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Job: Academic Exchange Specialist, U.S. State Department

Academic Exchange Specialist
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC


This position is located in the Office of Academic Exchange Programs (ECA/A/E), Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) in the U.S. Department of State (DOS).  The incumbent serves as an Academic Exchange Specialist, initiating, developing, administering, and evaluating international academic exchange programs and other activities supporting ECA’s strategic goal to promote international understanding.


5/16 Harriet Murav - "Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson"

Harriet Murav - "Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson"


May 16, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm


Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021


5/2 Armenian Circle: Armen Abkarian

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,


Please join us this Thursday (5/2) at 4:45 pm in Pick 022 for a talk by Armenian Circle alumnus Armen Abkarian (University of Michigan), entitled “When Deeds Will Rule: A Case For The Need For Context In Armenian Manuscript Colophons."


Food will be provided!

UChicago Summer Institute for Educators

Thursday, June 27, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

Inspiring Connections: Igniting Critical Thinking and Communication through Global News

June 27–28, 2019

University of Chicago campus

9:00am–4:00pm both days


5/8 Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"


University of Chicago, Swift Hall, 1025 East 58th Street, Room 106


12:00 p.m.


5/1 Ilana McQuinn @ TAMEW – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

Ilana McQuinn – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"


University of Chicago, Social Science Research Building, 1126 East 59th Street, Room 224 (Franklin)


5:00 p.m.


Join us tomorrow, May 1, for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop as we welcome Ilana McQuinn, PhD Candidate in History. Ilana will be presenting her dissertation chapter entitled "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia, 1945-63."


Kara Peruccio, PhD Candidate in NELC, will provide commentary.


CFP: Poljarnyj Vestnik 2019

It is a great pleasure for us to invite all of you to submit papers to Poljarnyj Vestnik - An International Journal of Slavic Studies. Poljarnyj Vestnik was  earlier the working papers of the University of Tromsö, but has been upgraded to an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research about Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. We now welcome submissions for our sixth volume after the reorganization. Contributions from Slavists from any country and institution are welcome. Articles are published in English or Russian.

4/30 The Right to the Second City: Creating Theater as an Emigre in Chicago

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Theater lovers, join CEERES for a conversation with Chicago theater actors Yasen Peyankov and Zlatomir Moldovanski, and director Zeljko Djukic on Tuesday, April 30, at 5pm!

Social Sciences Tea Room
1126 E. 59th Street Room 201
Chicago, IL 60637

2020-2021 Fulbright US Student Program Fellowships

2020-2021 Fulbright US Student Program Fellowships
Deadline: August 30, 2019 at 5pm CST (Internal draft deadline for campus interviews)
Type: International research or work; MA or PhD
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship required
Fields of study: Any


Lithuanian Documentary Film Festival, April 24th-May 4th

Lithuanian Documentary Film Festival. 9 screenings in 10 days at various locations in the city of Chicago and the suburbs. Meet in person directors Audrius Stonys, Mindaugas Survila, Ramune Rakauskaite, Agne Marcinkeviciute, Andrius Lekavicius, Eimantas Belickas and the producer Teresa Rozanovska.



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