Departmental Offerings

Department of Classics

  • Classical: Greek, Latin

Department of Comparative Literature

  • African (Sub-Saharan): Swahili, Yoruba
  • Asian (East): Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese

Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies

  • German/Slavic: German, Russian

Latin American & Caribbean Studies Institute

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • French

Linguistics Program

  • Asian (South): Sanskrit

Department of Religion &
Interdisciplinary Studies of the Islamic World

  • African (North): Arabic
  • Asian (South): Urdu
  • Asian (East): Bengali, Indonesian
  • Asian (Central): Turkish
  • Asian (Southwest)/Middle East: Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Pashto

Department of Romance Languages

  • Romance: French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Centers and Institutes

African Studies Institute

Contact: Dr. Akinloye Ojo, 706-583-0575

The certificate program in African Studies is designed to provide students with both a general knowledge of Africa and an understanding of the socioculture of specific regions through the study of geography, history, language, literature, religion, and other subjects.

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute

Contact: Dr. Richard Gordon, Director (706) 583-0618 or Mr. Paul Duncan, Associate Director (706) 583-0619

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute coordinates interdisciplinary research, curriculum offerings, and public programs which deal with Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latinos in Georgia. The Institute offers a major, a minor, an undergraduate certificate, and a graduate certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Research Opportunities

Franklin College-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Short-Term International Research Fellowship

2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER 2017

The week-long Franklin College-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Short-Term International Research Fellowship is open to Ph.D. students in any discipline in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Through this Fellowship program, students will have the opportunity to conduct research, offer a public lecture, and meet with faculty and graduate students in order to develop an international network of research contacts. Fellows are expected to be on the University of Liverpool campus for one business week.