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New book by Zinon Papakonstantinou

Congratulations to Zinon Papakonstantinou, Associate Professor of Classics, on the official release of his new book Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece, with Routledge. From the publisher: From the eighth century BCE to…

Department of Germanic Studies receives OER Grant

The Department of Germanic Studies has been awarded a grant from the Provost and the University Library to transform their German curriculum using Open Education Resources. This will help make language study more…

Carpio Ríos receives Tumi Award

Meloddye Carpio Ríos, PhD candidate in Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies, has received the Tumi Award. This recognition is given by the Peruvian community in recognition of outstanding students of Peruvian descent in…

Recent Italian event brings musicians, scholars to campus

The Italian program recently hosted an event entitled “From Book to Sound: Italian Singer-Songwriters and their Literary Heritage” that was both a lecture by Professor Francesco Ciabattoni of Georgetown University and a live…

OneWorld Journal vice president Robledo named Newman Civic Fellow

Nicolas Robledo, vice president of the OneWorld Journal advised by International Studies director Norma Moruzzi, has been named a 2019-2020 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. OneWorld Journal “is a student publication at UIC that features…

Newberry project on "Religious Change, 1450-1700"

The Newberry Library is offering a multidisciplinary project on “Religious Change, 1450-1700” in the fall of 2017, including concerts, an exhibit, and a conference.

Junaid Quadri selected for an ACLS fellowship award

Junaid Quadri, assistant professor of history and religious studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is among 71 scholars selected for an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship award, which support humanities…