Welcome to the website for the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs (LCWA). We offer degree programs in Jewish Studies; International Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Classical Studies; French, Francophone, and Italian Studies; German and Slavic Studies; and Hispanic Studies. We urge you to look at our mission and goals statements to gain a greater understanding of our school. We are committed to providing our students with the educational experience they need to become citizens of the world in the 21st century. more
Message from the Dean
Dean of the School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs
As the saying goes, “Whoever speaks only his mother tongue is stuck in his mother’s world.” In the 21st century, it is a given that at some point most of us will interact with people who have grown up in another culture and who likely speak a language other than English. This is certainly true of our students, no matter what career paths they ... read more
Director of Italian Studies Program
View this Video Hightlight where he conducts field research about Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage.
The Casa Hispana is a home where students studying Spanish can learn and grow with peers. The Casa Hispana hosts numerous events each semester and is welcome to all students interested in expanding their Spanish speaking skills.
College of Charleston student Casey Wadsworth traveled to Brazil for college credit and to experience life outside of the United States for the first time.