The new School of Languages, Cultures, and Race at WSU offers exciting opportunities in education, research, and outreach for both incoming and returning students.
Centered around cultivating deep transdisciplinary understanding of linguistic, cultural, national, social, and racial perspectives in a global context, the school provides students with key knowledge, skills, and experience for success in an increasingly diverse and integrated global society.
Formed on July 1, 2018, the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race (SLCR) brings together students and faculty who are interested in an array of academic fields and areas of inquiry. It builds upon existing WSU strengths in comparative ethnic studies, humanities, social sciences, and foreign languages and cultures and provides additional benefits to students and faculty at all levels across the University.
SLCR arises from a strategic realignment of programs in the former departments of Critical Cultures, Gender, and Race Studies (CCGRS) and Foreign Languages and Cultures (DFLC) along with the interdisciplinary degrees in Humanities and Social Sciences programs. Students in all of these programs can continue, without interruption, to progress toward timely completion of their degrees while they experience a range of additional benefits from the realignment.
We invite you to explore our new website and to stop by the main office in Thompson Hall, room 110, to say hello. You can also read about the formation of SLCR and the school’s new director in the College of Arts & Sciences Story Hub.
Open House & Launch Party
Join the celebration!
Wednesday, Oct. 17
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Thompson Hall, WSU Pullman
Meet our internationally recognized faculty and dedicated support staff. Check out our facilities—including the Language Learning Resource Center. Learn about our diverse academic programs and study-abroad opportunities and explore one of the most iconic buildings on campus. Enjoy a world-tour of refreshments, pick up Coug swag, and enter to win other giveaways.
We look forward to your visit!
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