Department of

World Languages and Literatures

Consistent with the College of Staten Island's mission to foster international education, the Department of World Languages and Literatures' mission is to further international understanding and cultural diversity among our students through the study of languages, literatures, and cultures of our interconnected world.    

Dr. Gerry Milligan, Department Chair

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In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Please join us for an evening with Jhumpa Lahiri, best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, in conversation with Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian Studies and Comparative Literature at NYU. Lahiri and Tylus will discuss Lahiri's new book, In Other Words, which contemplates the author's love for the Italian language and the challenges of learning to express oneself in a new language.

Jhumpa Lahiri
Pulitzer Prize winning author

Jane Tylus
Professor, Italian Studies and Comparative Literature, NYU Faculty Co-Director, NYU Center for the Humanities

Anna McCarthy
Professor of Cinema Studies, Tisch School of the Arts

NYU Center for the Humanities
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003

World Languages Day

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Join us in celebrating World Languages Day at The Green Dolphin Lounge in Building 1C where there will be live performances, discussions, food, film screenings and much more.

The Meet Mario film screening will be held by the director himself in the Library Theater. Click on the flyers for more information.

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Let's all celebrate CSI's own Sergio Mendoza, SEEK Scholar. To read the rest of the article, please click on the link.

CSI Today

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Congrats to CSI's own Ana Hayes on serving as a U.S. Consulate General in Milan, Italy. To read the rest of the article, please click on the link.

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Study aboard programs to Spain.
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Spanish Language Unit Internships

Have you ever been interested in providing Spanish Language interpretation and translation services for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases?

Click the District Attorney's Office link below to find out more information.

District Attorney's Office