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Professor Daryl Hague discusses pedagogy and paratexts in translation at the 2022 College of Humanities Barker Lecture.
BYU becomes the first university ever to host a NATO BILC conference.
Connecting language majors with exciting job opportunities!
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 is rapidly expanding the translation and localization minor, a program that will have lasting impacts on the lives of people around the world.
Partnered with ACTFL, the Center of Language Studies works to promote language learning worldwide.
BYU Professor Kerry Soper speaks on the famous comic series The Far Side and the life of its creator, Gary Larson.
This year, Dr. John Rosenberg received the UFLA Friend of the Profession award, which is given to individuals who have advanced the study of world languages in Utah.
BYU’s Marlene Hansen Esplin, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities, shares how the study of problems of translation can lead to greater social consciousness. 
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.
Greek myths have been told time and again, but Professor Roger Macfarlane explores how these myths have been adapted to our modern culture.