Faculty

Program Director

Dr. Beverly Moser
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Box 32063, Sanford 532
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
Phone: 828-262-2303 
Fax: 828-262-7079
moserba@appstate.edu

Dr. Benjamin Souza
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Box 32063, Sanford 524
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608
Phone: 828-262-2305 
Fax: 828-262-7079
souzabj@appstate.edu


French

Dr. Jean-François Fournier 
fournierj@appstate.edu

Research interests: 19th Century Fiction and Poetry; Bridges between Literature & Philosophy; Comic Discourses in Literature & Film 

Dr. Martial Frindéthié
frindethiekm@appstate.edu

Research interests: The Francophone Diaspora, literature, culture, film, and political imagination

Dr. Darci Gardner
gardnerdl1@appstate.edu

Research interests: 19th and 20th century France; literature and the visual arts; cognitive approaches to literature; aesthetics
 

Spanish

Dr. Zhiyuan Chen
chenzhi@appstate.edu

Research interests: Spanish syntax, Chinese syntax, translation theory, cultural study, Sinology

Dr. Victoria Cox
coxvk@appstate.edu

Research interests: Colonial and contemporary Latin America, Argentine theatre and literature

Dr. Andres Fisher
fisheras@appstate.edu

Research interests: Contemporary poetry in Spain and Latin America, poetry translation, cultural studies, creative writing

Dr. James Fogelquist
fogelquistjd@appstate.edu

Research interest: Medievil and Modern Spanish Literature

Dr. Catherine Fountain
fountainca@appstate.edu

Research interests: Sociolinguistics, phonology, multilingualism in Latin America, policy and technology in foreign language instruction

Dr. Maria Patricia Ortiz
ortizowensmp@appstate.edu

Research interests: Contemporary Hispanic comparative literature, Hispanic authors in the US, Gender studies

Dr. Benito del Pliego
delpliegob@appstate.edu

Research interests: Contemporary poetry in Spain and Latin America, literature and migrations of Spanish speakers, creative writing

Dr. Benjamin Souza
souzabj@appstate.edu

Research interests: Bilingualism, second language phonology, effects of frequency on language production

LLC and Applied Linguistics

Dr. Beverly Moser
moserba@appstate.edu

Research interests: Discourse analysis of and acquisition of L2 reading, writing skills, teaching methodology

Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand
hellenbranda@appstate.edu

Research interests: Medieval German culture and literature, Middle Ages and Arthurian literature and arts, fairy tales

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Every fall the department co-hosts the Latin American Film Series. An event open to students, faculty and the public in general. Admission is free. Schedule information of the films is posted on the first week of August.

Contact

Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Sanford Hall
225 Locust Street
ASU Box 32063
Boone, NC 28608-2063
(828) 262-3095 (office)
(828) 262-7079 (fax)

DLLC Department Chair 
Dr. James Fogelquist
fogelquistjd@appstate.edu 
520 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3096 

DLLC Assistant Chair
Dr. Catherine Fountain
fountainca@appstate.edu
529 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2308 

DLLC Administrative Assistant
Ms. Cindy Trivette
trivetteca@appstate.edu
521 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-3095 

LARC Director
Dr. Paul Sebastian
sebastianpl@appstate.edu
524 Sanford Hall
(828) 262-2932

UNC World Language Exchange

The World Language exchange was created in 2013 to manage the sharing of less commonly taught languages across the UNC system. This exchange offers access to a variety of languages such as Persian, Cherokee and Ancient Greek as well as courses that explore culture.

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