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Young Kim reflects on American multilingualism in Newsweek op-ed

Young Richard Kim, associate professor and head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies and associate professor of History, recently published an op-ed piece with Newsweek. In it he writes about multilingualism in American culture…

Fitzpatrick awarded Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Zachary Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. student in Germanic Studies, received a Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year to complete his dissertation entitled Reeling in Asian German Representation: 110 Years of Asian German…

Young Kim interviewed on WBEZ

Young Richard Kim, associate professor and Head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, joined WBEZ’s “Reset” for a discussion about the origin of the model minority myth and how it impacted Asian Americans growing…

Navejas published piece in Latin American Literary Today

Hispanic Studies alumus José Angel Navejas (Ph.D. 2020) has published a short story entitled “La Paz” in Latin American Literary Today. The work can be read online. José Angel is the author of…

Piel awarded DAAD research fellowship

Maryann Piel, Ph.D. student in Germanic Studies, has garnered a prestigious DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) research fellowship for the 2021-22 academic year. Maryann will spend the coming academic year  conducting research in…

Kendall named Institute for the Humanities Fellow

Matthew Kendall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Polish, Russian, and Lithuanian Studies, has been named a Faculty Fellow by the UIC Institute for the Humanities for the 2021-2022 academic year. As a…