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3CT and CMES, "Reflections on the Contemporary Middle East," May 7, 2015

May 7 @ 5pm

Saieh 021 / 5757 S. University


3CT and CMES presents:


Reflections on the Contemporary Middle East




Alireza Doostdar (Divinity)

Schedule: Strategies for Building a Successful Polish Language Program

Strategies for Building a Successful Polish Language Program

Professional Development Workshop for Instructors of Polish

University of Chicago, Cobb Hall 201 B-C

5811 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

May 2, 2015


Preliminary Schedule


8:30 – 9:00      Registration, Introduction


UChicago Grad Consulting Presents: "The Art of the Fit Interview," May 1, 2015 (open to all UChicago graduate students and postdocs)

You've been practicing cases and frameworks but don't forget the first part of the management consulting interview: the fit! Mohammed S. Hasan, director at PWC, will speak to us about the fit interview and the soft skills required to succeed in a consulting career. Registration is free and open to all graduate students and postdocs.


Sponsored by the Graduate Innovation Grant.  REGISTER HERE


Online Heritage Language Classes in Russian, Carleton University (starting Fall 2015)

Starting in Fall 2015, Carleton University will offer online Heritage Language classes for credit in Russian. These classes are intended for students who grew up with exposure to Russian, but who did not study it in a formal setting or at an academic level. Classes will take place online and will make use of a variety of online technologies. The courses will allow students to work independently on projects and self-directed tasks.



Why Heritage Language?

CFP: Upcoming Volume of Caucasus Social Science Review (CSSR), Center for Social Sciences; submission deadline May 31, 2015

Center for Social Sciences announces a call for paper submission for upcoming volume (Volume II, Issue II) of Caucasus Social Science Review (CSSR). Papers from scholars in all disciplines of social sciences (foreign policy and security, applied social research, higher education, development, gender studies, political science, anthropology, cultural studies, psychology, and sociology) are welcome for submission.

Central Asian Studies Society, Film Screening of "The Story of the Weeping Camel," April 29, 2015

You are Invited to Join the Central Asian Studies Society for a Special Screening of the Oscar-Nominated Documentary Film:


The Story of the Weeping Camel


The University of Chicago

Wednesday April 29th, 2015

Harper Rm. 102 (1116 E. 59th Street)

6:00 PM



The Franke Institute, Thinking the Greeks: a Conference in Honor of James M. Redfield, May 1-2, 2015


Thinking the Greeks: a Conference in Honor of James M. Redfield



Thinking with the Greeks, James Redfield's students, colleagues, and friends honor his accomplishments as a scholar and educator.



Workshop on Language, Cognition, and Computation, Andrea Sims (Ohio State) on "Defectiveness as allomorphy," May 1, 2015

The Workshop on Language, Cognition, and Computation is hosting Andrea Sims from The Ohio State University this week. She is giving a talk this Friday May 1st (3:30pm, Rosenwald 011) on a topic related to her forthcoming book Inflectional Defectiveness (CUP, to appear 2015). A light reception will follow the talk.



Andrea D. Sims (The Ohio State University)

Serbian American Museum St. Sava, Book Signing and Discussion with former PM of Yugoslavia, Milan Panić, April 28, 2015



TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015 AT 7:00 PM



Please join the Serbian American Museum St. Sava and the former Prime Minister of Yugoslavia, Milan Panić, for a book signing and discussion in celebration of Mr. Panić's new memoir, Prime Minister for Peace: My Struggle for Serbian Democracy.




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