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World Languages & Cultures Alumni Weekend

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Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
MCLLC, Hispanic Studies, International Studies Alumni
Intended Audience (Other):
Alumni, Students and Faculty

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (MCLLC), Department of Hispanic Studies, and the International Studies Program invites you to the 2023 World Languages & Cultures Alumni Weekend.

Thursday, October 19, 2023 

Alumni Keynote Presentation

Gatton Business and Economics Building - Room 191 | 7:00 pm

Cynthia “Didi” Rapp (Russian Studies, BA ’75, Geography, MA ’76) spent four decades as a public servant and closed out her career as the chief of staff for the director of the CIA. Did was inducted into the College of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 2022.

Friday, October 20, 2023 

Alumni Career Day

Jacobs Science Building - Atrium and Classrooms | 1:00-4:00 pm

Language and culture majors will connect one-on-one with alumni to learn about professional pathways and potential careers. Breakout sessions with alumni and students will be grouped by field - business, government, non-profits, and law/medicine/education.

Alumni and Faculty Reception

Ethereal Brewing at Cornerstone - 401 South Limestone | 6:00-9:00 pm

Alumni and guests are invited to join current and former language faculty for dinner and drinks.

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Alumni Day at Keeneland

Keeneland – 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington | Time TBD

Join alumni and friends for a day at the races! Grandstand tickets for alumni are complimentary. Additional guest tickets are available for $25 each. Tickets are limited.

Hosted by the MCLLC Alumni Board.


RSVP to all events by Monday, October 2 here.


Contact Taylor Kincaid at with questions.