Turkish Circle, Oct. 28, 2014

You are invited to the second Turkish Circle of the year. Speakers and listeners of all levels are welcome. Please contact us if you would like to present at Turkish Circle during the year or if you have any questions/concerns. 






Uğur Koçak & Patrick Lewis

University of Chicago 

"Kürt Özgürlük Hareketi'nin Tarihi"

(The History of the Kurdish Liberation Movement)

CFP: 12th Annual GOSECA Conference, University of Pittsburgh, Feb. 20-22, 2015; application deadline Dec. 5, 2014

12th Annual Conference of the Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia, University of Pittsburgh 
February 20-­22, 2015
University of Pittsburgh, Main Campus

"Out of Chaos: Hidden Children Remember the Holocaust," Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26

"Out of Chaos: Hidden Children Remember the Holocaust"

2 p.m.

Temple Beth-El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook

A panel of Chicago-area residents who wrote chapters of this book, published by Northwestern University Press, will speak. Sponsored by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. For information, or 312-666-0100.

Gary Shteyngart, "Still Failing,: at Northwestern University, Oct. 25, 2014

Saturday, October 25

Gary Shteyngart, "Still Failing"

7:30 p.m.

Northwestern University, Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson Street, Evanston

Gary Shteyngart brings his inimitable blend of Russian-Jewish ennui, self-deprecating comedy, and literary erudition to Evanston in this Renée and Lester Crown Speaker Series lecture presented by the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies in partnership with the Chicago Humanities Festival. For information, 312-494-9509.

Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago seeking qualified Russian and Polish teachers

Lane Tech College Preparatory High School in Chicago, IL is hoping to pilot courses in beginning Russian and Polish, starting this spring.


Lane Tech serves 7th through 12th grade students and is ranked the eigth best high school in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report.


Applicants must have a teaching license in Illinois through ISBE.


For more information, or to express interest in the positions, please contact and send resumes to:


Mollie Hart

Assistant Principal

Lane Tech College Prep High School

Workshop: Never Say Die: Euphemism & the Language of Death, Nov. 11, 2014, 5:00 p.m.

Never Say Die: Euphemism & the Language of Death

A Living Mortal Project Collaborative Workshop
Tuesday, November 11
5:00 p.m. -- 6:30 p.m., Reception to follow
Stuart Hall, Room 102

Details and RSVP at



CFP: Collaborative Heritage Management in the Republic of Armenia, submission deadline Dec. 19, 2014

Call For Proposals

Collaborative Heritage Management in the Republic of Armenia


Date Due: December 19, 2014


Contact Information: info “at” arisc. org


Project Description:

Symposium on Protest and Counterculture in Contemporary Russia, UIC, Oct. 29-30, 2014

You are cordially invited to attend UIC's upcoming Symposium on Protest and Counterculture in Contemporary Russia on Oct. 29-30. For more details (including the complete program), please visit:!program/c13qh


All events, including the performance by Kirill Medvedev and film screening, are free and open to the public.



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