01/25/2019 - Fourteen projects have been awarded funds under a new initiative to celebrate the impact and importance of the arts and humanities across the University of Illinois System.
12/03/2018 - Congratulations to Paisley Meyer, Vienna Diplomatic Program participant and winner of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship! The Gilman is awarded under the auspices of the U.S.
10/30/2018 - Six professors from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences have been named Conrad Humanities Scholars, and three of them come from the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, includin
09/11/2018 - Just two days before Marianne Kalinke was supposed to attend the International Saga Conference in Iceland, the professor emerita received a phone call from Guðrún Nordal, director of the Árni Magnú
05/25/2018 - Mara Wade, a Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures, has been awarded a Getty Residential Scholar Grant. The scholarship allows Wade to spend the 2018 fall semester at the Getty Research Institute working on her book “The Politics of Culture: Public Monuments in the Free Imperial City, Nuernberg 1521-1620.”
05/24/2018 - Anke Pinkert, Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures, is one of three recipients of an IPRH (Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities) New Horizons Summer Faculty Research
02/12/2018 - People today might think twice about going to a doctor or dentist who advertised by hanging a bloody rag outside their office door.