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Young Kim featured in AHA Perspectives on History

A Q&A with Young Kim, Associate Professor and Head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, was featured in the American Historical Association’s Perspectives on History as part of a member spotlight series. Read the article online.

Spanish major with French minor awarded Gilman scholarship

Abigail Zurita-Calvario, an Honors College senior majoring in political science and Spanish and minoring in French, was recently awarded a U.S. State Department Benjamin A. Gilman scholarship for study abroad. This award aims…

New co-edited volume by Young Kim

Young Kim, Associate Professory and Head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, recently published a co-edited volume, a Festschrift for Raymond Van Dam. Leadership and Community in Late Antiquity: Essays in Honour of Raymond…

Oscar Campo Becerra wins prize for novel

Oscar Campo Becerra, a PhD candidate in Hispanic Studies, has won the first ever Anne Bonny Prize for Narrative for his work Días hábiles. As a reward for winning this new international literary…

David Abugaber awarded William Orr Dingwall Foundation Fellowship

David Abugaber (PhD candidate in Hispanic Linguistics) has been awarded the highly selective William Orr Dingwall Foundation‘s Dissertation Fellowship in the Cognitive, Clinical, and Neural Foundations of Language for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Young Kim selected for Public Voices Fellowship

Young Kim, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, has been selected for the University of Illinois’ 2020-2021 cohort of the Public Voices Fellowship. This program aims to…

Morgan-Short interviewed for The Pulse podcast

Kara Morgan-Short, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Psychology, was interviewed for The Pulse podcast for a story about learning new languages through apps. Read a summary of the segment and listen online.