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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Contact Us

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
1620 College Street
Columbia, SC 29208
tel: 803-777-4881 fax: 803-777-0454

Department Chair: Nicholas Vazsonyi
e-mail: vazsonyi@sc.edu      (803) 777-9734

Assistant Chair, Undergraduate Director: Mark Beck
(803) 777-4883
e-mail: beckma@mailbox.sc.edu

Support Staff:

Foreign Language Placement and Testing Coordinator: Tim McAteer, 803-777-0816, flplace@mailbox.sc.edu

Office Manager: Kim Chong, 803-777-4881, chongk@mailbox.sc.edu

Curriculum and Conference Coordinator: Dee Dee Cronise, 803-777-4884, deedee@mailbox.sc.edu

Business Manager: Terri Lucas,  803-777-4882, berrytf@sc.edu

Assistant to the Chair: Catherine Moring, 803-777-9734, catherinemoring@sc.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator: Barbara Wachob, 803-777-0473, wachob@sc.edu

Graduate Director: Lara Lomicka-Anderson, Ph.D.

Comparative Literature Graduate Director: Jie Guo, Ph.D.

French Graduate Advisor: Daniela DiCecco, Ph.D.

German Graduate Advisor: Agnes Mueller, Ph.D.

Spanish Graduate Advisor: D. Eric Holt, Ph.D. 

Program Directors:

Arabic: Latifa Zoulagh

Chinese: Michael G. Hill, Ph.D.

Classics: Catherine Castner, Ph.D.

Comparative Literature: Alexander Beecroft, Ph.D.

French: Jeanne Garane, Ph.D.

German: Kurt Goblirsch, Ph.D.

Italian: Pia Bertucci, Ph.D.

Japanese: Yoshitaka Sakakibara, Ph.D. 

M.A.T.: Paul Malovrh, Ph.D.

Portuguese: Andrew Rajca, Ph.D.

Russian: Judith Kalb, Ph.D.

Spanish: María Mabrey, Ph.D.