Richard Strier to Lead NEH Seminar

The National Endowment of the Humanities has made a grant Richard Strier to lead one of its summer seminars in July 2017. The three-week seminar, entitled “King Lear and Shakespeare Studies: A Seminar for College Teachers,” will allow university educators who instruct undergrads to study King Lear in depth at UChicago.

University of Chicago Receives $2M Grant from Mellon Foundation for Language Instruction

The five-year grant, “Transforming Language Instruction at the University of Chicago and Beyond,” will be led by the University of Chicago Language Center to support efforts to increase student access to less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and support language instructors through professional development.