University and Student Events

Humanities Day 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 19, 2019, for over 30 presentations by some of the leading scholars in art, literature, cinema and media studies, language, philosophy, music, and linguistics. Please note that registration for Humanities Day will close on Friday, October 18, at 3:30 p.m.

Vision String Quartet plays Haydn, Bacewicz, Schumann

On Friday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m., the dynamic young ensemble vision string quartet makes their Chicago debut at Mandel Hall with a program of works by Haydn, Bacewicz, and Schumann as part of the Classic Concert series.

A lecture by UChicago PhD student Florain Walch precedes the concert at 6:30 pm.

Fellowships and Funding Information


All events held in UChicago GRAD offices at 970 E. 58th Street, 3rd floor unless otherwise noted.

NSEP Boren Fellowship information session: Monday, October 21, 12:30-1:30 pm.
Critical Languages Scholarship information session: Wednesday, October 23, 3:30-4:30 pm.


Upcoming Opportunities

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grants: deadline 11/1.

Armenian Circle: The New Culture of Hiking in the Caucasus

For this week, the Armenian Circle will be meeting on Thursday, 10/17, at 6 pm in Stuart Hall; room to be confirmed. Araxie and Anahit Cass will be giving their presentation entitled: "Adventure in Armenia: The New Culture of Hiking in the Caucasus."



Persian Circle Talk: The Precise Equivalence of Farsi Word /div/ in English Translations of Hafiz Poems

Please join tomorrow at Persian Circle where Sam Molaie will give a talk in English entitled: The Precise Equivalence of Farsi Word /div/ in English Translations  of Hafiz Poems.

Thursday October 17th, 2019 from 5:00-6:30pm

Pick Hall 218 (5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

PATHS Reception and Resource Fair

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00–6:00 p.m., UChicagoGRAD HQ (3rd floor of the UChicago bookstore)

Graduate Funding and Fellowships: Information and Events

Learn more and register for all of these events in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events). All events held in UChicago GRAD offices at 970 E. 58th Street, 3rd floor unless otherwise noted.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship information session: October 14, 3:30-4:30pm.

Queer Expectations: A Genealogy of Jewish Women's Poetry

When October 17, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where Social Science Research, Tea Room
For more information contact Chicago Center for Jewish Studies

UChicago Persian Circle Fall Quarter events

انجمن سخن فارسی در دانشگاه شیکاگو

Salaam friends and colleagues,
Welcome to a new academic year! Please join us at Persian Circle this Fall for an exciting series of talks. We will be meeting from 5-6:30pm on Thursdays in Pick 218, and we are glad to host local academics, artists, and professionals to speak about their work related to Persian and/or Iran.  Here is our schedule:

2019 UChicago Humanities Day

October 19, 2019
40 Presentations
46 Speakers
1 Humanities Day

Humanities Day is a project of the Division of the Humanities, one of the University's five graduate divisions. With 200+ faculty members, 100+ staff members, and nearly 800 graduate students housed within 20+ departments, centers, institutes, and programs, the Division of the Humanities supports innovative humanistic research through rigorous inquiry.

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