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Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Our professors are always here to support student research and to get you involved in the research their conducting. There are even opportunities to travel abroad to conduct research in a foreign language. 

Start a Research Project

The University of South Carolina's Magellan Scholar Program and our Research Department have the resources to help guide you through the process, from finding funding to presenting your work. 


Find a Mentor

Our faculty have deep and varied research interests. If you're looking for a faculty member to do research with, browse our directory to discover who's interests match with yours. 


Study Abroad

There are many opportunities to conduct research abroad with one of our partner institutions. We even partner with the Honors College to bring you an exciting research-based learning program in Russia.