Our Vision

The Department of Modern Languages & Cultural Studies plays an integral role in promoting multilingual proficiency and intercultural understanding to prepare students for life and work as professionals in a global environment and as citizens in a multicultural society.

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"In Alberta, Oil, Cowboys ... and Liberalism?"
An article in The New York Times
by Professor Russell Cobb,
a staff member in MLCS!


  1. MLCS Teaching Workshop

    August 31 2015

    The morning workshop will take place in Arts 141 and is intended for new graduate students, new teaching assistants, new apprentices and new contract instructors. It will serve as an introduction to our department and our language programs, and familiarize you with some of the administrative regulations and pedagogical principles that you have to be aware of to help you survive the beginning of the semester. Lunch will be provided in Arts 524, followed by the language-area specific workshops which have been scheduled and planned.

  2. Department Orientation Day - Graduate Students

    September 04 2015

    Join us for a special departmental orientation for first year students! You will hear presentations from our Associate Chair, the Graduate Student Council, and the Graduate Student Association. * Mandatory for all first year graduate students.

  3. MLCS Back to School Party!

    September 04 2015

    MLCS Faculty, Students and Staff. Come celebrate the beginning of another academic year and meet some new faces at the MLCS Back to School Party! Where: Papaschase Room, Faculty Club

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