University and Student Events

Lullaby Film Screening

Introduced by William Nickell
Friday, October 20, 7pm


As part of "Revolution Every Day," the Film Studies Center and the Smart Museum of Art present screenings of three rare Dziga Vertov films from 35mm prints from the Austrian Film Museum.


Free Books at Regenstein Library

Regenstein 260
8:00am-3:00pm daily
October – December 2017

Over the past few years the Regenstein has accumulated a great many Slavic, East European and Central Asian duplicates.  The library is offering them for free on a first-come, first-served basis.


The books cover almost all of the regions which CEERES encompasses:

David Perlov’s "Memories of the Eichmann Trial" Film Screening

Film Studies Center, Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, and Yad Vashem present:

David Perlov’s Memories of the Eichmann Trial
Welcome by Ron B. Meier, introduced by Yael Perlov
Panel discussion featuring Leora Auslander, Na’ama Rokem, Joel Snyder, and Noa Steimatsky
Thu, Oct 26, 7pm, 
Free admission

"Musical Agency in Ghaznavid Court Poetry" - Andrew Hicks

This week, the University of Chicago's Persian Circle are fortunate to host Andrew Hicks (Associate Professor of Music and Medieval Studies, Cornell University) for a talk entitled: 

"Musical Agency in Ghaznavid Court Poetry" [this talk in English]

Please join us this Thursday 5th October, 5:00-6:30pm for what promises to be a fascinating talk!


Alignment Shift in Chukotkan: The Case Against Contact-Induced Change - Jessica Kantarovich

Alignment shift in Chukotkan: the case against contact-induced change
Jessica Kantarovich (UChicago)


The first meeting of the Language Variation & Change workshop of the year is Friday, October 6, at 3:30 PM (location TBD).

Jessica Kantarovich will be presenting on alignment change in the Chukotkan languages.


Armenian Circle Fall Meetings

The Armenian Circle meetings will be on Wednesdays, 5:30-7pm in Pick 218 this Fall 2017.


"The Presence of Absence: Photography in the Ottoman Armenian Migrant Experience" - Armen Marsoobian

"The Presence of Absence: Photography in the Ottoman Armenian Migrant Experience" Lecture by Prof. Armen Marsoobian of Southern Connecticut State University.

Friday, October 13, 4pm
Pick Lounge


UChicago Humanities Day 2017

Hummanities Day at the University of Chicago
October 21, 11am-4:30pm
Register here


Humanities Day, an annual tradition at the University of Chicago since 1980, celebrates the humanities with free discussions, tours, performances, and lectures featuring the latest research of our award-winning faculty in the Division of the Humanities.


Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade

Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade

October 13, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Neubauer Collegium
5701 S. Woodlawn Ave.



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