MA in Language, Literature, and Translation (MALLT)

The MA in Language, Literature, and Translation (MALLT) is an interdisciplinary MA degree program focused on global languages, literatures and translation. With over 50 faculty from five different departments, MALLT offers a flexible program of study tailored to your professional goals. Three departments—French, Italian and Comparative Literature, Foreign Languages and Literature and Translation & Interpreting Studies cooperate in offering this interdepartmental, interdisciplinary master’s program designed for the student who wishes to focus on language, literature, and translation on a cross-cultural basis. Students may complete one of the following concentrations: Comparative Literature; French and Francophone Language, Literature, and Culture; German Language, Literature, and Culture and Translation (Professional Track or Research Track). In addition to these specific concentrations, students may pursue coursework in Classical Greek; Classics; Hebrew Studies, Italian Studies, Latin; and Slavic Languages. MALLT also allows students interested in Linguistics or Spanish to complete double concentrations, or the joint MLIS/MALLT of MBA/MALLT (Translation) coordinated degrees.

Language, Literature & Translation Courses

Translation and Interpreting Courses

NameRankDegreeSchoolGraduate FacultyEmeritus Faculty
Viktorija Bilić Assistant Professor PhD Heidelberg University, Germany Yes No
Lorena Terando Associate Professor PhD State University of New York at Binghamton Yes No
Leah Leone Assistant Professor PhD University of Iowa Yes No
Kathryn Scholz Senior Lecturer University of Minnesota Yes No
Amy Olen Lecturer PhD University of Texas, Austin No No