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Interdisciplinary Workshop about Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book", Jan. 12, 2015

Interdisciplinary Workshop about the Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book

Monday, January 12, 4:30-6pm

Logan Center, Performance Hall

RSVP to logancenter@uchicago.edu



SRAS' Faculty Development Program: Food and Festivals in Ukraine and Georgia, July 17-30, 2015; application deadline April 1, 2015

Food and Festivals

A Culinary, Cultural Overview of Ukraine and Georgia

Especially for Educators!



This summer, SRAS invites educators to explore the cultural and culinary heartlands of Ukraine and Georgia. This short tour is specially designed to serve as teaching inspiration. Both of these countries are well-known as centers for important recent world events. They are also ancient centers of civilization, known for their culinary achievements and cultural traditions.



SRAS Expanded Programs in Warsaw, Poland for 2015; application deadlines October 15, 2015

The School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS) has expanded their offerings into Central Europe, which includes a fascinating line-up of semester and summer programming based in Warsaw (see http://www.sras.org/program_warsaw), that is applicable to students not only in Eastern European studies, but also in Jewish studies, international relations, security studies (including cyber), history, political science, media, and more!



Programs in Warsaw:

CFP and Launch Announcement: Languages of the Caucasus; applications accepted Jan. 15 to mid-Nov. 2015

We are pleased to announce a new linguistics journal: Languages of the Caucasus


an open-source, free, peer-reviewed electronic journal that will publish high-quality linguistic research on languages of the Caucasus.



Submissions are welcome beginning Jan. 15.  See  the journal website: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/languagesofcaucasus (The website is in near-final form now.  Check back for the final version before submitting.)



"Narrating Geographic Space", Białystok, Poland, June 11-12, 2015

Department of Theory and the Anthropology of Literature (Institute of Polish Philology, University of Białystok)

Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (University of British Columbia)

Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)



Graduate Student Affairs, "Boren Writing Workshop", Jan. 15, 2015 (Open to all UChicago student applying for the Boren Fellowship)

At this interactive writing workshop led by GSA's Fellowship Proposal Specialist, Boren Fellowship applicants will learn strategies for successful grant writing through a lecture-style presentation and small group editing exercises. In the week before the workshop, applicants will receive detailed instructions for an editing or brain-storming exercise to be completed prior to the workshop.



RSVP is required and lunch will be provided.



Turkish Circle, Turkay Gasimli on "Birinci Dünya Savaşı Sonrası Kafkaslar: Azerbaycan Örneği" (The Caucasus after the First World War: The Case of Azerbaijan), Jan. 6, 2015

We invite you to the first Turkish Circle of the quarter tomorrow. Speakers and listeners of all levels are welcome. Please contact us if you would like to present at Turkish Circle during the year or if you have any questions/concerns.







Turkay Gasimli

ACTR/ACCELS, Russian Overseas Flagship Program 2015-2016; application deadline Jan. 15, 2015

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS would like to remind all advanced students of Russian that the application deadline for the 2015-2016 Russian Overseas Flagship Program is January 15, 2015.




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