Gen Ed courses for Spring 2022

Looking for a course? Check out our online catalog of courses in literature, culture, and linguistics **taught in English**. There’s something in every Gen Ed category and for every interest!


Kara Morgan-Short gives plenary at ALAK 2021

Kara Morgan-Short, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Psychology, gave one of three plenaries at the 2021 ALAK International Symposium for Young Researchers in Applied Linguistics & International Conference. The conference was held online…

First Lady of Lithuania visits UIC

First Lady of Lithuania Diana Nausėdienė visited UIC on September 23, 2021. As part of her visit, she met with Prof. Giedrius Subačius, Endowed Chair in Lithuanian Studies from UIC’s Department of Polish,…

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McClure's co-edited "Teaching French Neoclassical Tragedy" out now

The Modern Language Association has just published a new co-edited volume by Ellen McClure, UIC Professor of French and History, and Hélène Bilis, Associate Professor of French at Wellesley College. Teaching French Neoclassical Tragedy…

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A New CS and Linguistics Major - A perfect fit!

Congratulations to Computer Science and Linguistics major Grace Pnacek, who is featured by Break Through Tech Chicago and Department of Computer Science. Read the story here.

New book by Xuehua Xiang

Congratulations to Xuehua Xiang, Associate Professor and Head of Linguistics, whose new research monograph Language, Multimodal Interaction and Transaction has just been published by John Benjamins. See more on the publisher’s website. 

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New book by Michał Markowski - "Polska, rozkosz, uniwersytet"

Michał Markowski, Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature, has recently published a new book Polska, rozkosz, uniwersytet (Poland, Pleasure, University) with Jagiellonian University Press in Krakow, Poland. A description…

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Alumna Zuka'a Joudeh to participate in Fulbright Panel

Zuka’a Joudeh (BA, Germanic Studies and Political Science, 2019) will participate in an upcoming panel discussion on the book The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians. The panel will explore the relationship among Germans, Israelis,…

Russian minor Mona Zubi awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Mona Zubi, a 2021 graduate in public policy and minor in Russian, has been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship to participate in intensive foreign language programs this summer. This…