Job Posting: Prize Lecturers, International Studies Program, University of Chicago; application deadline May 29, 2015

The International Studies Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major concerned with the interconnected and interdependent composition of the contemporary world. Formerly the International Studies Program, the major is undergoing exciting reorientations in its teaching goals, whose statement will be more formally launched at the beginning of the new academic year.

Workshop on United States Locations, Alejandra Azuero on "Translating Crime: The Nuremberg Trials as Scale-Making Project," May 27, 2015

Please join us Wednesday, May 27th for Alejandra Azuero's paper: Translating Crime: The Nuremberg Trials as Scale-Making Project. Sonia Grant will be the discussant. The Workshop will be from 4:30-6:30pm in Haskell Hall's Mezz 102.




Digital Humanities Forum, Paul Jaskot on "Digital Mapping with Historical Sources: Uncovering New Research Problems in German Architecture, from World War I through Auschwitz," May 29, 2015

Our final DH forum of the year will be held May 29 (Friday), from 12:00 to 2:00pm in JRL 122. As always, lunch will be provided.



Please come hear Paul Jaskot, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art (2014-2016), and Department of the History of Art & Architecture, DePaul University, speak on the following topic:


"Digital Mapping with Historical Sources: Uncovering New Research Problems in German Architecture, from World War I through Auschwitz"



Russian Language Summer School 2015, Yanka Kupala State University (Grodno, Belarus), Aug. 2-22, 2015; application deadline June 15, 2015

Russian Language Summer School 2015 at Yanka Kupala State University (Grodno, Belarus)


The course includes:

  • a four-hour Russian lesson a day with an experienced teacher
  • 6 excursions around the city of Grodno
  • 2 workshops
  • a visit to one of the enterprises of Grodno
  • handouts and studying materials
  • daily opportunity to practice the language with Russian-speaking students
  • certificate of participation



Participation fee is $270 USD

Victor Friedman on "Where do evidentials come from, and where do they go?" May 28, 2015

The Department of Linguistics, the Division of Humanities and the Humanities Visiting Committee present:


Victor Friedman

Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service Professor

Department of Linguistics


Where do evidentials come from, and where do they go? 

Art Exhibition: Art Paul - "Hard Heads, Sweet Knees, Forked Tongues," Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, June 5-July 26, 2015

Art Paul - Hard Heads, Sweet Knees, Forked Tongues

Opening: Friday, June 5, 2015 (6-9pm)

Exhibit Dates: June 5 - July 26, 2015



As a graphic designer, Art Paul has had an adventurous career as founding art director of Playboy magazine, designing its signature rabbit-head logo, mentoring artists and illustrators (especially from Chicago), leading a revolution in illustration toward more experimental and personal work, and eventually organizing exhibitions for the magazine.



Job Posting: Native English Teachers, LanguageLink (Moscow, Russia)

LanguageLink is now actively seeking native English speakers to teach courses  to diverse groups of students.


Native English Teachers for a Moscow Language School to teach:

  • Children, teens and adults
  • General English
  • Business English
  • Exam preparation for FCE, CAE, IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Conversation course




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