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David Miller publishes article in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition

David Miller, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, recently published an article entitled “You win some, you lose some: Comprehension and event-related potential evidence for L1 attrition” in the journal Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. The…

Alumnus of the Spanish program named Rhodes Scholar

Sami Alahmadi, a 2018 UIC graduate in biological sciences and minor in Spanish, was recently selected as a Rhodes Scholar to represent Saudi Arabia. Sami will study at the University of Oxford where he…

Irene Finestrat awarded Provost’s Graduate Research Award

Irene Finestrat, PhD candidate in Hispanic Linguistics, has been awarded the Provost’s Graduate Research Award for the 2019-2020 academic year. The PGRA  supports multidisciplinary scholarship to expose students to varied research and creative fields. Irene’s award…

Saona invited as Purdue NW CHESS Distinguished Speaker

Margarita Saona, Professor and Head of the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, has been invited by Purdue University Northwest to give a talk as part of their CHESS (College of Humanities, Education…

Kim Potowski named Linguistic Diversity Faculty Fellow

Kim Potowski, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, has been named Linguistic Diversity Faculty Fellow in the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity. Kim is globally recognized as one of the leading experts on…