Center for Language Studies


The Latest News from the CLS and WLC

Registration is now open for the 2024 Modern Languages Conference:Translation Across Disciplines. Panelists and presenters have received the highest honors in the field and represent literary and scholarly translators, authors, poets, playwrights, writers, computer scientists, novelists, and faculty. We hope you can join us February 29th and March 1st for this exciting event. Click on the heading above for information.
News from Brown interviews Della Tsivor who spent the summer in Busan, South Korea as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program. Every year the Center for Language Studies works with Brown students wishing to apply, advising them on personal essays and other supplemental materials.
Michelle Quay, CLS Lecturer in Language Studies, received the inaugural Mo Habib Translation Prize in Persian Literature for her translation of  Reza Ghassemi’s novel "Woodwind Harmony in the Nighttime" (Hamnava’i-ye shabaneh-ye orkestr-e chubha). Congratulations Michelle!
Center Director Jane Sokolosky writes about the history and continued growth of the Center for Language Studies in the Faculty Bulletin.
The Center for Language Studies and World Languages and Cultures (WLC) is pleased to announce six awards of $250 each to encourage and support students who are pursuing a language taught by faculty in WLC.
The Brown Daily Herald reports on CLS Open Hours - an opportunity for all undergraduates enrolled in language programs to talk with advanced and native speakers and to meet other students who love languages too!
The Brown Daily Herald reports on a group independent study project that enables students to learn the Indigenous languages of their communities.