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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.  

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

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.

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.

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