World Language Showcase

Languages Take Us to New Places

Previous WLS poster winners

We are pleased to announce that our World Languages Showcase returns in-person on Friday, March 24, 2023!

Please join Missouri State University's Department of World Languages and Cultures for its 2023 World Languages Showcase. This year's theme is "Languages Take Us to New Places."


Online registration for World Language Showcase 2023 runs through March 13, 2023.

Please register early. There is limited seating, and spaces will be reserved on a "first come, first served" basis. The event schedule is available online.

Register your school


Contact the Department of World Languages and Cultures at or call 417-836-5122.

WLS students show off their prize and diorama.

Non-competitive events

Join these sessions to learn more about language and culture with Missouri State students and faculty.

African Cultures

9:30-10:25 a.m.

Francophone Cultures

10:30-11:25 a.m.

German Culture

10:30-11:25 a.m.

Hispanic Cultures

10:30-11:25 a.m.

Latin & Greek

11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Japanese Culture

11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

Portuguese Cultures

11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.