Open House Chicago - Ukrainian Village

October 18 - 19, 2014
The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 

Auditions for Golosa Russian Choir on October 4 and 5

Happy fall, friends of Russian music! It's that time of year: we're opening up the choir for auditions in our eighteenth (!) season.

This is a great time to join Golosa: we have a Halloween performance and a release party for our new CD all lined up. The season will also include performances in Chicago, around the Midwest ... and perhaps further afield?

CFP: Global (In)Equalities Course Development Grants (UChicago faculty only)

The Center for International Studies and the Program for the Global Environment seek proposals for course development grants in conjunction with our upcoming, year-long speaker series, “Global (In)Equalities: The Conditions and Consequences of Social and Natural Disparity.”

2015 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program application now available

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the opening of the scholarship competition for the 2015 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in thirteen critical foreign languages.


Institute of Politics Fall 2014 Speaker Series



Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-FL, national correspondent for The Atlantic Ta-Nehisi Coates, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, and so many more. 


Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 2015 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty

2015 Career Enhancement Fellowships for Junior Faculty

Eligible Fields


Humanities:  American and English Literatures, Foreign Languages and Literatures (including Area/Cultural/Ethnic/Gender Studies), Art History, Classics, Film, Cinema and Media Studies (theoretical focus) History, Linguistics, Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Performance Studies (theoretical focus), Philosophy and Political Theory, Religion and Theology, Theater (non-performance focus)

Bard-Smolny Study Abroad Program

The Bard-Smolny Program is now accepting applications for the Spring and Fall 2015 semesters, as well as the Summer Language Intensive 2015.
The spring 2015 semester program dates are January 21 to June 7.

Save the Date: 7th Annual International Education Conference, Nov. 7, 2014

7th Annual International Education Conference

Friday, November 7, 2014

International House (1414 East 59th Street)


This year's theme is "Problem-Solving: Classroom, Community, and the World" and teh objective is to link curriculum that addresses glbal issues (e.g. world conflicts, human rights, climate change, food security) and problem-solving strategies applicable within schools and neighborhoods.


Co-Sponsored by CIS, CEERES, CLAS, CEAS, CMES, OI, Smart Museum

Ukraine in Flames: A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union, Oct. 2, 2014

Ukraine in Flames: A Roundtable on Recent Events in the Former Soviet Union


Thursday, October 2, 2014

International House [Home Room] (1414 East 59th Street)

6:00 p.m.



Robert Bird (moderator), Slavic Languages & Literatures and CMS, University of Chicago

Andrei Gornykh, Mellon Visiting Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago

Stanislav Markus, Political Science, University of Chicago

Marina Mogilner, History, University of Illinois-Chicago


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