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Julia Koxholt awarded Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship

Germanic Studies PhD student Julia Koxholt was awarded the Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship for 2015-16. Nine scholarships are awarded annually to foreign students studying at UIC and one scholarship is awarded to a…

Professor Schlipphacke gives Presidential Address at PAMLA

Professor Heidi Schlipphacke gave the Presidential address for the 113th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Schlipphacke spoke on “The Future of Melancholia: Freud, Fassbinder, and Anxiety…

25 Years of German Unity Campus Week

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Germany’s reunification. On October 3, 1990, East Germany and West Germany reunited-after four decades of division-to form a single nation. The UIC Department of Germanic Studies…

Video Essay/Blog contest

On the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall last year, Mr. Gorbachev made the following statement: “The world is on the brink of a new Cold War. Some are even…

Rob Ryder selected to be Master Teaching Scholar

Dr. Rob Ryder, Director of the Basic Language Program in German has been selected to be one of the inaugural group of Master Teaching Scholars in UIC’s new Center for the Advancement of…

Jonathan Tillotson Receives DAAD Grant

Jonathan Tillotson, a Ph.D. student in the Germanic Studies department, has just received a prestigious DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) grant to conduct research in Germany for five months beginning October 1. He…