Modern Languages and Literatures
Grand Valley students are learning about global cultures and speaking another language by connecting virtually with peers around the world.
Sep 30, 2021
The altar is a beloved tradition for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
Nov 2, 2020
A network of tutors from Grand Valley is available to offer free assistance to sixth-12th graders as they finish their school's remote learning lessons.
May 28, 2020
The festival is made possible by a 5-year grant from the French Consulate in Chicago. The goal is to inspire the general public to broaden movie consumption to films from different cultures.
Nov 14, 2019
Mary Seeger, retired dean and professor emerita of modern languages and literatures, died June 11 after being in hospice care. She was 79.
Jun 11, 2019
Fifteen police officers from Colombia concluded a month-long course at Grand Valley's ELS Language Center December 7, studying English to help them improve their policing skills in their country.
Dec 10, 2018
With direction from Mexican artist Elina Chauvet, the campus community is invited to join an art installation that denounces violence against women by placing a pair of red shoes with a message to honor a victim of violence or trafficking.
Oct 13, 2017
Jason Yancey, associate professor of Spanish, brought his more than 15 years of puppeteering experience to Grand Valley in 2009. Since then, he has incorporated his unique expertise into upper-level Spanish theater and drama courses. During these classes, students write and produce original Spanish puppet shows, create their own puppets, and perform in the community.
Mar 9, 2017