Faculty Opening


The UAB College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Congratulations to the Homecoming Door Competition Team!

Faculty Leader: Erika Rinker
Student Leader: 
Amelia Hobson (German)
Jared Bash (French), Cody Dudley (German), Liz Knight (German), Lynn Tran (German), Jessica Turner (German), Kayleigh Cantrell (Japanese), Bright Chang (Japanese), and other students and faculty



Campus Walk-in Career Day

Any student can come to receive help for any career-related information.
Day: Third Thursday of Each Month
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Career Services Office, map
UAB Career and Professional Development

Language Partners Program

The English Language Institute invites you to make a “global connection” on campus. Students can join the program at any time.
Learn More

The DFLL Welcomes New Assistant Professor in Spanish


John Maddox
(PhD in Spanish & Portuguese, Vanderbilt)

His research focuses on contemporary historical novels on slavery from Latin America. He specializes in narrative of the Hispanic Caribbean and Brazil.

First Time Attendee Stipend Winners

John Maddox & Krista Chambless at AATSP Conference

John Maddox and Krista Chambless were awarded the First Time Attendee Stipend at the AATSP Conference in Panama.

Upcoming Events

"Photographing Literary Landscapes:
Marcel Proust’s France"

Time: 3:30 pm
Date: Oct. 22
Location: Hulsey Recital Hall, map

Colombian Guitarist and Singer Holguer Pimiento to perform at Globally Challenged: Birmingham's 2nd Annual Adult Geography and Culture Bee!

Time: 8:00 pm
Date: Oct. 23
Location: Bottletree Cafe, map
More Information

"A Constructivist Approach to Intercultural Competency"

Dr. Lourdes Sánchez-López, Associate Professor of Spanish

Time: 11:30-1:00 pm
Date: Oct. 31
Location: Heritage Hall 125, map

Fall 2014 Conversation Tables

  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: 3:30 to 4:30 pm
  • Location: Humanities Building 424, map
  • Flyer
  • Day: Fridays
  • Time: 12:30 pm
  • Location: Starbucks at Sterne Library, map
  • For more info contact Jared Bash, jbash@uab.edu.
  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
  • Location: Humanities Building 424, map
  • All are welcome, but the conversations will focus on topics from the introductory and intermediate German courses. The last Stammtisch will take place November 18.
  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: 12:00 to 12:30 pm
  • Location: Sterne Library, map
Ciao, possiamo parlare italiano?
  • Day: Thursdays
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Starbucks at Sterne Library, map
  • We meet up in Starbucks and move out as a group at 6:10 pm.
  • Day: Fridays  
  • Time: 12:15 pm
  • Location: Private Dining Room, Commons on the Green 
  • Please only attend this table if you are a student of Japanese or do know at least some Japanese.
  • Flyer 

UAB French Table

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
  • Location: Lucy's Cafe, map
  • Contact Curtis Hendrickson for more information.

Alliance Française French Table

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Location: V Richard's, Clairmont Avenue, map 
  • Contact Clay Spicer for more information.

Stammtisch, German Conversation Table

  • Day: Thursdays (except Thanksgiving & other holidays)
  • Time: 7:30 pm 
  • Location: Giuseppe's Café in Southside, 925 Eighth St. South, 324-2626
  • For anyone who speaks German. The conversational level is intermediate to advanced. New participants are always welcome.
  • Contact Dr. David Agresti for additional information.

Camino de Santiago 2014

View Photos from the Recent Trip to Spain

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