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Student Organizations

Arabic Club

The Arabic Club is a student run organization whose aim is to promote the Arabic language program on the LSU campus and to increase student enrollment and retention. The Arabic LSU club also engages native speakers by encouraging group based interaction between Arabic learners and native speakers. The club organizes events in order to expose students to Arabic culture and to increase their cultural awareness such as watching Arabic movies, dining at Arabic restaurants, visiting art exhibits, etc. For more information contact thearabicclubatlsu@gmail.com or visit The Arabic Club Twitter account.

Italian Club

Bringing Italy to LSU with activities, food, fun, and friends. We are trying to provide gateway for students to learn more about the culture as well as the language. For more information, contact Andrea Morshaeuser at andrea@lsu.edu. You can also visit the Italian Club Facebook page. 

German Club

The LSU German Club is dedicated to promoting the appreciation of German language and culture at LSU. We do this by hosting events such as German film nights, presentations by our professors, and an annual trip to the Oktoberfest in Kenner. Follow the German Club on their Facebook page.

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Sigma Delta Pi

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, is a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of South Carolina, a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and partners with the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese and the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. Founded at the University of California, Berkeley in 1919. Follow the LSU Sigma Delta Pi, Alpha Lambda chapter on their Facebook page. Dr. Carmela Mattza (cmattza@lsu.edu) is the faculty advisor.

Spanish Club

The purpose of the Spanish Club is to cultivate interest in the Hispanic world, promote culture awareness, develop language skills, and contribute to the community. The club will consist of immerging students in the Spanish language, Hispanic history, holidays, food, traditions, pop culture, and much more. All students interested are welcomed to join and participate in the Spanish Club. For more information, please reach out to the Spanish Club sponsors, Edgar Martínez ehernandez1@lsu.edu and Vanessa Cárdenas vcarde3@lsu.edu.

Student Linguistics Association

Student Linguistics Association (SLA) is a student-ran linguistics club at LSU and was founded to expand student involvement in the field outside of the classroom. Leading research events such as Linguistics Meet-up allows student researchers a formal setting to rehearse and gain critique on future conference presentations, and grants opportunities to grow among fellow student linguists. SLA promotes community, knowledge exchange, and research support among student members and linguistics faculty.

Our members are involved in a wide variety of research topics, and present findings at LSU Discover Day, The Southeastern Conference on Linguistics and departmental panels. For more information contact Jack Rittenberry