Conference Prep Workshop

Monday, December 7, Tuesday, December 8, and Wednesday, December 9, Regenstein 464 and Classics 110

Eat. Teach. Talk. Run!

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015, 12:00PM – 1:00PM Wieboldt 310D/E


Hear four-minute flashtalks on new ideas in teaching presented by other grad students and onsider—in small groups—which of the ideas presented deserves the “best idea” award. Lunch will be served!


State Department and Peace Corps Information Session

Join UChicagoGRAD for a discussion with representatives from The State Department and from The Peace Corps about careers at these two institutions (common destinations for graduate and postdoctoral candidates) and about careers in international service more broadly.


Friday, December 4, 2:00–3:15 PM, Stuart 102


Film Screening: Circus Without Borders

Join the Pulitzer Center for a free screening of the documentary Circus Without Borders at CircEsteem in Chicago, on Friday, December 4. A Chicago premiere!

CFP: 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference

The Midwest Slavic Association and The Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) are pleased to announce the 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference to be held at OSU April 8- 10, 2016. Conference organizers invite proposals for panels or individual papers addressing all disciplines related to Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. The conference will open with a keynote address by Dr.

Beliefs and Rituals of Death Along the Silk Road

Beliefs and Rituals of Death Along the Silk Road
December 2, 2015  4:30pm - 6:00pm
1155 E 60th Street, Room 319


Balkan Heritage Field School season 2016

Balkan Heritage Field School (BHFS) has opened the registration process ​and started accepting applications for the field school season 2016.


Central Europe Workshop 12/3: "The Puppet and the Individual in Jiří Trnka's 1952 Staré pověsti české"

Join the Central Europe Workshop this Thursday (12/3) at 4:30 in Foster 408 for Cheryl Stephenson's screening and discussion, "The Puppet and the Individual in Jiří Trnka's 1952 Staré pověsti české (Old Czech Legends).  


There will be no pre-circulated paper for this presentation, but there will be snacks, wine, and hopefully a great discussion about puppet films, the peculiar nature of folk culture adaptation and appropriation in 1950s Central Europe, and the complexities of film adaptations of canonical works of literature.

CFP: "Crime and Punishment at 150"

Call for Papers: “Crime and Punishment at 150”

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

October 20-22, 2016


Film screeening: Whose Is This Song?, Adela Peeva—Balkan Express RSO

Join the Balkan Express RSO next Tuesday, 12/8 at 6:15 PM in Harper 130 for a special screening of Adela Peeva's documentary Whose is this song?


In this hour-long film, Peeva traverses the Balkans in search of the origins of a particular tune that can be heard in nearly every country of the region.


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