Announcements & News

Our very own 2017 Grammy Winner, Lucas Meachem (German and French)

Check out his website here

Two of our graduate students will present at the Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors on Thursday, April 27th!

Trey Stokes: Oral Presentation Session from 10:40-12:00 (11:00-11:20)
Beacon Heights (417) Plemmons Student Union

Liz Kunkel: Poster Presentation #30, 1:00-4:00
Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

Two of our students (Ryan Hellenbrand and Sarah Kate Murphy) were featured on AppX, a podcast from the Appalachian Magazine, discussing the Honors College and their experiences abroad! Check it out:

Five Appalachian Students are semi-finalists for the Fulbright Scholars program

Germans in Jamaica: War, Spies and Camps | Boone, NC | February 2017

Appalachian State University faculty member and documentary filmmaker Kevin Kennedy will present his film...[more]

Latin American Film Festival - Fall 2016 | Boone, NC

Alumni Reception | Boone, NC | July 2016

On Thursday, July 21, 2016, Alumni and current graduate students from the department gathered for a reunion and reception...[more]


NC AATF/AATSP 2016 Joint Spring Conference | Winston-Salem, NC | April 2016

Faculty, graduate students, and alumni gathered at the NC AATF/AATSP 2016 Joint Spring Conference, Bringing Together K-20 Language Learning on Saturday, April 9, 2016. ...[more]

The Southern Conference on Language Teaching | Charlotte, NC | February 2016

Faculty, graduate students, and alumni gathered at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) in Charlotte, NC to learn and share. ...[more]

TEA Fellows Program | October, 2015

For the fifth year, Appalachian State University is "home" to a diverse group of TEA Fellows (Teaching Excellence and Achievement) from all over the world, via a grant sponsored by the U.S. State Department and administered through IREX. This year's 19 teachers of English and Science come from 17 countries and 5 continents, including Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Zambia, Tunisia, and several countries from Francophone Africa. TEA Fellows complete four weeks...[more]

LLC Summer Study in Spain | Summer 2016

Travel dates: May 23 - June 23, 2016
Cost: $2878 (Airfare and summer tuition not included)
For more information: 

Northern Spain LLC 2016 | Summer 2016

Travel dates: May 31-June 30, 2016
Cost: $3300 (Tuition and airfaire not included)
For more information:


Paris: Tales of a City | Summer 2016

Travel dates: May 16-30, 2016
Cost: $3795 (Airfare included, summer tuition not included)
For more information: 

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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.


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

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

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

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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