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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.

‘Approach the world with an open mind’

Professor Juan Pablo Rivera’s books of poetry and essays earn awards

Clark welcomes new faculty for 2022–23 academic year

Professors bring expertise in geography, race and ethnic studies, sciences

‘Poetry is proof of the humanity we all share’

Clark professor brings international poets to campus this summer

‘We all thought we’d have a little more time with him’

Clark mourns the passing of Professor Bob Tobin

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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