University and Student Events

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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11/15 CLIR Mellon Dissertation or Postdoctoral Fellowship

CLIR Mellon Dissertation or Postdoctoral Fellowship Writing Workshop

November 15, 12:30-2:30pm

UChicagoGRAD Conference Room

 

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to offer fellowships generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for dissertation research in the humanities or related social sciences using original sources.

 

11/13 Armenian Circle Meeting

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us next Tuesday (11/13) in Pick Lounge from 5-6:30 pm for a presentation by our own Karen Krmoyan, titled: "Are Democratic Values Breaking the Ice?: Attitudes in the Frozen Caucasian Conflict"

 

There will be food/refreshments!

11/6 Armenian Circle Meeting--With Food!

Happy 6th week! Since our meeting tomorrow coincides with the brunt of midterms and with elections, we are going to have something a little more low-key. Come join us in the Pick Lounge from 5-6:30 pm to have a little study break. Students can come, do their work, chat with friends, or just take a break. We will have pizza!!!

11/1 Persian Circle: Parvaneh Hosseini on "Collective Memory and Identity Construction in Persian Novels by Bahai'i Authors"

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us on Thursday for a Persian Circle featuring Parvaneh Hosseini (The University of Arizona, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies), who will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

 

Collective Memory and Identity Construction in Persian Novels Written by Bahai'i Authors: A Comparative Analysis of the Novels: “Memories of Utab” and “The Cradle of the Beast”

 

Thursday 1st November, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

 

Meet the Author: Eric Karpeles - "Almost Nothing" - Clare Cavanagh

Eric Karpeles discusses Almost Nothing: The 20th-Century Art and Life of Jósef Czapski. He will be joined in conversation by Clare Cavanagh. A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.

At 57th Street Books

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 

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