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!

Jane Kerr and Samantha Turnbull,  Co-Chairs of the Departmental Student Council (DSC) for LLCU

Degree: Major: Linguistics, Minor: Drama (Jane)
Degree:Major: Linguistics (Sam)

"We will continue to maintain our bonds with the staff and Kingston community"

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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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Kexin Fang,  Spanish and Latin American Studies (SLAS)

Hometown: Chengdu, China

"Classes are not just pure textbook learning but include a lot of fun facts and additional knowledge about Spanish speaking countries"

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Luke Bertolucci, Italian

Hometown: Montrose, BC

"The professors have been extremely supportive and responsive to my strengths and weaknesses"

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Farah Wehbe, Linguistics

Hometown: Scarborough, Ontario

"This tight-knit community that we have formed in the department is one of the highlights of my degree"

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 Meghan Greavette, Indigenous Studies

Hometown: Bradford, Ontario

"Queen’s offers a variety of fascinating courses relating to Indigenous Studies"

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Julie Poapst, Hispanic Studies

Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta

"The program has helped broaden my knowledge of Spain and Latin America, improved my fluency in Spanish, and helped me become a better public speaker"

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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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Shawn Zahavi, World Language Studies

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario

"my professors [are] personable and approachable and eager to help students learn"

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