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Middle Eastern studies, economics undergrad Rawan Abhari is planning for a career that will change the world

Rawan Abhari darts between topics with the confidence of a seasoned public speaker. She interrupts herself to take a breath before jumping back into the conversation — international law, economics, climate science. Weaving together a broad tapestry of themes, she navigates complex issues with ease.

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Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and the FSU Middle East Center will host the 14th annual Middle East Film Festival, which showcases films providing insight into international cinema and perspectives rarely seen in mainstream media, Feb. 10 through March 9.

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Florida State University is set to celebrate its Fall 2022 graduates Friday with two commencement ceremonies at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.

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Florida State University has earned additional recognition for its rich history of supporting internationalization, with top-five rankings in multiple categories in a new report from the Institute of International Education.

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Born and raised in France, Honorine Rouiller is a doctoral student pursuing a degree in contemporary French and Francophone studies through Florida State University’s Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Florida State University’s Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies will welcome French and Senegalese distinguished scholars and well-known artists for a two-day symposium examining the legacies and culture of Senegal.

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Teaching faculty member Anel Brandl is an instructor of Spanish and Linguistics at Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences and is the assistant director of the Spanish Basic Language Program, a part of the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics. She is the core developer of FSU’s Spanish heritage track, the new courses for heritage speakers and learners, and the Spanish for Specific Purposes courses. Brandl is also a founding member of the Spanish Heritage Language Direction Network and has a deep interest in Spanish heritage bilingualism. Her recent work focuses on heritage language maintenance via instruction, and language acquisition and processing in Spanish heritage speakers.

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Two-time FSU alumna Sheree M. Mitchell uses languages, humanities background to curate authentic cultural experiences abroad

Brightly colored tourist shops and national monuments compete for visitors’ attention in travel destinations across the globe, but it’s often said that only the locals know the best spots. That is, unless you’re Sheree M. Mitchell. “You don’t really know a country until you truly understand its soul,” Mitchell said.

Modern Languages and Linguistics | Spectrum Summer 2022

Florida State University welcomes nine new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society. The students were inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday.

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A Florida State University student has been named a John Robert Lewis Scholar, the Washington-based Faith and Politics Institute announced. Rawan Abhari, a rising senior from Ft. Myers, Florida, is one of 10 scholars selected from a field of more than 105 applicants from across the country.

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Three Florida State University students have earned Critical Language Scholarships through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to help further their study of foreign languages and cultures.

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The Florida State University chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the U.S., hosted its annual induction on Saturday, April 23, in the FSU Alumni Association’s Grand Ballroom.

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