University and Student Events

1/17 Pozen Center Festival of Human Rights

FESTIVAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 1-8pm
Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 E 57th Street

 

December 10, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—the landmark document that for the first time enumerated the fundamental human rights to be universally honored and protected.

 

11/28 Michael Geyer at TAMEW, "Men in Tights"

Please, join us for the next session of the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop. Michael Geyer, Professor Emeritus of German and European History and the College at the University of Chicago will present a paper entitled “MEN IN TIGHTS: Uniforms and Changing Cultures of Masculinity.”  Commentary will be provided by Alice Goff, Assistant Professor of German History and the College. The paper is available through Canvas and our website (those using the website, please contact us for a PPT with images.)

 

New Database Trial: FBIS and 20th Century Global Perspectives Collections

The Regenstein Library has received trial access to the following database collection:

 

FBIS and 20th Century Global Perspectives collections

 

This trial consists of ten different databases:

 

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports

American Race Relations: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996

Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996

The Cold War: Global Perspectives on East-West Tensions, 1945-1991

Immigrations, Migrations and Refugees: Global Perspectives, 1941-1996

11/26-11/27 Conference – "Linguistic Homelands: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, and German"

Conference – "Linguistic Homelands: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, and German"

 

University of Chicago, The Franke Institute for the Humanities, 1100 E 57th Street (Regenstein Library), Room JRL-S118

 

5:00 p.m.

 

11/27 Welcoming the Refugees: Lessons of the European Crisis from a French Perspective

Welcoming the Refugees: Lessons of the European Crisis from a French Perspective

 

Lecture Hall, Room 142

Harris Public Policy

1155 E. 60th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

 

Tue, November 27, 2018

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Please join us for a public lecture entitled: “Welcoming the Refugees: Lessons of the European Crisis from a French Perspective” given by Pascal Brice, Director-General of the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA).

 

11/14 Mark Kettler @ TAMEW: "What did Paul Rohrbach Actually Learn in Africa?"

Join us for the next session of the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop as we welcome Mark Kettler, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame. Mark Kettler will present a paper entitled “What did Paul Rohrbach Actually Learn in Africa?: The Influence of Colonial Experience on a Publicist's Imperial Fantasies in Eastern Europe.” Commentary will be provided by Matthew Knisley, PhD Candidate in Anthropology.

 

11/16 Concert: Alexander Fiterstein and Friends

 

Concert: Alexander Fiterstein and Friends

University of Chicago, Mandel Hall, 1131 East 57th Street

7:30 p.m.

 

11/27 Introduction to Digital Humanities

Title: Introduction to Digital Humanities

Instructor: Jeffrey Tharsen

Time and Date: 2-4 PM, Nov 27th

Location: BSLC 018

 

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