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University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Welcome to the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

UMass Boston's Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures offers a diverse and engaging curriculum in eight different languages. These languages are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Vietnamese. Our courses range from language instruction to literary, cultural, and film studies. Our well-rounded faculty made up of prolific scholars and committed teachers incorporates the latest technology into their classes. Our focus is on creating a strong community of language learners, critical thinkers, and responsible global citizens.
 


Information on Language Waivers and Language Assessment Exams

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Charlie Titus plays basketball with youths who participated in summer camps in Africa  in the summer of 2010.

Charlie Titus

Vice Chancellor for Athletics and Recreation, Special Programs, and Projects

“The kids were so grateful for the sneakers, they dusted them off and walked home with bare feet.”

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