The GWU/ RGSLL (Romance, German, and Slavic Languages & Literatures)
- The GWU/ RGSLL (Romance, German, and Slavic Languages & Literatures)
The GW Department of Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literatures (RGSLL) offers dozens of undergraduate courses each semester, with the majority of classes taught in the target language. The department also hosts events for the university community that include symposia and language instruction seminars, as well as lectures from visiting scholars and poets.
RGSLL faculty have published books on a broad range of topics, such as a study on book production and female authorship in 16th-century France; an encyclopedia of Russian film; textbooks for teaching in French, Russian and Spanish; and much more. Our faculty have also received numerous awards for their research and teaching, including the International Dublin Literary Award and GW’s Honey W. Nashman Award for Faculty Engagement. And our alumni have used their language and literature skills for professional advancement in the fields of government, education, business, diplomacy, law, and the nonprofit world.