on August 4, 2018, after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her husband, Nathan Patton.

Veronica Abt Expanded Her Love of Japan Studies Through Education Abroad

By Tatyanna Pruitt

“I’m just happy to come to UK, it was so worth it!” said Veronica Abt, a senior majoring in Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Cultures (MCLLC)/Japan Studies track in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures, with a minor in linguistics. Abt came to the University of Kentucky from Brookline, New Hampshire.

A&S Students Among 2018 Gaines Center Scholars

By Stephanie Swarts


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