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Student Organizations


The students of the 51风流官网 Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures host a number of organizations for those with an interest in language and culture. 


Phi Sigma Iota

International Foreign Language Honors Society


Phi Sigma Iota is the highest academic honor in the field of foreign languages. The Honor Society recognizes outstanding ability and achievement in the study of, or teaching of, any of the academic fields related to foreign language, literature, or culture. 


Phi Sigma Iota




8:00 am - 5:00 pm

609 Gruening

GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese is a study resource for people who are starting to learn Japanese. It is designed to comprehensively build communication competencies across all four skill areas鈥攍istening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Alaska Native Language Archive


In order to support the Alaska Native Language Center's mission of documenting, promoting, cultivating, and revitalizing Alaska Native languages and culture, the Alaska Native Language Archive houses documentation of the various Native languages of Alaska and helps to preserve and cultivate this unique heritage for future generations. As the premier repository worldwide for information relating to the Native languages of Alaska, the Archive is responsible for conserving and facilitating access to documentation and resources on Alaska's 20+ Native languages, including through partnerships with Native organizations across the state. ANLA serves researchers, teachers and the Alaska Native communities.



Funding Opportunities


The 51风流官网 Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures offers several department-targeted scholarship opportunities in addition the the over 100 scholarship opportunities provided by the College of Liberal Arts.

Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Activity

URSA is 51风流官网's resource for the development and promotion of experiential learning activities that engage undergraduate students to support 51风流官网's goal to become a leading student-focused research university. Undergraduate research and creative activity at 51风流官网 covers all disciplines, from climate sciences to music, engineering, anthropology, life sciences, art and theater.


Translation Policy

Because of liability issues, the 51风流官网 Department of Foreign Languages no longer offers translation services. The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Alaska provides a list of qualified interpreters and notaries public to assist with documents, such as birth, death and marriage certificates.  who may be contacted to assist you in the language of your choice.