Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

DEPARTMENT OF

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Students Spotlights

Queen's University has over 16,000 undergraduate students and many of them come to the Department every year, either to pursue a degree in a language or linguistics or take courses as their electives. Each semester, on average, more than 1,200 take courses at the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. With so many diverse students, coming from all faculties and disciplines, extracurricular activities and vibrant student life, the Department is a great place to be!

Zoe Dunn and Belinda Whyte Co-Chairs of the Departmental Student Council (DSC) for LLCU

Degree: Major: Linguistics, Minor: Health Studies (Zoe)
Degree:Major: Linguistics, Minor: World Language Studies (Belinda)

"We would like to increase student involvement. It’s important to us that students in our department are aware of the events happening on campus."

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To learn more about our other students, see what they have to say about their courses, their Plans and Queen's life:

Kendall Rankin, Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLCU)

Hometown: Ormstown, Quebec

"I want to (...) be able to interact with people from all over and be able to apply what I have learned through LLCU to better immerse myself in other countries and cultures around the globe."

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Mikayla Schoel,  Spanish and Latin American Studies (SLAS)

Hometown: Montreal, Quebec

"Through SLAS and the LLCU department in general, I have met amazing people"

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Brittney P., Italian

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario

"This minor allows me to become a more well rounded student"

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Ruth Norman, Linguistics

Hometown: Campbellcroft, Ontario

"There is definitely a strong sense of community within the department as a whole"

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Lauren Ball, Indigenous Studies

Hometown: Bolton, Ontario

"Many of the courses I’ve taken in Indigenous Studies have been some of my favorite classes"

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Samantha Ruckenstein, Hispanic Studies

Hometown: Nepean, Ontario

"My favourite aspect about the major is the infectious passion of all of the professors"

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Maya Cress German

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

"This degree will be instrumental in helping me achieve this goal as it has given me an understanding of the language and culture of the country that I will be living in"

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Ioana Petrar-Silca, World Language Studies

 

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

"Languages are [...] what brings us together and what opens new doors."

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