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Yann Robert discusses politics in Tribune article

Yann Robert, assistant professor of French and Francophone studies,  discusses the French Revolution-based origins of the political terms “left” and “right” in an article from the Chicago Tribune. You can read the article…

Fortmann edits collection of essays on Büchner

Patrick Fortmann, Assistant Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies, edited a collection of essays on Georg Büchner, which came out in August 2012. Further information and a picture of the cover can be…

Richard Cameron featured in WBEZ story

WBEZ reporter Annie Minoff asks Richard Cameron, Head of Linguistics, for help with the question “Chuh Kaw Go, what do you really sound like?” Read the story here. Readers may also listen to–and record…

French major wins Iranian-American Scholarship

Suzanne Oskouie, a neuroscience and French major in the Honors College, won an Iranian-American Scholarship Fund award. She was also a Highly Commended entrant in the Undergraduate Awards program, an Ireland-based organization that…

Andrés Aluma-Cazorla awarded scholarship for summer study

Andrés Aluma-Cazorla, Ph.D. student in Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies, was awarded a scholarship by Cornell University to attend the 2012 Summer Session of The School of Criticism and Theory. The SC&T offers…

Hispanic and Italian Studies Faculty honored

Three faculty members of Hispanic and Italian Studies have been selected by the Teaching Recognition Program to received awards from the Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning this year: Chiara Fabbian, Kim…

Laura Bartlett receives Dean's Scholar Award

Laura Bartlett, PhD Candidate in Hispanic Linguistics, is one of 5 students in the humanities to receive a Dean’s Scholar Award for 2012. This award is intended to provide the most accomplished advanced…

Profile of Kay González-Vilbazo in UIC News

Kay González, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, discusses being part of UIC’s Faculty in Residence Program. He and his wife, Elena Borges (who is a lecturer for the Department of Hispanic and Italian…