University and Student Events

10/31 NSEP Boren Fellowship Information Session

NSEP Boren Fellowship Information Session

Wednesday, October 31, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Social Sciences 122

 

10/18 Chicago Center on Democracy Inaugural Event: "Populism and the Erosion of Democracy"

Populism and the Erosion of Democracy

Reception and discussion with Anna Grzymala-Busse, Stanford University

 

Populist parties and politicians are surging in both developed and new democracies, prompting popular anxiety and scholarly concern. This discussion will focus on how populists have benefited from the shortcomings of mainstream political parties, how they gained power, and their consequences for institutions of liberal democracy.

 

WHEN
Thursday, October 18
5:30 – 7:00pm

 

10/19-10/20 Conference: 1968 Decentered

1968 Decentered

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20

Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
5701 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Yiddish Tish Every Friday!

Yiddish Tish will be held weekly on Fridays in WB 130!

10/26 Modern Greek Lecture on "Greece's Two Fins-de-Siecle"

 

Please join us on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 5:30 for our Modern Greek lecture by Thomas W. Gallant, University of California, San Diego. He will be speaking on "Greece's Two Fins-de-Siecle" which will be in Social Sciences room 122.  A reception will follow.

GRADFair Registration is Now Open!

On October 18 from 3:30-7:00 p.m., UChicagoGRAD will host the university’s annual GRADFair in Ida Noyes Hall.  What is GRADFair?  It’s a career fair that brings together employers who are specifically interested in hiring graduate students.

 

Even if you are not currently thinking about job applications, GRADFair provides a great opportunity to explore career options.  You can meet representatives from a variety of organizations, including:

 

Humanities Day 2018 on October 20 -- Register today!

Join us on Saturday, October 20 for 30+ presentations by some of the world’s leading scholars in art, literature, language, philosophy, music, and more.

 

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.

 

Among the presenters include:

William Nickell - "Putin's Puppets"

10/12 Takács Quartet coming to UChicago Presents

 

Takács Quartet

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
Mandel Hall
1131 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637

 

BUY TICKETS HERE

 

10/4 Screening: Works by Želimir Žilnik and Shadi Habib Allah

Screening: Works by Želimir Žilnik and Shadi Habib Allah

With introduction by Leo Goldsmith

Thursday, October 4, 7pm

Logan Center for the Arts, Screening Room

Free, RSVP requested

 

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