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About MCLLC / Mission


The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Kentucky is integral to the goals of the College of Arts and Sciences. The mission of the department is to advance the understanding and appreciation of language and cultural study through fundamental research and education domestically and abroad. The department seeks to fulfill this mission through comprehensive teaching and training at the undergraduate and graduate levels, original research advancing knowledge in the study of language and a vast array of cultural products (art, film, folklore, literature, music, mythology, religion, theatre), service to communities within and outside the Commonwealth, and outreach in the schools to fulfill needs with respect to language instruction and cultural awareness