Serbian play, "Zanka", at Serbian American Museum St. Sava, Oct. 4, 2014

SAMS and The Mira Sremcevic Theater are proud to present 

"Zanka" (in Serbian)

By Miodrag Ilic

Directed by Slavica Petrovic


Slavica Petrovic

SSRC/Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF); application deadline Nov. 4, 2014

SSRC/Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

Deadline: November 4, 2014 

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION (at UChicago): Tuesday, October 7 @ 3pm. REGISTER HERE 

**Open to international students


Russian Literature position, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, application deadline Nov. 2, 2014

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Humanities, invites applications from outstanding
candidates for tenure-track and tenured positions
in the following fields:

Russian Literature - Expertise in modern Russian literature and culture, focusing on the 19th-21th centuries

Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders in Eastern Europe/Eurasia (Albania, Bulgaria,Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan)

The application for the 2015 Community Solutions Program is now open! This is the fifth round of the Community Solutions Program, a professional development program from the U.S. Department of State for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency and Accountability, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women and Gender Issues. Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S.

New Budapest Orpheum Society CD Release Recital and Reception

New Budapest Orpheum Society CD release recital and reception
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Free admission

Music History and Theory Workshop, Oct. 29, 2014

The Music History and Theory Workshop presents:


AMS Presentations


Ted Gordon - "Sound is God: La Monte Young and Pandit Pran Nath in New York"


Miriam Tripaldi - "Dispelling the Western Myth: Opera, Mobility, Experimentation, and the Emergence of the Russian Nation in Saint Petersburg”


October 29, 2014


Logan Terrace Room 801


4:30-6:00 p.m.


Employment opportunity with Seattle-based tour company

MIR is an award-winning specialty tour operator based in Seattle and specializing in travel to Russia, Central Asia and the neighboring lands since 1986 and has relevant employment opportunities for those knowledgeable about Russia, East Europe & Central Asia.


MIR is a growing office in beautiful Seattle of 20+ individuals who all share a passion for MIR's destinations at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, and many MIR staff have studied Russian language or area studies in their  academic endeavors.  


Film screening, Green Fields (1937, Yiddish with subtitles), Oct. 5, 2014

The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies and Doc Films present:


Schmaltzywood: The Golden Age of Yiddish Cinema in America (1937–1940)


Green Fields (1937, Yiddish language film with subtitles)


Sunday, October 5, 7 p.m.

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street



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