Medieval Slavic Workshop 2017

Twentieth Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop*

University of Chicago, April 21, 2017

Foster Hall, Room 103, 9:00 am – 3:15 pm




Welcome Address

9:00–9:15 Chair Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago): “Twenty Years of Annual Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop"


9:15-9:45 Yaroslav Gorbachov (University of Chicago): “Velesъ and the “Primary” (“Fundamental”) Myth”


Martin Vopenka - "The Fifth Dimension" - Esther Peters

The CEERES of Voices presents Martin Vopenka in The Fifth Dimension.

He will be joined in conversation by Esther Peters.


Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Seminary Co-op Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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


Boris Fishman - "Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo" - S.L. Wisenberg

Boris Fishman disusses his novel, "Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo" He will be joined in conversation by S.L. Wisenberg.

Presented in partnership with CEERES

At KAM Isaiah Israel / 5039 South Greenwood Ave.

Saturday, March 25 at 7 PM - 9 PM


About the book: Maya Shulman and Alex Rubin met in 1992, when she was a Ukrainian exchange student with “a devil in [her] head” about becoming a chef instead of a medical worker, and he the coddled son of Russian immigrants wanting to toe the water of a less predictable life.


Alash Ensemble concert

The Central Asian Studies Society Presents: 


Balkan Rhythms and Dance 2017

Balkan Rhythm and Dance

lecture, workshop, performance, and exhibit


Sunday February 26, 2017

International House Assembly Hall




Film Screening: Whose is This Song?

Mon, Feb 6, 2017

Franke Institute for the Humanities

1100 E 57th St, inside Regenstein Library


Join us for a screening of Adela Peeva's 2003 documentary Whose Is This Song?


Sex, AIDS, and the Dystopic Impulse

Sex, AIDS, and the Dystopic Impulse: The Affective Landscapes of Post-Socialism and Pedagogies of Self-Transformation


A lecture by Kateřina Kolářová, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies at the Department of Gender Studies, Charles University, Prague


Domnica Radulescu - "Country of Red Azaleas" - Dr. Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru

Domnica Radulescu discusses Country of Red Azaleas

She will be joined in conversation by Dr. Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru.


Thursday, January 12, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637


Mark Slouka - "Nobody's Son" - Ilana Miller

"A masterwork…stonishingly fierce yet powerfully lyric. The story moves beyond the search for a self into the tangled narratives of both private memory and the ravaged history of twentieth-century central Europe." - Patricia Hampl


Mark Slouka discusses "Nobody's Son: A Memoir."

He will be joined in conversation by Ilana Miller.



Nov. 12, 3:00-4:30pm

At 57th Street Books

1301 E 57th St, Chicago, Illinois 60637


Slavic Colloquium - Robert Bird Nov 14

"Who Will I Be?": Aleksandr Rodchenko's Model for Constructivist Sound Film

Lecture by Robert Bird


Nov. 14, 4:30pm

Foster 103


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