Community and Linguistics at Duke

International House offers diverse cross-cultural programs to help students, scholars, and Duke community members from all over the world learn from each other and become open-minded global citizens.

  • Connect. Learn. Grow. (CLG Series) Workshop Series
  • Duke Language Partners
  • English Conversation Club
  • Spanish Conversation Club
  • International Friends Program
  • Global Cafe
  • Meet Your World At Duke Series
  • Global Engagement Program

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Langages at Duke

Duke offers many opportunities for students pursuing a second language proficiency. Our goal is for all Duke students to develop proficiency in a second language in order to explore foreign cultures, histories and literatures, gain an understanding and appreciation for culture in as embodied in language, and bring a cultural perspective to bear to enhance understanding of issues of similarity and difference.

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Web Resources


Blogs to Follow

  • Language Log: Mark Liberman's (UPenn) online community featuring contributions from many of the top linguists in the US. Multi-authored, with the caveat that you may find some authors or posts more interesting or accessible than others; very good for: calling out bad linguistics in the news, lively and intelligent comment section, comprehensive blog roll along the side, highlighting other interesting work in guest posts)
  • The Ling Space (See also the Ling Space‚Äôs youtube channel, but they also post additional interesting explanations on their tumblr blog)
  • Prototumblinguist (great entry point into the tumblr linguistics fandom)