Back to top

Photograph of Elizabeth Lang

Elizabeth Lang Hurst Sr Professorial Lecturer World Languages and Cultures

Contact
Send email to Elizabeth Lang
(202) 885-2342 (Office)
CAS - World Languages and Cultures
Gray - 202
Tuesday/ Friday 9.45-11.15; 12.45-2.15 and by appointment
Degrees
MA, University of Pennsylvania

Bio
Elizabeth Lang has taught French language courses at AU since 1991. Her primary interest is in political, economic, social and cultural issues in Francophone Africa, and international development. She does extensive freelance translation, interpretation, and writing/editing for a number of African embassies in Washington and for Africa-related NGOs. In recent years she has taught the French translation courses in WLC. She is currently translating a book on communitarian violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. She travels extensively in the francophone world, with yearly trips to Haiti, France, Canada, and Burkina Faso (where she has a home). She is active in the Alternative Break program, as an advisory board member and faculty advisor on trips (Senegal, Haiti).
See Also
World Languages and Cultures
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Spring 2020

  • FREN-223 French, Intermediate II

  • FREN-435 French Translation Workshop

  • FREN-435 French Translation Workshop

Fall 2020

  • FREN-223 French, Intermediate II

  • FREN-434 French Trans:Concepts & Pract

  • FREN-434 French Trans:Concepts & Pract