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Summer 2018 – Kathleen Diamond Study Abroad Scholarships

For more information, click on the announcement flyer (pdf) Application deadline: Friday, March 2nd, 2018

UFIC 2018 Global Fellowship

Dr. Ying Xiao has been awarded the 2018 Global Fellowship to support her next book projects, ReFocus: The Films of Jia Zhangke: A Historical Poetics of Space (co-author with Maureen Turim, forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press), and sole-authored monograph “Lost… Continue Reading →

UF Term Professorship Awards

Ann Wehmeyer, Deborah Amberson, Youssef Haddad, and Ben Hebblethwaite – have been selected to receive the University of Florida Term Professorship Award from 2017-2020. These three-year professorships were created by the university to recognize faculty who have established a distinguished… Continue Reading →

Dante, Columbus, and the Prophetic Tradition

Associate Dean Mary Alexandra Watt‘s new book, Dante, Columbus, and the Prophetic Tradition: Spiritual Imperialism in the Italian Imagination, considers, first, the impact of Dante’s Divine Comedy and the apocalyptic prophetic tradition that it reflects, on Columbus’s perception both of the… Continue Reading →

Encyclopedia of the Yoruba

Akintunde Akinyemi of the Center for African Studies co-edited this book. This landmark reference work emphasizes Yoruba history, geography and demography, language and linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion, and art. Publisher information Edited by:  Toyin Falola and Akintunde Akinyemi

Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXVIII

Youssef Haddad coauthored this volume, which makes important contributions to the growing body of descriptive and theoretical studies in Arabic linguistics. It focuses on the rich linguistic work being done on Arabic dialects. The book is indispensable reading for those… Continue Reading →

Fiona McLaughlin award recipient of Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France

Dr. Fiona McLaughlin has been awarded a residential fellowship from the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France for fall 2017.  While in residence, she will be working on her book, Language and urban life in Dakar: A critical sociolinguistics of language… Continue Reading →

External Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

James Essegbey and Fiona McLaughlin (co-PIs) have been awarded a $94,969 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled ‘Documentation and Data Management Workshop to Address Language Endangerment in Multilingual Contexts.’  In conjunction with Dr. Felix Ameka of Leiden… Continue Reading →

Internal Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Youssef Haddad and Eric Potsdam (Linguistics) have been awarded a Workshops and Speaker Series in Humanities grant of $5,000 by the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere to support three plenary speakers at the 28th Arabic Linguistics Symposium to… Continue Reading →

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