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Welcome to the Department of Global Languages and Cultures

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures is at the forefront of university efforts to educate global citizens and future leaders, preparing our students for a globally interconnected future. Faculty boast a broad expertise across a variety of fields within the broader humanistic tradition. We teach and produce scholarship on global cultural issues within the context of linguistic, national, and transnational traditions. The department houses the interdisciplinary degree in International Studies, Modern Languages, Spanish, and Classics. Languages taught in the department include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, ancient Greek, and Latin.

The Departments of Hispanic Studies and International Studies are becoming Global Languages and Cultures, a part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences.

Inside of Jewish synagogue in Vienna, Austria.

Jewish Studies Program To Debut In Spring 2024 Alongside Exciting Offerings

Posted December 1, 2023

  By Reyes Ramirez The College of Arts and Sciences invites the campus and community to a Nov. 6 kickoff event celebrating a noteworthy first – the creation of a new Jewish Studies program at Texas A&M University, to be housed within the Department of Global Languages and Cultures. No tickets or registration is required for […]

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Texas A&M Graduating Senior Headed To Austria As Fulbright Teaching Assistant

Posted December 1, 2023

By Emily Godsey ’24 When Katherine Guidry ’23 first traveled abroad to Austria for a dance program in 2015, she had no idea she would return home to Houston with a deep passion for German language and culture. Now, a handful of years later, that passion has led Guidry, a double major in international studies […]

Ivylove Cudjoe, Alexa M. Hurtado, Dr. Alain Lawo-Sukam, Yaír André Cuenú-Mosquera display certificates of recognition at national conference.

Faculty and Graduate Students Lead Panels at National Conference and Receive Awards

Posted March 9, 2023

By José Jacobo We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Alain Lawo-Sukam, Coordinator of Africana Studies Program and Associate Professor, led a panel along with Alexa M. Hurtado, Caroline Ampiaw, Yaír André Cuenú-Mosquera, and Ivylove Cudjoe, Hispanic Studies graduate students in the Department of Global Languages and Cultures, during the 31st Annual National Association of […]