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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…

Kim Potowski gives talk at St. Olaf

On Thursday, Sept. 27, St. Olaf hosted Dr. Kim Potowski, Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies. Potowski’s talk, titled “When ‘Foreign’ Languages Aren’t Foreign: The Value of…

Sara Hall Chair of Chicago Film Seminar

For the second year, Sara Hall is chairing the Chicago Film Seminar, which convenes faculty and graduate students in film, television and media studies from academic institutions in the greater Chicago area throughout…

Sara Hall appointed co-section head

Sara Hall has been appointed co-section head for 20th and 21st Century Germanistik on the Program Committee of the German Studies Association.