On February 21st, Professor Valérie Saugera described her current research on “Louchébem,” a secret language spoken by Parisian butchers. Saugera is a contact linguist who has published widely on anglicisms in the French language. In this new project she marries linguistics and anthropological research to explore a language that many considered dead. Saugera’s research shows […][Read More]
On September 12th, the award-winning translators, Anna Kushner and Kristin Dykstra, spoke about the challenges of translating Cuban works for an English-speaking audience in the US in an event titled “Translating Cuban Letters” hosted by LCL. Kushner is the translator of prominent Cuban works such as The Autobiography of Fidel Castro by Norberto Fuentes, and […][Read More]
World Poetry Books, a new literary press established in December 2017 by LCL’s Program in Literary Translation, received international attention after the celebrated poet Anne Carson named its two first titles as her favorite books of 2017. Writing in the Paris Review, Carson noted: “This year, I read two unusually excellent new poetry books from Greece, in unusually excellent translation. Both […][Read More]
Sherry Shamash, a beloved instructor of Hebrew has been teaching in LCL for more than 35 years. A Massachusetts native, Sherry earned an MA in Religion from Smith College with a concentration on Jews in the Muslim World. She became a full-time faculty member in the LCL department in 2012. She is recognized for her […][Read More]
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Storrs CampusHumanities Institute Seminar Room, Babbidge Library 4th Floor
Our UCHI Fellow will be presenting their research talk on âFrom Temple to Home to Community: The Survival and Transformation of Ancient Jewish Life in the Wake of Catastropheâ followed by a light reception.
For more information, please visit https://humanities.uconn.edu/2018-19fellows/.
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Annia Bu is a second-year master’s candidate in the Spanish Studies section of the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages. Annia was a professional actress in film and theater before she came to UConn. In fact, she was acting professionally even before her undergraduate degree and has received acting awards at the Ceara Film Festival […][Read More]