CEERES-affiliated faculty at Humanities Day 2016

An annual October tradition since 1980, Humanities Day invites curious thinkers into the classrooms of the University of Chicago to hear a variety of tours, performances, discussions, and lectures from the award-winning faculty of the Division of the Humanities. This year, Humanities Day will take place on Saturday, October 15 from 9am to 5pm.


Max Bergholz - "Violence As A Generative Force"

Max Bergholz discusses "Violence As A Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community"


Friday, February 17, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Seminary Co-op Bookstore

5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637


David Satter at Sem Co-op - "The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep"

David Satter discusses The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia's Road to Terror and Dictatorship under Yeltsin and Putin.

3rd annual Teacher Appreciation Night

Teacher Appreciation Night & Award Ceremony

Oriental Institute - Educator Programs

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)


Nineteenth Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop 2016

Nineteenth Midwest Medieval Slavic Workshop
University of Chicago, April 15, 2016
Foster, Room 103, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Chair Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago)
10:30–11:00 Opening Remarks: Valentina Pichugin (University of Chicago)
“Monuments to Medieval Russian History: Past and Present”
11:00-11:30: Pavel Petrukhin (Russian Language Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

Found in Translation: Russia and the West in Dialogue

The conference Found in Translation: Russia and the West in Dialogue will be held April 15-16, 2016 at The University of Chicago Franke Institute for the Humanities.  An international group of scholars will discuss problems of cross-cultural communication in the context of Russia’s long dialogue with the West, with a keynote address by Richard Taruskin (University of California, Berkeley).


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