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Language Exam

Students in our MA program must prove competency in one or more languages other than English or the student's native language. To register for an exam, students should contact the director of graduate studies. Examinations are administered by the following members of the department:

  • Bengali: Asif Siddiqi
  • Chinese (Classical and Mandarin): Grace Shen
  • French: Rosemary Wakeman, Silvana Patriarca, Wolfgang Mueller, Thierry Rigogne, Susan Wabuda, Maryanne Kowaleski, Nicholas Paul
  • German: Wolfgang Mueller, David Hamlin, David Myers
  • Hebrew: Doron Ben-Atar
  • Irish (Gaelic): Christopher Maginn
  • Italian: Silvana Patriarca, Wolfgang Mueller
  • Japanese: Yuko Miki
  • Latin: Wolfgang Mueller, Nicholas Paul
  • Russian: Asif Siddiqi
  • Portuguese: Yuko Miki
  • Spanish: Sal Acosta, Beth Penry, Yuko Miki
  • Turkish and Ottoman Turkish: Ebru Turan
  • Yiddish: Daniel Soyer