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IN THE NEWS Spring 2017

Tim Soriano, UIC History and Resident Graduate Fellow, delivered a paper at The Harvard Graduate Conference on International History, March 9 & 10, 2017. The conference's theme was “Migration, Immigration, Diaspora." See conference link here

Alexandra Filindria, Political Science Department, was awarded the 2015 Migration Studies Best Article Prize  for her co-authored essay:  Buckinx, Barbara and Filindra, Alexandria.  “The case against removal: Jus noci and harm in deportation practice.” Migration Studies 3.3 (2015): 393-416. 1-24.This project was supported by the UIC Institute for the Humanities and LAS Award for Faculty Research in the Humanities.  We congratulate Professor Filindria on this recognition.

Leroy Shaw, Professor Emeritus of German Literature and 1990-1991 Institute for Humanities Faculty Fellow, passed away December 11, 2016.  He was awarded an Institute Faculty Fellowship for his project “New German Biography: Rebirth or Unwitting Suicide?".



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