Robert Rushing, professor of comparative and world literature, talks with Jodi Heckel of the UI News Bureau about the popularity of the TV series Mad Men (April 21, 2015).
Alumna Jessica Sturm Awarded Tenure
Congratulations to alumna Jessica L. Sturm (Ph.D. 2009 in French SLATE) who has just been awarded promotion and tenure to the rank of Associate Professor in the School of Languages and Cultures at Purdue University. Congratulations, Jessica!
Nora Stoppino awarded Senior Research Fellowship
Nora Stoppino was awarded the Senior Research Fellowship by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory for 2015-17 for her project “Ugly Beast, Talking Monkey: Education and Contagion in Pre-Modern Europe.”
Alumnus Christopher Carignan accepts Research position
Congratulations to alumnus Christopher Carignan (Ph.D., 2013),who accepted a multi-year Research Lecturer position in the Speech and Language program of the MARCS Institute at University of Western Sydney, Australia:http://marcs.uws.edu.au/. At UIUC, Chris was co-directed by Professors Shosted (Linguistics) and Fagyal (FRIT).
Congratulations to Michael Mulryan (Ph.D. 2009 in French Studies; dir. Laurence Mall) who was awarded tenure at Christopher Newport University/VA, and to Ingrid Ilinca (Ph.D. 2009 in French Studies; dir. Armine Mortimer), who also was awarded tenure at Westminster College/MO.