The Future of the Major in Language and Literature


Location: Coleman-Morse Lounge

A Panel Discussion Of the Modern Languages Association Report to the Teagle Foundation on the Undergraduate Major in Language and Literature

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The goal of the panel is to engage in and to foster more broadly meaningful conversation about “the relationship between the goals and objectives of the major in language and literature and those of a liberal education.”

Featuring the co-author of the MLA-Teagle whitepaper:

Randolph D. Pope
Commonwealth Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature
University of Virginia

Comments by: Lance Askildson, Director, Center for the Study of Languages, Joseph Buttigieg, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English and Director of the Ph.D. in Literature Program; Julia Douthwaite, Professor of French; Stephen M. Fallon, Reverend John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C. Professor in the Humanities Professor and Department Chair, Program of Liberal Studies; Kristine Ibsen, Professor of Spanish; John T. McGreevy, I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters; John Sitter, Notre Dame Professor of English, Chair, Department of English.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

All are invited. A reception will follow.