Summer 2018 – Albert and Rita Smith Scholarship for French and Italian

We are pleased to announce a new scholarship for students of French and Italian. The Albert and Rita Smith Fund for the Advancement of Studies in French and Italian will offer two scholarships of $500.00 each to a worthy student… Continue Reading →

Summer 2018 – Wayne Conner Scholarships for Study Abroad

The Wayne Conner fund for the Advancement of French and Francophone Studies will offer two scholarships of $1000 each to a worthy student.  These scholarships are given to undergraduate students majoring (double major and dual degree students are eligible) in… Continue Reading →

Summer 2018 – Kathleen Diamond Study Abroad Scholarships

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

2018-2019 Alice M. Zirger Scholarship

The Zirger Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship established in memory of Mrs. Alice M. Zirger. The scholarship was established with a gift from the Zirger family to encourage study in the area of East Asia. The scholarship is awarded to… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

“Careers in Foreign Affairs”


“Getting U.S.-Russian Relations Right”


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 →

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