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Elizabeth Lang Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer World Languages and Cultures

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

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).
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World Languages and Cultures
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Spring 2024

  • FREN-223 French, Intermediate II

  • FREN-223 French, Intermediate II

  • FREN-435 French Translation Workshop