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Check out the LISR, an immersive language experience within walking distance of BYU campus.
How ASL Students and Professors Have Dealt with COVID-19 Restrictions
BYU College of Humanities Language Assessment Coordinator Dave Nielsen received the Patriot award from the United States Department of Defense on February 4, 2022. The award is presented to employers and supervisors nominated by Service members of the National Guard Reserve for going above and beyond to directly support the employed Service member and their family.
BYU is rapidly expanding the translation and localization minor, a program that will have lasting impacts on the lives of people around the world.
Dive into 1800s Latter-day Saint women’s culture with a database of newspaper advertisements.
Walk the streets of Paris this winter without leaving Provo. (Sadly, no food or drinks allowed.)
Partnered with ACTFL, the Center of Language Studies works to promote language learning worldwide.
Recent alumna Alyssa Baer shares her story and advice for students interested in the Digital Humanities program.
Albert Camus’ novel depicts the city of Oran, Algeria during a contemporary outbreak of the plague. While there are obvious parallels between the plague in the novel and the peste brune (the brown plague, a nickname for the Nazis who occupied France during World War 2), by transforming the threat into an act of nature, Camus shifts the focus from human cruelty to the many reactions to suffering: some pretend it doesn’t exist, some try to escape it, others accept it and try to alleviate pain.
Most students have no idea what to expect when they hear “translation and localization,” let alone the numerous career options that are available for those who follow this relatively new minor.
Congratulations to Associate Dean Corry Cropper and Associate Professor Christopher Flood (French & Italian) for receiving the Mormon History Association (MHA) 2021 Best Book on International Mormon History award for their collaborative publication, Mormons in Paris: Polygamy on the French Stage.
Julia Flanders, a pioneer in the digitization of text and the creation of online corpora, addressed BYU and University of Utah professors and students regarding her work.