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Our first annual Spring Jamboree was a success! It featured a variety of student cultural displays from national and regional traditions across Africa and Asia, from traditional dance to contemporary break dance, food, and music. Visit the picture gallery to see images from the event.

The Spring 2014 department newsletter is now available! Access the Spring 2014 CMLT Newsletter to learn about faculty and student news and updates, as well as discover the exciting career options that recent graduates have chosen.

Dr. Lioba Moshi and Dr. Akinloye Ojo were recently interviewed on WUGA in their new control room.  You can find pictures from their time with Ele Ellis on the WUGA Facebook page.

The university will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its African Studies Institute with two weeks of events starting November 1st.  Events will include a conference along with cultural and family events.  

Read about the celebration in Columns to learn more about the events that are planned.

Comparative Literature graduate teaching assistant, Oksana Lutsyshyna has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Poland in Comparative Literature.

Lutsyshyna is one of a select group of U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2012-2013 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. 

For further information about the Fulbright Program or the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, please visit their website at You can also click here for the UGA Graduate School's commemoration page.

Dr. Akinloye Ojo, faculty member of Comparative Literature and host of WUGA radio show African Perspectives, was named the director of the African Studies Institute in October of 2011.  Find out more about Dr. Ojo and his work with the university by visiting this article from UGA Columns.

Leslie Harkema, an alumna of the comparative literature program at UGA, wrote to update us with some exciting career news.  She is curently in Spain on a Fulbright research grant, completing the dissertation for her PhD in Hispanic Language and Literatures at Boston University.  She also recently accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Spanish at Yale University for the coming fall.  She was very excited about her opportunity to join the faculty at Yale and wanted to share her news with all of us in Athens.


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