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Georgian Language Courses at U. Chicago, 2013-14

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Elementary Georgian (GEOR 221/321) will be offered again this year. This is a three-quarter course that covers basic Georgian grammar and includes writing, reading, listening, and speaking. The University of Chicago is the only university in the U.S. to regularly offer Georgian! Take advantage of this rare opportunity to study a unique language!

Georgian is a super fun language to learn and tantalizing for linguists:

6th Annual Chicago International Education Conference

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 8:00am - 3:30pm

 

6th Annual Chicago International Education Conference

 

International House

1414 East 59th Street

Chicago IL, 60637

 

FREE WITH REGISTRATION

CPDU's available

 

Elizabeth Davis - Anthropology Seminar

The Department of Anthropology Monday Seminars will host:

" 'Those aren't his bones': Secrecy and Evidence of the Missing in Cyprus"

Speaker: Elizabeth Davis, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University

 

Interests: Medicine & psychology, ethics and subjectivity, peace and conflict, migration & borderlands, law & empire, history and memory, film and visual culture; Greece/Cyprus

 

Charles Stewart lecture, "Uncanny History: Temporal Topology in the Post-Ottoman World"

The Department of Anthropology Monday Seminars will host:

Speaker: Charles Stewart, Professor of Anthropology, University College London

Interests: History & anthropology, ethnography of history & temporality, anthropology of religion, dreaming/psychological anthropology, theories of culture mixture: syncretism, creolization; Greece, the Balkans, Europe

Title: Uncanny History: Temporal Topology in the Post-Ottoman World

 

November 25, 2013

 

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Brown Bag lecture, Pavel Onderka

Brown Bag lecture on

Wad Ben Naga: A Royal City in the Heart of Africa”

Study Yiddish this Fall

Study YIDDISH this fall. A global language. A key to Jewish culture from Moscow to Berlin to New York to Buenos Aires. Saul Bellow’s mother tongue. The language of modernist poetry, avant-garde theater, and expressionist film. Of Marc Chagall, Isaac Bashevis Singer, S.Y. Agnon, and Cynthia Ozick. Of kitchens, hallways and ballrooms. Of communists, anarchists, and Zionists. Of pietists and atheists. Of religion, literature, and history.

 

Autumn Quarter, Elementary Yiddish, M/W/F 10:30-11:20

MAPH Poetics Symposium

Poetry & Poetics Workshop is pleased to present our last workshop of the quarter: a MAPH Poetics Symposium. 

 Please join us as we discuss excerpts from   

 

Maria Dikcis's "'Further and further inside, the certitude of absence': Liminality, (Non)presence, and the Poetics of Embodiment in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee";

 

Alex van Doren's "'The Shepherd of the Dead': Disobeying Adorno's Dictum in the Poetry of Tadeusz Różewicz";

 

Golosa Spring Concert Series

Golosa's spring concert series is right around the corner! May and June offer two chances to hear authentic Russian folk song in Chicago.

First, Golosa will return to Bond Chapel at our home campus of the University of Chicago. This spiritually inspiring ceremonial room always provides an inviting backdrop for our songs and stories.

Matt Creighton: "Buber Reads Kafka"

TUESDAY, JUNE 4    

4:30 PM    

Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St., Room 403 

Matt Creighton, admitted PhD Student in History of Judaism

Matt will present his paper, "Buber Reads Kafka."

 

Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Workshop.

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