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American Evaluation Association (AEA) Graduate Education Diversity Internship

American Evaluation Association (AEA) Graduate Education Diversity Internship
Deadline: June 16
Type: Research internship, PhD, MA
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements (but must be eligible to work in the U.S.), enrolled in a masters or doctoral-level program and have completed the equivalent of one full year of graduate level coursework
Fields of Study: Public health, education, political science, anthropology, psychology, sociology, social work, natural sciences, and other fields that utilize evaluation research


Workshop: Best Practices for Writing Fulbright Statments

In this workshop, participants will look at examples of successful Fulbright statements and discuss how applicants can put these strategies to use in their own unique research proposals and personal narratives. Recommended for students who will be working independently on their Fulbright materials over the summer. Interested students should contact Fellowships & Writing Coordinator, Anne Janusch, for more details.


May 11, 2017, 12:00 PM

UChicagoGRAD Headquarters - 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore


"A forgotten Empire: Tigran's Greater Armenia"

University of Chicago Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures presents:


"A forgotten Empire: Tigran's Greater Armenia"

by Guisto Traina

Dumanian Visiting Professor


Thursday, May 25


Pick Lounge

Film screening and director Q&A: Havresc

Armenian Circle will have a screening of Havresc followed by a Q&A session with the director, David Ritter.


May 18 @ 6:30pm

Pick Hall 022


Film synopsis: 'Stand on courage' is a documentary on the struggles of Armenian and Assyrian Christian Iraqis and the village they have formed on the edge of ISIS controlled territory. Standing in the face of adversity, bigotry, hatred and oppression they have protected themselves from the Islamic state and created a community that is a home to all Christians facing persecution.


A Commemoration of Aleko Konstantinov on the 120th anniversary of the writer’s death

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Room 122,
The University of Chicago Regenstein Librar
1100 E 57th Street,
Chicago, IL 60637

* Screening of documentary “Aleko Konstaninov” (1968) by Vesselina Gerinska will begin at 3:30pm. Film in Bulgarian (no subtitles).


32nd Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference

The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference will take place


the University of Chicago


Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, 2017



Registration begins at 1:00 PM on Friday

Russian Language Summer School in Grodno (Belarus)

Russian Language Summer School 2017

Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Belarus


An Intensive course aimed at development / improvement of the Russian language speaking fluency and immersion in Belarusian culture


Course duration: August, 6-26

Course timetable: 20 h per week, 60 h in total

Course levels: from beginner to advanced

Groups: up to 8 students in a group


Deadline for the application: 25.05.2017

Participation fee: 310 Euro / 330 USD

The course includes:

UIC Russian modernism workshop



1501 University Hall

University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S. Morgan St.

Friday, April 28, 2017



9:15 - Welcome Remarks


9:30 - "Dostoevsky's Hidden Syphilitics," Brian Johnson (Swarthmore College)


Intern/Volunteer for the summer camp in the Altai Mountains

Educational Center "Cosmopolitan", Novosibirsk, Russia, is pleased to announce that there are still several spaces available for a summer internship and volunteer program that shall run in a children’s camp in the Altai Mountains area from June 29th to July 12th. 



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