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Second volume on Simonas Daukantas's orthography by Giedrius Subačius

Giedrius Subačius, Professor and Endowed Chair in Lithuanian Studies, has published his second volume on Simonas Daukantas’s orthography. Simon Daukanto: Sankt Peterburgo ortografija (1834-1846) (2022, Vilnius: Institute of Lithuanian History) represents a continuation…

Markowski contributes to award-winning volume

UIC’s Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature, Michał Markowski, contributed an essay “Indomitable Boredom Above the Entire World: Gombrowicz (and Other Polish Writers) on Existential Predicament” to the…

Russian major named Rhodes Scholar finalist

Congratulations to Sonya Gupta, a senior majoring in Russian and biological sciences, on being a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world!…

Julia Vaingurt recognized by AATSEEL for teaching excellence

Julia Vaingurt, Associate Professor of Russian, was recognized by the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) with the 2020 Award for Excellence in Post-Secondary Teaching. This major award…

First Lady of Lithuania visits UIC

First Lady of Lithuania Diana Nausėdienė visited UIC on September 23, 2021. As part of her visit, she met with Prof. Giedrius Subačius, Endowed Chair in Lithuanian Studies from UIC’s Department of Polish,…

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New book by Michał Markowski - "Polska, rozkosz, uniwersytet"

Michał Markowski, Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature, has recently published a new book Polska, rozkosz, uniwersytet (Poland, Pleasure, University) with Jagiellonian University Press in Krakow, Poland. A description…

Russian minor Mona Zubi awarded Critical Language Scholarship

Mona Zubi, a 2021 graduate in public policy and minor in Russian, has been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship to participate in intensive foreign language programs this summer. This…

Karen Underhill featured in Encounters with Polish Literature

Karen Underhill, Associate Professor of Polish, was recently interviewed as part of the Polish Cultural Institute New York’s “Encounters with Polish Literature,” a monthly video series in English “for anyone interested in literature…