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"Pushing the Limits" at Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Pushing the Limits

Through July 29, 2018


2320 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60622


Selection from UIMA permanent collection celebrates the artists who, in their time, transcended the limitations of the chosen medium  towards another realm-whether it be another medium, dimension, or state of consciousness. Curated by Adrienne Kochman.


Admission FREE

Engage Russia // Apply to the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum Today!

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 program and would like to invite students, your peers, and colleagues from the University of Chicago to apply.


Fulbright-Hays DDRA Application Released, Deadline: June 15

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) FY 18 competition has been announced. Please feel free to share the following information with your students as you see fit. The internal University of Chicago deadline will be June 15 at 5:00 pm CST. All applicants must apply through the university by the internal deadline. Students interested in applying this cycle should set up an advising meeting with Sara Mehta in GRAD Gargoyle to discuss the application.


Application Writing Support:

New Exhibit Opening: Contemporary Art by Petro Sypniak, Lviv, Ukraine (Ukrainian National Museum)

Opening: on Friday, May 11, at 7:00 pm, at the Ukrainian National Museum in Chicago.
The museum welcomes well accomplished Ukrainian contemporary artist Petro Sypniak for his debut exhibit in the United States.


Petro Sypniak was born in 1959, in the western Ukrainian region of Ivano-Frankivsk. From there, he moved to the city to study in the Lviv State Institute for Applied and Decorative Art.


5/21 Rose Stair – "On Scholem's 'Theological Didactic' Poem 'With a Copy of Kafka's Trial'"

Rose Stair – "On Scholem's 'Theological Didactic' Poem 'With a Copy of Kafka's Trial'"


University of Chicago, Cobb Hall, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Room 402


5:00 p.m.


Rose Stair, MA student in the Divinity School, will deliver a lecture for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For information, contact the workshop coordinators, Matt Johnson at mjohnson26@uchicago.edu or David Cohen at davidc1@uchicago.edu.

5/29 The Smallest Universality: Cyprian Norwid's Resizing of the Romantic Deed

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29, join CEERES for a presentation by Visiting Scholar Christian Zehnder, PhD.

The Smallest Universality: Cyprian Norwid's Resizing of the Romantic Deed

6/8 Opening Reception: "Anna Daučíková & Assaf Evron: FOR"

Anna Daučíková & Assaf Evron: FOR
Opening Reception
June 8, 2018


Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
5701 S. Woodlawn Ave.




5/18 Professor Nickell on Nikolai Ostrovsky and the Optics of Soviet Culture @ REECA

Please join us this Friday, May 18, for another session of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA). We will be discussing a work-in-progress entitled:


Second Sight: Once More on Nikolai Ostrovsky and the Optics of Soviet Culture


Author: William Nickell, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures (UChicago)

Discussant: Eleonor Gilburd, Assistant Professor of History (UChicago)

5/16 Armenian Circle with Kagan Arik

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,


Please join us tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/16) at 5:30PM in Pick Hall 218 for a very special talk in English.


“Extended Family in the Caucasus— Yerevan, Tabriz, and Elsewhere”

by Kagan Arik


Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be food!


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