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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

 

10/23 Armenian Circle

This quarter's Armenian Circle will be meeting on Tuesdays from 5:00-6:30 pm in Pick Hall 218. 

11/30 Immortality for All: A Trilogy of Films about Russian Cosmism

Immortality for All: A Trilogy of Films about Russian Cosmism

The Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT)

 

Fri, November 30, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST

 

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

915 East 60th Street

Room 201

Chicago, IL 60637

 

REGISTER HERE

 

10/20 The New Budapest Orpheum Society – " 'When We Remember Zion' - Songs of Love, Loss, and Life"

The New Budapest Orpheum Society – " 'When We Remember Zion' -  Songs of Love, Loss, and Life"

 

University of Chicago, Goodspeed Hall, 1010 East 59th Street, Fulton Recital Hall

 

3:30 p.m.

 

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

 

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