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Oliver Hiob (PhD, German Studies) accepted a job as a Lecturer at Tufts University.
Please join us at our annual Academic Achievement Awards reception:
Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages,
3-4 PM,
May 3, 2013,
Oak Hall 101
UConn celebrates Primo Levi

The Connecticut Jewish Ledger features a piece on LCL/CJS and the Primo Levi series.
Generous and wonderful gift for LCL

The contribution to support UConn was made in honor of Gene J. Barberet, an influential faculty member in Elizabeth's education, and builds on the couple's passion for international studies that was fostered in those early trips.
Paving the way for using gaming in graduate education is the University of Connecticut and Professor Roger Travis' Operation LAPIS project: 18 Graduate Programs Embracing Games
Anita Virga has accepted a full-time faculty position at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Prof. Eduardo Urios-Apirisi and Prof. Manuela Wagner study how humor is used in the classroom and across cultures. Read the article at CLAS.
Prof. Katharina von Hammerstein (German Studies) received a prestigious DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Research Visit Grant to Germany for archival research on "Diverse Perspectives on German Southwest Africa around 1900.
The Jewish Ledger's Q & A with Prof. Stuart S. Miller: UConn's Judaic Studies Program Enters New Phase
The University of Connecticut's Humanities Institute has awarded Sebastian Wogenstein a fellowship for 2012/13 for his project "Prophets and Heretics: Human Rights and the German Literary Imagination".
The University of Connecticut Study Abroad Program awarded Odette Casamayor-Cisneros and Jacqueline Loss a Development Grant for their project, "Cuba in the 21st Century: People, Culture, and Health".
The University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute awarded Gustavo Nanclares, Eduardo Urios-Aparisi and Sebastian Wogenstein funding for their Fall 2012 workshop "Living Empathy: Emotions of Reconciliation and Conflict".
clas The University of Connecticut's CLAS Humanities Institute has awarded doctoral candidate Antonio Guijarro-Dioniós a Dissertation Fellowship for 2012-2013. His dissertation: “Comical Spaces: Everyday Practices in 17th Century Spanish Urban Short Plays”.
wvu Lourdes Estrada-López (Ph.D., Spanish, 2012) has accepted a tenure-track position at the West Virginia University.
hsc Alfonso Varona (Ph.D., Spanish, 2010) has accepted a tenure-track position at Hampden-Sydney College.
Renato Ventura (Ph.D., Italian, 2011) has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Dayton.
Emily Hanink, German major and Outstanding Senior in German for 2012, has been awarded a prestigious DAAD grant for master-level studies in linguistics in Germany, prior to starting a Ph.D. in the subject.
Eurotech student Alexander Velázquez (Computer Science & Engineering/German Studies), has been named UConn's Intern of the Year. He completed his internship at the High Performance Computing Center at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, working on improving computer supported traffic simulation for the German carmaker Porsche.
Huskies en Granada: Ésta en nuestra historia de un semestre en Granada. This is our story in Granada, Spain.
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