News & Events

9 MA Romance Language students to graduate before Fall 2022.
May 8, 2022

The DLLC would like to celebrate with the 2022 graduating class of MA students!Jenna Elliott, Rayane Amrani, Montana Murphy and Diego Hernandez Guille...

Smith, Caroline

Take the Challenge: Caroline Smith in Spain
May 8, 2022

Caroline Smith has attended Appalachian State University for 5 years, and is a graduate student of the DLLC in the Romance Languages, Spanish College ...

The DLLC wishes Dr. James (Jim) Fogelquist a happy retirement
May 8, 2022

Dr. Fogelquist is retiring this year and will be greatly missed as a member of the DLLC faculty. The DLLC would like to wish him a happy retirement wi...

Pepper, Lindsay

Lindsay Pepper
May 4, 2022

Lindsay Pepper double majored in French and Global Studies at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. After graduating, she worked as a teaching a...

Exposito-Breden, Isabelle

Professor Isabelle Exposito-Breden
Apr 6, 2022

Professor Isabelle Exposito-Breden is originally from l'Hexagone, which is a nickname for France based on its hexagonal shape. She was born in Grenobl...

Miller, Sarah

Professor Sarah Miller
Mar 31, 2022

Professor Miller’s love of languages and cultures began in a 7th grade Spanish class in Minnesota and became a passion of hers after a high school t...

STARTALK Grant awarded to Drs. Wendy Xie and Xiaofei Tu for a pilot program in Chinese instruction.
Mar 25, 2022

 Drs. Xiaofei Tu and Wendy Xie were awarded a STARTALK grant of $333,913.00. The federal grant will fully fund 30 rising 11th-14th students (risi...

Dr. Kinji Ito

Dr. Kinji Ito
Feb 18, 2022

Growing up in Yamaguchi, Japan, Dr. Kinji Ito has a passion for Japanese language and culture. He enjoys travel, meeting people of different backgroun...

Department alums in Appalachian Today
Dec 21, 2021

Look what languages can do!! The DLLC German program helped launch at least two of these alums, and another one of them worked for the department as a...

2021-2022 New Faculty Publications, Grants, and Creative Activity
Dec 15, 2021

PublicationsKinji Ito (2022). Chisetsu. Wadainohon. https://wadainohon.com/shosetsu/no-14/   This is a serial novel that has been ...