International Languages and Cultures

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Joanna Bartow
Professor of Spanish & Chair
Anne Arundel
Organization Description

In addition to elementary and intermediate language studies in Chinese, French, German, and Spanish, SMCM offers both a major and a minor in International Languages and Cultures.

July 12, 2021
On July 2, St. Mary’s College of Maryland held its annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, which provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, under the guidance and with the expertise of… Find Out More
February 24, 2021
Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Kelly Neiles, along with colleagues at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, have accepted an invitation from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to participate in an Inclusive Excellence Learning Community. The award includes $30,000… Find Out More
December 21, 2020
Argelia Gonzalez Hurtado, assistant professor of Spanish and Latin American studies, has recently published the peer-reviewed article “Narrating the indigenous diaspora through Yolanda Cruz's lens” in Vistas al Patio, a journal in the area of Humanities from The University of Cartagena, Colombia.… Find Out More
October 8, 2020
Research in African Literatures, a peer-reviewed academic journal, has published an article by Assistant Professor of French George MacLeod, titled “Jacqueline Kalimunda’s Interactive Love Stories: Transmedia Documentary in Present-Day Rwanda.” The article is part of a special journal issue… Find Out More
October 7, 2020
St. Mary’s College Professor of Spanish José R. Ballesteros has been named director of equity programming in the recently reimagined Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity now to be known as the Division of Inclusive Diversity, Equity, Access and Accountability (IDE(A)2.

In this new role,… Find Out More
January 27, 2020
Joanna Bartow, professor of Spanish, and Pamela Mann, associate research & instruction librarian for the arts & humanities, led a workshop titled “Community-Based Spanish and Critical Information Literacy” on October 18, 2019, at the AACU Conference of Global Citizenship for Campus,… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a Mandala Sand Painting from Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus.


From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with… Find Out More
August 12, 2019
Professor Emerita of Literature and Language Jackie Paskow donated her father's letters to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress ( in Washington D.C.  Her father was Brigadier General Wheeler G. Merriam, who fought alongside General Patton from North… Find Out More
May 8, 2019
St. Mary’s College international languages & cultures students Kathleen (Katie) Gross ’19, Alejandra Diaz ’19, Rachel Yates ’19, Alana Demones ’19, and Katherine Kempton ’19, presented their research projects at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Kennesaw State… Find Out More
March 27, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s José Cacayo Ballesteros, Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts and professor of international languages and cultures, will present “Mother Tongue: A Poetry Reading by José Cacayo Ballesteros” on Friday, April 12, 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. in Anne Arundel Hall’s… Find Out More