Events 2017-2018

Eva Hoffman - AFTER GREAT WRONGS Thinking About the Legacy of the Holocaust Today

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Please join us October 3 for the Leo and Sarah (Bunny) Horvitz Memorial Lecture featuring award-winning, Polish-American writer Eva Hoffman
University of Chicago, Social Science Tea Room
1126 E. 59th Street
4:30 p.m.

 

Found in Time: Forgotten Experiments in Soviet Art, 1940–1960

Thursday, October 5, 2017 to Saturday, October 7, 2017

Found in Time: Forgotten Experiments in Soviet Art, 1940–1960 
University of Chicago, October 5-7, 2017

Organized by William Nickell, Miriam Tripaldi, and Julia Vaingurt
All conference sessions are free to the public

Manchurian Sleepwalkers, a journey of memory. Film screening and talk by Thomas Lahusen

Thursday, October 12, 2017

5:00 pm

Franke Institute for the Humanities 

1100 East 57th Street

 

Manchurian Sleepwalkers, documentary film directed by Thomas Lahusen, 2017, 63 min.

 

Synopsis:

Invitation to Celebrate Bulgaria Day

Sunday, September 10, 2017

10:00am - 1:00pm

Chicago Botanic Garden 

McGinley Pavilion

 

The Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Chicago, Ivan
Anchev and the New Bulgarian School in Naperville have the
pleasure to invite you to celebrate a day dedicated to Bulgaria.
You will witness the Bulgarian traditions, culture and folklore,
enjoy the taste of Bulgarian traditional cuisine, learn about the
amazing nature and magical places in Bulgaria and have a lot of
memorable and exciting moments.

Centuries of Belarusian Singing Tradition featuring Stary Olsa

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:00-8:30pm
Doors open at 6:30pm

 

Assembly Hall
International House
1414 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

 

Free for students with a valid UCID
$10 General Admission

 

Stary Olsa is a Belarusian folk ensemble that performs medieval and renaissance music. This concert is part of the Global Voices Performing arts and Lecture Series, and is co-sponsored by Belarusians in Chicago and the University of Chicago Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies.

 

Centuries Centuries of Belarusian Singing Tradition featuring Siarhei Douhushau

Sunday, October 1, 2017

2:00-3:30pm
Doors open at 1:30pm

 

Assembly Hall
International House
1414 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

 

Free and open to the public.

 

Siarhei Douhushau is a Belarusian folk musician. This concert is part of the Global Voices Performing arts and Lecture Series, and is co-sponsored by Belarusians in Chicago and the University of Chicago Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies.

 

CEERES of Voices: Julia Alekseyeva - "Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution" - Hillary Chute

Friday, November 10, 2017

6:00-7:30 pm

Seminary Co-op Bookstore 

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

 

CEERES of Voices presents Julia Alekseyeva on Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution. She will be joined in conversation by Hillary Chute.

 

Presented in partnership with CEERES and the Department of Comparative Literature.

 

RSVP HERE (Please note that your RSVP is requested, not required)

CEERES of Voices: Masha Gessen - "The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia" - Konstantin Sonin

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

7pm

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637

 

CEERES of Voices presents Masha Gessen on The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia. She will be joined in conversation by Konstantin Sonin.

 

Presented in partnership with CEERES, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago.

 

CEERES of Voices: Bradford Morrow - "The Prague Sonata" - Esther Peters

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:00 - 7:30pm

57th Street Books

1301 E 57th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

 

CEERES of Voices presents Bradford Morrow on his novel The Prague Sonata. He will be joined in conversation by Esther Peters.

Presented in partnership with CEERES, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at the University of Chicago.