Four LCSL faculty members were recognized at the 2018 Faculty Awards Celebration on October 30, 2018.
(Italian Studies) was recognized for receiving the Premio Dante from the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Illinois Chapter for her her work promoting Italian at UIC and in the larger Chicago area.
(Germanic Studies and Moving Image Arts) received both a Teaching Recognition Program Award and an Award for Excellence in Teaching. Both awards recognized her commitment to students and to developing curricula and programs that encourage interdisciplinarity and collaboration.
(Hispanic Linguistics) received an Award for Excellence in Teaching. Particularly noted was her extensive mentoring and service to students as well as her work with the Cognition of Second Language Acquisition Lab.
(Hispanic Literary Studies) was recognized for having received the 2017 Luces Award for best work of poetry. The Luces Award is given by the newspaper El Comercio
for outstanding achievements in Peruvian film, television, music, theater, gastronomy, literature, and visual arts.
Also recognized during this ceremony was Religious Studies faculty affiliate Kevin Schultz who received a Teaching Recognition Program Award.