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Second volume on Simonas Daukantas's orthography by Giedrius Subačius

Giedrius Subačius, Professor and Endowed Chair in Lithuanian Studies, has published his second volume on Simonas Daukantas’s orthography. Simon Daukanto: Sankt Peterburgo ortografija (1834-1846) (2022, Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian History) represents a continuation…

Markowski contributes to award-winning volume

UIC’s Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature, Michał Markowski, contributed an essay “Indomitable Boredom Above the Entire World: Gombrowicz (and Other Polish Writers) on Existential Predicament” to the…

New book by Junaid Quadri

Junaid Quadri, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in Religious Studies, recently published a new book with Oxford University Press. Transformations of Tradition: Islamic Law in Colonial Modernity examines the…

Saona nominated for 2021 Luces Award

Margarita Saona’s book of short fiction, La ciudad en que no estás (Lima, 2021), has been nominated for the 2021 Luces Award in the short story category. This award is sponsored by El…

Two awarded Provost’s Graduate Research Award

Lidia Aguilera Lora and Megan Marshall, both PhD students in Hispanic Linguistics, have been awarded the Provost’s Graduate Research Award. This annual “seed funding” competition helps students to develop stronger applications for funding…

Russian major named Rhodes Scholar finalist

Congratulations to Sonya Gupta, a senior majoring in Russian and biological sciences, on being a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world!…

2021 Sweetser Prize awarded to Degooyer, Liberius, and Perez

The Department of French and Francophone Studies is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Marie-Odile Sweetser Prize for excellence in French Studies: David Degooyer, Laurie Liberius, and Leila Perez. The Sweetser…