Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Be a leader of tomorrow's multicultural societies. Start your journey in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies.

Choose between two routes: Language Studies or Cross-Cultural Studies.

New Modern Languages & Cultural Studies undergraduate major, Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta



  • Iman Mersal Wins 2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Award

    April 23, 2021

    Congratulations to faculty member Iman Mersal (Modern Languages & Cultural Studies) for winning the 2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the "literature" category! Her 2019 work of creative nonfiction, Fee Athar Enayat Al Zayyat (In the Footsteps of Enayat Al-Zayyat), explores the life of Egyptian writer Enayat al-Zayyat. The piece illuminates the challenges of writing while female, of attitudes toward mental health, and life in mid-20th-century Egypt.

  • Sofia Monzón Rodriguez recipient of the People's Choice award 2021

    April 07, 2021

    Sofia Monzón, PhD Transnational and Comparative Literatures, tied to win the People's Choice award for the Images of Research competition.

  • Dr. Bohdan Medwidsky

    March 29, 2021

    It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of the founder and benefactor of the Kule Folklore Centre and the Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives.

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