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11 languages, 10 programs, 7 minors, 6 certificates all offered through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature.

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About Us

The UWM Department of Foreign Languages and Literature (FLL) houses the ten language programs listed in the panel above.

In addition to instruction in languages, FLL offers a broad array of courses on the cultural and literary history of Ancient Greece and Rome, Israel and the Jewish diaspora, Islam and the Arabic world, Japan, Korea, China, Russia, Poland, Germany, and Scandinavia, along with courses on the Bible, the Holocaust, literary theory, and film.

Our faculty, staff, and students produce scholarship in cultural and literary history, literary theory, language pedagogy, linguistics, archaeology, digital humanities, and area studies, as well as scholarly and literary translations.