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Faculty & Staff

Department Chair & Administrative Staff

Jean-Vincent Blanchard

Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures; Professor of French and Section Head

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8159
  2. Kohlberg 313
Jean-Vincent  Blanchard

Suzanne McCarthy

Administrative Assistant

Modern Languages & Literatures

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8143
  2. Kohlberg 316

Bethanne Seufert

Administrative Assistant

Modern Languages and Literatures

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8679
  2. Kohlberg 316

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Language Tables

Everyone on campus is invited to attend any of the language table sessions sponsored by the MLL Department!

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Language Study in the Age of Globalization

This brochure by the Modern Language Association is directed primarily to college students. It​ explains how knowing other languages enriches students’ personal lives, expands their range of professional opportunities, and increases their power to act as citizens of the world.

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Language Center

The Language Center provides resources to enhance the study of foreign language, literature, and culture at Swarthmore College. Students have access to audio/video materials required for foreign language classes. The lab's resources include 12 Macbook Pros, 8 iMacs, an extensive library of foreign films, video cameras, and audio recorders. The space is a unique, adaptable, multimedia-friendly place to study, practice and develop language skills. 

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