All summer Language Institute programs will be held virtually, with the exception of the STARTALK Arabic Academy, which has been rescheduled to summer 2021. For questions about cancellations, program changes, or virtual delivery due to the coronavirus pandemic, please contact us at psuconferences@psu.edu. For the latest Penn State updates and information, visit: virusinfo.psu.edu.

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Administrative Contacts

Program Planner
Penn State Conferences and Institutes
225 The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
University Park, PA 16802
Email: PSUconferences@psu.edu
Phone: 814-863-5100
Fax: 814-863-5190

Academic Director
Elena Galinova
401 Burrowes Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: galinova@psu.edu
Phone: 814-867-1665

Program Contacts

Arabic
Reham Aly
rum21@psu.edu

Chinese
Yupeng Kou
yqk5213@psu.edu

ESL
Deryn Verity
dpv3@psu.edu

French
Eric Disbro
ejd22@psu.edu

German
Julia Goetze
jzg5860@psu.edu

Hindi
Ritu Jayakar
rkj1@psu.edu

Italian
Jason Laine
jcl20@psu.edu

Japanese
Haruko Iwami
hui3@psu.edu

Korean
Lan Kim
luk18@psu.edu

Latin
Thaddeus Olson
tjo133@psu.edu

Portuguese
Jason Laine
jcl20@psu.edu

Russian
Michael Naydan
mmn3@psu.edu

Spanish
Adriana Linnebur
ail3@psu.edu