Center for International Languages & Cultures

Center for International Languages & Cultures

Featured News

chinese lanterns

Chinese Culture Club: Paper Chinese Lantern Tutorial

Red and yellow color is the representation of wealth. fame. and prosperity. Most Chinese lanterns are in these colors which symbolize a prosperous business and a thriving life.

Presenter: Xixi Mao
When: Tuesday, Feb. 23rd 6:00-7:00 pm CST
Where: Triple C Webex link

Things you will need to make Chinese Lantern:

  1. One pair of scissors
  2. Yellow color and red color construction paper
  3. Glue or double sides tape.
Chinese traditional intrusment

Chinese Culture Club (Triple C)

Welcome to the Online Triple C activities for the Spring Semester of 2021. Triple C cultural activities are provided by the Center for International Languages & Cultures (CILC). In ten weeks, we will presenting various aspects of Chinese culture. The events are free and open to the public. The following are the activities for the  Spring Semester of 2021.

Troy student makig dumplings

Lunar New Year Special (Triple C): Making Chinese Dumplings Tutorial

Chinese dumplings (Jiaozi) are commonly eaten in China and other parts of China. They one of the important dishes represents Chinese cuisine cultures and usually eaten during the Chinese New Year. 

Presenter: Li Fang
When: Tuesday, Feb. 16th 6:00-7:00 pm CST

taichi classroom

Online Tai Chi Class Spring 2021

Welcome to Taichi Class Spring 2021. If you are looking to relieve stress, increase flexibility, practice spirit health, losing weight, and/or improving mental and physical health, this class is for you! This is a free 10 weeks virtual class on WebEx


Academic Resources

Troy Language Courses


Academic Articles

Career webmina banner image

Careers in the Humanities

A how-to workshop on exploring diverse career paths with Brian DeGrazia and Sonia Nayak

What should a job search look like during a pandemic? How can you transfer and translate the skills you've gained from a PhD program as you consider more diverse career paths—and center your own wants and needs in the process? Join staff members from the MLA to learn how to define priorities for your job search, how to expand your network in a meaningful way, and other concrete steps you can take toward finding a job that speaks to you—as well as how the MLA can support you in your search and throughout your career.


CLS banner

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

CLS, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is part of a wider government initiative to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are critical to national security and economic prosperity. CLS plays an important role in preparing students for the 21st century's globalized workforce and increasing national competitiveness.


Group picture with Dr. Lance Tatum during Troy-Star summer camp 2019

TROY-STAR Summer Camp Teachers Program 2020

TROY-STAR Chinese Summer Camp for teachers, in its 11th year, is to develop a cadre of teachers of Mandarin with the dispositions, knowledge, and skills needed to create and support a new generation of highly effective World Language educators.....LEARN MORE