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Welcome to Language, Literature, and Culture

In our small, close-knit department, you will not only master a language through proficiency in speaking and writing, but also increase your appreciation and critical analysis of the cultures that share that language — literacies that are more important than ever in our increasingly global society.

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Undergraduate Programs

We offer majors in ancient civilization, combined languages, comparative literature, French and Francophone studies, and Spanish, with minors in most programs; a minor or self-designed major in German studies; and a concentration in Jewish studies. We also offer honors programs for advanced study and research.

Browse courses in Language, Literature, and Culture

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As an undergraduate in our department, you may conduct research independently or with faculty. You may present your research at Clark’s Academic Spree Day and Fall Fest, annual showcases of student work.

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Careers and Internships

With a degree from the Language, Literature, and Culture Department, you may pursue graduate school or work in education, government, nonprofits, the arts, and more — across the country and around the world.

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Student podcast explores how names impact a person’s life, self-identity

Exhibit explores Clark’s LGBTQ+ history

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Language, Literature and Culture

Office Location
  • Estabrook Hall, 3rd Floor
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7234
  • 1-508-793-8852