Michael Beykirch



Humanities & Social Sciences




Learning Resource Center, (R203)
MIchael Beykirch

Οὐδὲν ἱχανὸν ᾡ ὀλίγον τὸ ἱχανόν.      –Ἐπίκουρος
(There is no enough for whom enough is too little.)    –Epicurus

Michael Beykirch (BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison), full professor in languages other than English, has been teaching at Corning Community College since 1991.

Modern Languages:

  • Modern Standard Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Classical Languages:

  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Latin

Having also earned his second-degree black belt in Aikido, he has offered evening sessions on functional self-defense.

Moreover, a dedicated learner of the Lakota language, he studies Indigenous rights, culture, and history.