Literature and Languages Virtual Sessions

The Division of Literature and Languages offers a variety of coursework within each of its seven departments, including literary theory and history, intensive exploration of specific authors or literary periods, cultural studies, creative writing, and foreign language proficiency. Majors within the division include Chinese; English; French; German; Greek, Latin, & Ancient Mediterranean Studies; Russian; and Spanish. There are many interdisciplinary majors that also involve literature.

Video Library

Faculty Office Hours ’23 - French

Hear from Professors Ann Delehanty and Catherine Witt as they break down the French major and minor at Reed, discuss their areas of research, and answer your questions.

Faculty Office Hours ’23 - Spanish

Hear from Professor Christian Kroll as he breaks down the Spanish major and minor at Reed, discusses his areas of research, and answers your questions.

Faculty Office Hours ’22 - Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (GLAM)

Get to know Professors Ellen Millender and Tom Landvatter as they discuss GLAM at Reed. They break down the major and answer questions.

French Major Overview ’22

Professors Ann Delehanty and Hugh Hochman discuss the structure of the French major and minor and the core scholarly questions that will guide your work.

Faculty Office Hours ’21 - English, Creative Writing, & Comparative Literature

Watch the highlights of faculty office hours as Professors Samiya Bashir, Libby Drumm, and Jay Dickson talk about the English major and minor and studying creative writing and comparative literature at Reed.

Faculty Office Hours ’21 - Languages

Watch faculty members talk about the language departments at Reed. You will hear from Professors Ann Delehanty (French), Monica Lopez Lerma (Spanish), Naomi Caffee (Russian), Katja Garlof (German), and Alexei Ditter (Chinese).

Alumni Interview with Rob Seamans ’96, English

Milyon Trulove, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, talks with Rob Seamans ’96, Reed alum and professor at NYU Stern School of Business.

Questions for Faculty