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Adrian Chubb publishes essay in volume on 1968

Germanic Studies Ph.D. student Adrian Chubb has an essay, entitled “Public Sphere Pluralism in 1960’s West Germany,” forthcoming in the book Unsettled 1968 in the Troubled Present: Revisiting the 50 Years of Discussion from East…

Mekonen accepts position at Hunter College

Germanic Studies Ph.D. alumna Christina Mekonen (2018) has accepted a permanent position as Doctoral Lecturer at Hunter College (City University of New York) in German beginning Fall 2019. She has held the position…

Delgado receives Boren Fellowship

Rodrigo Delgado, PhD candidate in Hispanic Linguistics, has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study Portuguese in Brazil for the 2019-2020 academic year. Boren Fellowships provide funding for graduate students in the U.S.…

Fabbian elected Italian Convener for AAUSC

Chiara Fabbian, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Italian program, has been elected Italian Convener for the American Association University Supervisor and Coordinators (AAUSC).

Zuka’a Joudeh featured in Daily Southtown

The Daily Southtown newspaper features a profile of 2019 UIC grad and Fulbright finalist Zuka’a Joudeh, who earned bachelor’s degrees in political science and Germanic studies, for her work to support refugees in…

Four PhD Candidates Successfully Defend Dissertations

Four PhD candidates in the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies recently successfully defended their dissertations. Yanire Márquez – dissertation: “Shattering the Limits of Visual Cinema: Haptic and Sensorial Visuality in Spanish Women…