The Department of English hosts 59th Forum on Language and Literature on the subject of biolinguistics

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s English Department’s forum on biolinguistics was held on Monday, Oct. 21.  Ben Robertson, a professor of English, talked about the recent forum and what it was like organizing it.  “As usual, we invite department members who have published recently or have done some sort of special project recently,” Robertson said. “Alternatively, sometimes the faculty come to us and suggest a forum.” Robertson said they have had some highly successful forums in the past and he hoped that this one “might inspire some students to…

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Study Abroad Club seeks to connect students

Aniket Maharjan Staff Writer Troy’s Study Abroad Club (SAC), formed just last semester, aims to connect international students and Americans who may be interested in studying abroad, as well as to get more students interested in studying abroad. The SAC gives Americans the opportunity to meet students from other countries and interact with different cultures, therefore gaining a better appreciation and understanding of the world beyond what they have experienced in the U.S. Students meet to discuss opportunities as well as experiences of studying in foreign countries. “We saw a…

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Language and culture at your doorstep

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer Troy University is home to students from about 75 different nations and is appropriately labeled the international university of Alabama. It offers various language courses under the department of languages and classics. Working along with the faculty and students in this department are various clubs that help promote the languages and cultures of the countries they represent. Two of the largest language clubs at Troy are the Spanish and French clubs. These clubs, through various events, have been educating the Troy student body outside of the…

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