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Maryann Piel (Germanic Studies) garners Dean's Scholar Award

Maryann Piel (Ph.D. candidate in Germanic Studies) was granted the highly competitive Dean’s Scholar Award for the 2022-23 academic year. This award enables Maryann to focus exclusively on her research for her dissertation, Self-Made…

Felicidades Claudia!

Please join LCSL/HIS in congratulating our very own Claudia Fernández who has just been named one of the recipients of a 2022-2023 Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) award.


"The Ghost of You" by Margarita Saona: Release Date 03/2023

Margarita Saona’s sparse, clinically precise yet mysterious prose casts a spell upon her readers. Nothing says post-anthropocentric like Saona’s stories. Her characters, resisting gender and other labels inhabit cities that while existing in…

Underhill Awarded by the European Union Center

Please join me in congratulating our own Karen Underhill who has just been awarded by the European Union Center (through Title VI) for her curriculum innovation project (“Development of a Multilingual Polish/Jewish Studies Curriculum…

A New Graduate Seminar

Dear All, following our students’ request from the last year’s seminar, Professor Michal Markowski is proposing a new course, which he will also open for students from other departments. If you know anybody…

Congrats to Aisha Craig

Please join the French Department and LCSL in congratulating Aisha Craig (MA) who was admitted to PhD programs at UIUC and Indiana!   Great job!

Yann Robert at Washington University in St. Louis

The First Vigilante: Natural Law, Slavery, and the Killer Cobbler: A Salon discussion with Associate Professor Yann Robert from the University of Illinois at Chicago The Eighteenth-Century Interdisciplinary Salon presents Yann Robert, Associate…