Originally published in UConn Today on April 26, 2017 For almost 25 years, UConn’s Eurotech program has turned engineering undergraduates into global citizens by allowing students to learn a language that is linked to their studies. Students in the five-year Eurotech program double major in German and an engineering discipline. They also spend a year […][Read More]
Sebastian Wogenstein, professor of German and Comparative Literature, presented the fourth of this year’s LCL colloquia series lectures in a talk entitled Reading/Rethinking Refugees. He began with a breakdown of the numbers of current worldwide refugees to illuminate why the issue is such a pressing one. Wogenstein referred to the refugee crisis as “one of […][Read More]
LCL Professors Peter Constantine and Jacqueline Loss and PhD student Charles Lebel conducted the workshop on April 13th about translation and the job market organized by LANGSA. First, Professor Constantine reflected on the role of translation within the academia today and pointed to a paradigm shift that took place in 2009. Until then, translation was […][Read More]
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Nan Meng joined the LCL’s Chinese section as Assistant Professor in Residence last Fall, after having studied and worked in four other universities in the US. Professor Meng received her B.A. in English Language and Literature at Shandong University, her hometown in northeastern China. She moved to the US to do her M.A. in Teaching […][Read More]
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Storrs Campus236 Oak Hall
This three day event ushers brings old and new graduate students together with faculty to prepare for the upcoming academic year.
Friday, August 25th, 2017
02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Storrs CampusJames L Goodwin State Forest
This event for LCL faculty, graduate students, and especially new members of the department to kick off the year.
Monday, October 16th, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Storrs Campusrm 162, Dodd Research Center
Dr. Yossi Chajes, Associate Professor in the Department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa and Director of its Center for the Study of Jewish Cultures, will be presenting "From the Spheres to the Sefirot: Kabbalistic Diagrams and the Visualization of the Divine" for the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life Faculty Colloquium Series on October 16. The colloquium will be held at 12:00 pm in room 162 at the Dodd Research Center. All are invited, and a kosher lunch will be served.
Attending this event counts toward sophomore honors credit.
For more information: http://judaicstudies.uconn.edu/?p=6040
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Storrs CampusStuden Union Ballroom
This inaugural symposium will launch UConnâs Abrahamic Programs in the Middle East/North Africa Region. The symposium will encourage and foster intellectual exchanges and presentation among participants.
William Stark, a Ph.D. candidate in the Spanish Studies section, has come a long way from his native Colorado to pursue research in contemporary Chicano and Latino performance art and cultural production. The fourth year student is writing his dissertation on transcultural performance by Latino and Chicano performance artists in the United States and Mexico. […][Read More]