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Screening: "The Age of Czeslaw Milosz"

The Vilnius and Warsaw Committees of CSCI, in partnership with the Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture, present a screening of the film The Age of Czeslaw Milosz.


This documentary commemorates the 100th birthday of Czeslaw Milosz, the Nobel Prize-winning Polish-Lithuanian poet whose life spanned a century. Famous cultural figures, friends and family retrace the life and work of this extraordinary thinker, joined by Milosz’s own words and a wealth of archival material.


Screening: "The Legend of Suram Fortress"


Georgian Movie Night on Monday, 4/22/13 at 5:15 p.m. in Cobb 201 B&C 
The Legend of Suram Fortress (Parajanov, 1984, ~90 minutes)

In Georgian with English subtitles


From IMDb: "A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces." 


Contact Tami Wysocki-Niimi (tmwysock@uchicago.edu) if you have any questions or concerns.

CFP: Food for Thought, Culture and Cuisine in Russia and Eastern Europe 1800-the present

Call for Papers


Food for Thought

Culture and Cuisine in Russia and Eastern Europe  1800-the present  


Symposium at the University of Texas – February 7-8,  2014


Russian proficiency testing certification workshop

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center and CSEEES will sponsor a Russian proficiency testing certification workshop from July 22-26, 2013).  At this workshop, Russian language instructors will be trained and certified as Russian language proficiency testers by a TRKI [тестирование русского как иностранного] examiner.  TRKI is the Russian Federation language proficiency testing system for five areas of linguistic competence (aural comprehension, reading, writing, speaking, and grammar/lexicon) developed and administered by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.

CFP: CESS 2013 Conference

Central Eurasian Studies Society 

2013 Conference—New paper proposal deadline: April 15

Date: October 3-6, 2013

Where: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, U.S.A.



Natalie Belsky: "Have we been sent here to die? Evacuee Provisioning and the Emergence of New Entitlement Categories in the Soviet Home Front"


You are invited to join the Modern Europe Workshop next Wednesday (4/17) to discuss Natalie Belsky's dissertation chapter: "Have we been sent here to die? Evacuee Provisioning and the Emergence of New Entitlement Categories in the Soviet Home Front." The paper will be available on Chalk tomorrow. 


The workshop will meet in the John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224) with snacks at 4:45 and discussion beginning at 5. Any questions should be addressed to Jake Smith @uchicago.edu>

Exhibit: Subconscious Eye, UIMA

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art invites you to an exhibition of Subconscious Eye. Artists in this exhibition include Chicago artists: John A. Kurtz, Bruce Thorn and Paul Lamantia.


Gallery Talk: Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Exhibit Dates: April 5 – June 2, 2013


Pozen Graduate Research Fellowships

The University of Chicago Human Rights Program

Human Rights Research Funding Proposals for PhD students - 2013-2014

Deadline: Monday, May 13, 2013


The Human Rights Program announces the 2013-14 round of grants to support doctoral student research in Human Rights. The Human Rights Program seeks to support projects which will make a significant contribution to the field of human rights studies.  


Eric Cochrane Special Lecture: Maria Mavroudi


The Department of History

presents the


Eric Cochrane Special Lecture


given by


Professor Maria Mavroudi

Department of History and Classics

University of California, Berkeley


“Byzantium Viewed by the Others: the

Classical Tradition”


Tuesday, April 16, 2013

at 4:00pm

John Hope Franklin Room

Social Science Research Bldg. room 224

An informal reception will follow

Persons with a disability who may need assistance please call 702-8394


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