Gen Ed courses for Spring 2022

Looking for a course? Check out our online catalog of courses in literature, culture, and linguistics **taught in English**. There’s something in every Gen Ed category and for every interest!


Erin Gizewski elected to ASA executive board

Germanic Studies Ph.D. student Erin Gizewski has been elected to a 3-year term as graduate student representative to the executive board of the Austrian Studies Association.

New book by Patrick Fortmann - "Kristallisationen von Liebe"

Patrick Fortmann, Associate Professor of Germanic Studies, has recently published Kristallisationen von Liebe with Wilhelm Fink. Publishers Description: In the German context, the notion of romantic love, characterized by ambiguity, uncertainty, and elusiveness, emerges…

Julia Vaingurt recognized by AATSEEL for teaching excellence

Julia Vaingurt, Associate Professor of Russian, was recognized by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) with the 2020 Award for Excellence in Post-Secondary Teaching. This major award…

Kara Morgan-Short gives plenary at ALAK 2021

Kara Morgan-Short, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Psychology, gave one of three plenaries at the 2021 ALAK International Symposium for Young Researchers in Applied Linguistics & International Conference. The conference was held online…

First Lady of Lithuania visits UIC

First Lady of Lithuania Diana Nausėdienė visited UIC on September 23, 2021. As part of her visit, she met with Prof. Giedrius Subačius, Endowed Chair in Lithuanian Studies from UIC’s Department of Polish,…

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McClure's co-edited "Teaching French Neoclassical Tragedy" out now

The Modern Language Association has just published a new co-edited volume by Ellen McClure, UIC Professor of French and History, and Hélène Bilis, Associate Professor of French at Wellesley College. Teaching French Neoclassical Tragedy…

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A New CS and Linguistics Major - A perfect fit!

Congratulations to Computer Science and Linguistics major Grace Pnacek, who is featured by Break Through Tech Chicago and Department of Computer Science. Read the story here.