Since 1987, the Center for Language Studies has facilitated contacts and cooperation among faculty with teaching and research interests in second languages. Our mission is to strengthen language study at Brown University through promoting research, developing teaching techniques, courses, programs, and learning resources, and creating new curricular configurations. CLS supports the application of technologies in language learning, promotes the professional development of language faculty and graduate students. Members include teaching faculty from every language department on campus. CLS is the academic home for American Sign Language, Arabic, Catalan, English for International Teaching Assistants, Hindi/Urdu, and Modern Persian. In addition, the Center may sometimes offer non-credit language courses.
For information on other languages taught at Brown, please contact the relevant department. Brown offers the following languages: Akkadian (Egyptology), American Sign Language, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Egyptian (Middle), French, German, Greek (Ancient), Greek (Modern), Haitian Creole, Hebrew (Modern), Hebrew (Biblical), Hindi / Urdu, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian (Modern), Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish.
Koul, Ashok KAssociate Director of the Center for Language Studies for World Languages and Cultures
Sokolosky, JaneDirector of the Center for Language Studies
Belmont Flores, ElsaLecturer in Language Studies
Christoff, MirenaDistinguished Senior Lecturer in Language Studies
Faiza, MiledSenior Lecturer in Language Studies
Gourlay, BarbaraSenior Lecturer in Language Studies
Hassan, Alla OLecturer in Language Studies
Koul, Ashok KDistinguished Senior Lecturer in Language Studies
Lehnen, JeremyLecturer in Language Studies
Nowicki, Heather RLecturer in Language Studies
Riker, Timothy BLecturer in Language Studies
Sokolosky, JaneDistinguished Senior Lecturer in Language Studies
Timlin, ChelseaLecturer in Language Studies