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11/7 Russian Thinkers Redux: Uses of the Familial and the Pastoral in Ivan Turgenev’s Shakesperean Works

Literature & Philosophy Workshop

The University of Chicago

November 7. Christy Monet, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, University of Chicago
“Russian Thinkers Redux: Uses of the Familial and the Pastoral in Ivan Turgenev’s Shakesperean Works”

The session will be held in Foster 305 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM.A light reception always follows the discussion.

6/9 New Budapest Orpheum Society

New Budapest Orpheum Society

Sunday, June 9 | 5:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Penthouse

 

The New Budapest Orpheum Society presents “From Shtetl to Ghetto to World Stage: Journeys through the Jewish Archive.”

 

See link for Facebook event page.

5/30 Armenian Circle with Pietro Shakarian (Ohio State)

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

This Thursday at 4:45 pm in Pick Hall we will have the final Armenian Circle of the quarter, with a talk by Pietro Shakarian titled "Détente in the Western Reserve: Cyrus Eaton, Anastas Mikoyan, and the Visit That Rocked Cleveland, 1959"

 

Here is a brief description:

 

Registration Now Open! UChicago Summer Institute for Educators—June 27-28, 2019

Inspiring Connections: Igniting Critical Thinking and Communication through Global News

June 27–28, 2019

University of Chicago campus

9:00am–4:00pm both days

 

5/10 Armenian Cultural Night

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Our annual Armenian Cultural Night will be this Friday (May 10th) at 7 pm in the Ida Noyes Library/Lounge (1212 E 59th St., on the first floor). Please join us for a night of Armenian poetry, music, fairy tales, and food from Siunik Armenian Grill.

5/8 Michaela Appeltová @ Disability Studies Workshop

The Disability Studies workshop is proud to present:

 

Michaela Appeltová

PhD Candidate in History

University of Chicago

The Fat Socialist Body: Anti-Obesity Discourses and Dieting Practices in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia

Cobb Hall, Room 430 (note new room)

May 8th, 12:30-1:50

Light lunch will be provided

5/16 Harriet Murav - "Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson"

Harriet Murav - "Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson"

 

May 16, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 

Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021

 

5/2 Armenian Circle: Armen Abkarian

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us this Thursday (5/2) at 4:45 pm in Pick 022 for a talk by Armenian Circle alumnus Armen Abkarian (University of Michigan), entitled “When Deeds Will Rule: A Case For The Need For Context In Armenian Manuscript Colophons."

 

Food will be provided!

5/8 Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

 

University of Chicago, Swift Hall, 1025 East 58th Street, Room 106

 

12:00 p.m.

 

5/1 Ilana McQuinn @ TAMEW – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

Ilana McQuinn – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

 

University of Chicago, Social Science Research Building, 1126 East 59th Street, Room 224 (Franklin)

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Join us tomorrow, May 1, for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop as we welcome Ilana McQuinn, PhD Candidate in History. Ilana will be presenting her dissertation chapter entitled "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia, 1945-63."

 

Kara Peruccio, PhD Candidate in NELC, will provide commentary.

 

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