multicultural societies

Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Major: emphasizing skill building, experiential learning and breadth.

This program serve to give students a strong theoretical foundation steeped in languages, comparative and cultural studies.

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

Complete your major requirements and test out different classes. Design your academic plan- you're in control!

Choose between two routes:

For more information, visit the Major in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies page

Interested in the BA in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies program? Learn more here.


Undergraduate general questions and program advice can be directed to mlcsug@ualberta.ca or contact the appropriate Academic Advisor listed below.

July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023
Honours Advisor
Dr. Odile Cisneros
Email: odile.cisneros@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 218-C

Comparative Literature
Dr. Irene Sywenky
Email: isywenky@ualberta.ca / Office: 217 A 

Dr. Chris Reyns
Email: frenchadvisor@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 210-A

Dr. Claudia Kost
Email: ckost@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 308-A

Dr. William Anselmi
Email: wanselmi@ualberta.ca / Office: Humanities Centre (HC) 3-69

Norwegian, Scandinavian, & Swedish
Dr. John Eason III
Email: easoniii@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 316-B

Slavic (Polish, Russian, Ukrainian)
Dr. Alla Nedashkivska
Email: alla.nedashkivska@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 316-C

Spanish & Latin American Studies
Dr. Yvonne Lam
Email: yvonne.lam@ualberta.ca / Office: Arts 218-E

Are you a member of the community?

If you're a non-U of A student looking to take a class for professional development, upgrading, or general interest, you will need to apply for Open Studies. Please be aware that application deadlines may differ from course registration deadlines. For more information about Open Studies and how to apply, visit the Undergraduate Admissions & Programs website. Before initiating an application, please speak with our Undergraduate Advisor to ensure this course is right for you. We welcome you in our classes!