Studying Abroad, Makenzie Frederickson, '18, Checks In From Spain

Makenzie Frederickson, Albion College Class of 2018
"I did not expect that I would gain another family here in Spain," says Makenzie Frederickson, '18, a Spanish and accounting major who is studying this semester in Alicante, Spain. "Being immersed in a new culture is an amazing way to learn more about yourself, others, and gain perspective," says the native of Lowell, Mich., who is a defender on the Albion women's lacrosse team and a three-time Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Honor Roll student.

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Modern Languages and Cultures 2017-2018 Events

Students in the Kellogg Center

A listing of events in the Modern Languages and Cultures Department for the academic year; for more information, contact the department at 517/629-0207 or stop by the department office in Vulgamore 207.

Kailey Henderson, '18: One Semester in Spain, Three Roles

Kailey Henderson
"Studying Spanish and living in a Spanish-speaking country are two different things entirely, and I cannot stress enough how important it's been to spend this past semester in Spain," writes Kailey Henderson, '18, who has studied abroad this fall in an intensive Spanish language and culture studies program at the University of Alicante.

Guenin-Lelle's Historical Study of New Orleans Is All Relative

Dianne Guenin-Lelle, professor of French, Albion College
The history of New Orleans has long fascinated Albion College French professor Dianne Guenin-Lelle. After all, she was born and raised there, and lived there for the better part of 30 years. Her recent book, The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City, describes the fractious, diverse, unusual history of the city and how, in many ways, it is so different from most other American cities. And during her research, she came across an unexpected connection.

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