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Yiddish Tish - Coffee and Yiddish Speaking - Wednesdays

Wednesday, January 24
Yiddish Tish
University of Chicago, Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th Street, Room 113
1:00 p.m.

Jan. 22 Paper presentation: The Betrothal Type-Scene in 2 Samuel 11

David Ridge – "The Betrothal Type-Scene in 2 Samuel 11"
University of Chicago, Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th Street (on the Quadrangles), Room 208
5:00 p.m.
David Ridge, PhD student in Hebrew Bible at the Divinity School, will present a paper for the Hebrew Bible Workshop. For more information contact the workshop coordinator, Joseph Cross, at jjcross@uchicago.edu.

Boston Camerata – The Play of Daniel 1/22/2018 Rockefeller Chapel 2PM

The Boston Camerata will perform their internationally recognized program, The Play of Daniel, a powerful medieval mystery play composed eight centuries ago in Beauvais, France. Directed by Anne Azéma, this ambitious production combines old and new, bringing together music and movement, theater and liturgy, and light and shadow, to retell the biblical story of the young prophet for today's audiences. Sponsored by UChicago Presents. For more information and to purchase tickets, follow this link.

American Home in Vladimir Russia 2018 Programs

American Home in Vladimir, Russia is celebrating its 26th anniversary this year and has several program opportunities and deadlines throughout the year.

1) American English Program Teaching Positions – Application Deadline March 1, 2018 (www.serendipity-russia.com/teach.html)
The American English Program has been helping Vladimir residents to learn English since 1992 and currently has more than 600 students each semester who are taught by 10 American and 4 Russian teachers.

CLOUDS, a performance at Links Hall Chicago sponsored by Handa Gote Research and Development, Prague

Mon, February 5, 2018
7:30 pm
Links Hall
Chicago, IL
$10 - $12 online ($15 door)

“Handa Gote’s show, Clouds, is a terrific lo-fi aesthetic in which the performer, Veronika švábová, simply tells us about her grandparents. They, variously, founded the Czech communist party, were imprisoned in concentration camps, became high-ups in the secret police and were shot as traitors, which makes for a more exciting family album than most, and yet it’s lightly worn and beautifully executed.” 

--Andrew Haydon, The Guardian

Study Trip to Suceava County, Romania

Study Trip to Suceava County, Romania

Students are invited to join a research trip to Arbore Commune, Suceava County, Romania, to document how modernization, especially in traditional belief, has changed rural lives.  Cultural anthropologists Professor James M. Nyce (Ball State University, retired) and Alexandra Cotofana,  ABD (IUB), will teach methods for conducting fieldwork interviews with village residents. Students should be able to arrange college credit for the three weeks (6-8 credit hours) through their home institutions.

Visiting Instructor Position - Czech Culture and Language at The University of Michigan

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan invites applications for a one-term, non-tenure track instructional position beginning January 1, 2019 through April 30, 2019. Qualifications of the selected applicant will determine the appointment title (Visiting Assistant/Associate/Professor/Lecturer).

Center for International Social Science Research (CISSR) Graduate Field Research Grant

Center for International Social Science Research (CISSR) Graduate Field Research Grant
Deadline: February 1, 2018
CISSR invites proposals for funding in support of short-term research trips abroad. All MA and PhD students in the Division of the Social Sciences are eligible. Applications and more details can be found at https://cissr.uchicago.edu/research/graduate-field-grant. 

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