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Autumn

MEET OUR ALUMNI - AUTUMN PRESSLEY

A.B. in Spanish and Minor in Linguistics with a Certificate in New Media '21, Masters student in Human Computer Interaction at Georgia Tech, Intern at Duolingo in User Experience (UX) Research, future career in educational technology industry

Meet Autumn

Why Major in a Language?

Studying a language gives you the power to fully participate in a distinctive cultural world. Our programs in French, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish are designed to build your understanding of the structures of language itself while you draw connections among societies across the globe. Gaining oral and written fluency deepens your mental flexibility and builds social skills in transformative ways as well. That is why language study prepares you for a life in professions that require awareness of multiple perspectives and an excellent ability to communicate with people. 

As a major or minor you will gain skills in interpretation and analysis, emotional and artistic sensitivity, primary source research, and become familiar with a rich range of human creativity. Graduate students are mentored in the advanced study of linguistics, literature and culture while they benefit from rigorous training in foreign language pedagogy in an active and supportive scholarly community.

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Latest News

The chapter "The left-peripheral syntax of Brazilian Portuguese cadê" recently appeared in the edited volume Wh-exclamatives
This December, David Burke's essay “El mal de Chagas: Su historia y la necesidad de financiar las vacunas para lucharlo” appears in The Classic, the Writing Intensive Program’s journal of undergraduate writing and research.
Congratulations to Clemencia El Antouri for receiving a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship for students interested in careers in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service.

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UGA en Buenos Aires is a summer Spanish immersion program based in the vibrant and cosmopolitan capital city of Argentina—the land of los guaraníes, los criollos, el mate, el tango, Jorge Luis Borges, el peronismo, las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo, Lionel Messi y muchísimos porteños. Our goals are to foster students´ communicative abilities in Spanish in authentic contexts, to deepen their understanding of Argentina and Latin America, and to improve their analytical and writing skills in Spanish.

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UGA en España, through the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences offers four study abroad programs in sites across Spain--Valencia, Cádiz, Sevilla, and Madrid--as well as the Perú Medical Maymester.  Each program offers students a unique opportunity to develop a stronger background in Spanish language and culture and to complete coursework required of Spanish and Romance Languages majors and minors as well as the International Business major.

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