University and Student Events

Natalie Belsky: "Have we been sent here to die? Evacuee Provisioning and the Emergence of New Entitlement Categories in the Soviet Home Front"

 

You are invited to join the Modern Europe Workshop next Wednesday (4/17) to discuss Natalie Belsky's dissertation chapter: "Have we been sent here to die? Evacuee Provisioning and the Emergence of New Entitlement Categories in the Soviet Home Front." The paper will be available on Chalk tomorrow. 

 

The workshop will meet in the John Hope Franklin Room (SSRB 224) with snacks at 4:45 and discussion beginning at 5. Any questions should be addressed to Jake Smith @uchicago.edu>

Eric Cochrane Special Lecture: Maria Mavroudi

 

The Department of History

presents the

 

Eric Cochrane Special Lecture

 

given by

 

Professor Maria Mavroudi

Department of History and Classics

University of California, Berkeley

 

“Byzantium Viewed by the Others: the

Classical Tradition”

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

at 4:00pm

John Hope Franklin Room

Social Science Research Bldg. room 224

An informal reception will follow

Persons with a disability who may need assistance please call 702-8394

Harris School Fellows Seminar: Senator Gary Hart

TUESDAY, APRIL 16


Fellows Seminar: Gary Hart


4:30 p.m. IOP House, 5707 S. Woodlawn


The former senator and presidential candidate begins his seminar series, "The Changing Nature of Security in the 21st Century." Register now 

MORE INFO ON SENATOR HART’S UPCOMING SEMINARS ON CAMPUS

CSL Presentation: Chicago Course Connection Grants

CSL Presentation
 

Chicago Course Connection Grants

Date: Monday, April 8, 2013
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Location: Cobb 210 (2nd Floor - CSL)

On Monday, April 8 (12:30pm-1:30pm), Amy Chan, University Community Service Center (UCSC) Director and Associate Dean of students in the University, and Veronica Vegna, Italian Language Coordinator and Senior Lecturer, will give a presentation on the Chicago Studies Program.
 

Workshop on Sound Change Actuation

The Workshop on Sound Change Actuation will be held at the University of Chicago on April 17-18, 2013. This is a satellite event of the annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society.

Workshop information:

A. Tunç Şen, "Astrology and the Islamic Millennium: Knowledge, Prophecy, Politics at the Ottoman Court 1450s-1550s"

The Early Modern Workshop invites you to attend our workshop today (Monday, March 4th), beginning at 5:00pm in Pick 319, 5828 S. University Ave.  A. Tunç Şen will present a draft of his dissertation proposal, entitled "Astrology and the Islamic Millennium: Knowledge, Prophecy, Politics at the Ottoman Court 1450s-1550s."
 

 

If you think you may need assistance, please contact Lisa Scott at lscott28@uchicago.edu.
 

Screening: Кавалер Золотой Звезды (1950)

Friday, March 1, 2013

3:30pm
Cobb 425

 

Кавалер Золотой Звезды (1950)

режиссёр: Юлий Райзамн

сценарист: Борис Чирсков

оператор: Сергей Урусевский

 

Synopsis: Sergei Tutarinov a veteran of the Great Patriotic war returns to his native village to take an active part in its restoration. His initiatives are strongly supported by the local Secretary of the Communist party. Tutarinov becomes chairman of the party and begins to rebuild the whole town after the defeat of the Germans.

Workshop on Language Variation and Change, Tasos Chatzikonstantinou on "Verbal acts in the Songs of the Old Greek Underworld", Feb. 25, 2013

On Monday February 25th, The Workshop on Language Variation and Change is pleased to have Tasos Chatzikonstantinou present his talk entitled "Verbal acts in the Songs of the Old Greek Underworld".  The talk will be at 2 PM in Social Sciences 302.  Please note the later time for this week only.  As always, refreshments will be served.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

Abstract:

"Symposium: The Arts of Jewish Memory", Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, University of Chicago, Feb. 25, 2013

Symposium: The Arts of Jewish Memory

Monday, February 25, 2013 | 9:30am–6:00pm. Classics 110

 

 

With keynote speaker Marianne Hirsch of Columbia University, this graduate-student-organized symposium will facilitate an inter-disciplinary space for the discussion of the arts and Jewish memory practices, with a special interest in understanding contemporary constructions of Jewish identity through the intersecting modes of memory and history.

 

 

Panel One: Performing Jewish Memory

9.45–11am

"Between the Ballot and the Bullet: Popular Resistance and Social Movements," Feb. 19, 2013

Between the Ballot and the Bullet: Popular Resistance and Social Movements

Featuring John Mearsheimer, As’ad AbuKhalil, Abdullah Al-Arian, and Bernard Harcourt (panel followed by Q&A with audience)

 

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/432193296849155/

 

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