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Call for Student Papers on Post-Colonial World

Call for Student Papers: Interventions in the Post-Colonial World Abstracts Due March 22nd, 2013 The International Studies Programs at DePaul University and the University of Illinois at Chicago invite graduate and undergraduate students…

Michelle Reyes receives award for scholarship

Michelle Reyes and Helga Kauf-Berman were honored at the 17th annual LAS Recognition Dinner. Ms. Reyes, a Ph.D. student in Germanic Studies,received an award for her research scholarship and her benefactor, Helga Kauf-Berman,…

Kara Morgan-Short receives research award

Kara Morgan-Short’s Campus Research Board proposal “Memory-based individual differences in late-learned second language: Accounting for development in proficiency and neurocognitive processing” was funded for $20,000. Morgan-Short is an Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and…

Kim Potowski featured in Winter 2012 edition of AtLAS

Kim Potowski, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program, discusses heritage language teaching and her Fulbright research at the Benito Juarez Autonomous University of Oaxaca, Mexico. Read the…

Margarita Saona presents new book in Perú

On November 8, 2012, Margarita Saona, Associate Professor of Hispanic Literature and Interim Head of Hispanic and Italian Studies, presented her new book of micro-fiction, Objeto perdido, in Lima, Perú. Dr. Susana Reisz…

Kim Potowski delivers keynote address

Kim Potowski, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, will deliver the keynote address at the 36th Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students. She will be speaking on “U.S. Spanish:…

Prof. Loentz leads discussion on German-Jewish Relations

The German Language Society of Chicago’s first dinner program of the season was held under the motto “Never Forget” on November 13, 2012 at the Metropolitan Club in Chicago. Consul General Christian Brecht…