6/2 Pozen Center: "What's Next in Human Rights?"

What's Next in Human Rights?

Pozen Center for Human Rights


Saturday, June 2, 3:00-4:30 PM
Location: Saieh Hall Room 103


Join Human Rights alumni in a discussion on the next frontiers of human rights activism, including the environment, gender justice, Islamophobia, mass incarceration, and more. This event is part of our Alumni Weekend programming.

Job: Visiting Assistant Professor- 20th-21st c. Russian Studies, University of Colorado-Boulder

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, with possibility of renewal, starting August 2018.  A background in 20th-21st c. Russian literature and culture is expected. Position involves teaching survey courses in 20th-c. Russian literature and culture, contemporary Russian literature, as well as different levels of Russian language. Minimum requirements: Ph.D.

5/23 "The Kremlin's Global Reach" @ Northwestern University

"The Kremlin's Global Reach"

Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University


Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 


Location: Harris Hall, Room 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 



During his final visit of the year, Buffett Institute Distinguished Visitor Strobe Talbott will take part in a roundtable discussion about the Kremlin's influence in regional and international affairs.


Roundtable participants include:

5/2 Armenian Circle: Roundtable on Political Developments in Armenia

Please join us this Wednesday for a roundtable discussion conducted in English about the current political developments taking place in Armenia. No prior knowledge is necessary and please feel free to bring any questions you have with you to the meeting.


Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be snacks!

5/11 Art Exhibit Opening @ Ukrainian National Museum

Art Exhibit Opening
By Petro Sypniak, Lviv, Ukraine
May 11, 2018, Friday at 7:00 p.m.
May 11th- June 3rd


Ukrainian National Museum

2249 W Superior St. 
Chicago IL, 60612


He is mostly known for his colorful portraits of bucolic
life depicted in an impressionist style through dream like scenarios of rural Ukraine included in the exhibit , along with nativity scenes, landscapes depicted in over 40 oil paintings

5/4 "Invisible Battalion": A Film Premier at UIMA


Friday, 4 May, 7 pm; doors open at 6 pm

Admission $20


Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

2320 W. Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60622


The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art together with Razom for Ukraine, Canada-Ukraine International Assistance Fund and Kyiv-Mohyla Foundation of America invite you to the Chicago premiere of the documentary film, Invisible Battalion.



5/10 "Nazım Hikmet and the Prose of Communism" with Nergis Ertürk (Penn State University)

Northwestern University's Comparative Literary Studies Program Speaker Series:

"Nazım Hikmet and the Prose of Communism" (Nergis Ertürk, Penn State University)


Thursday, May 10, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 


Location: Kresge Hall, 3535, Spanish & Portuguese Seminar Room, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 


CONTACT: Sarah Peters   847.491.3864


5/7 Psoy Korolenko and Anna Shternshis – "Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews During World War II"

Psoy Korolenko and Anna Shternshis – "Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews During World War II"


Northwestern University, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle, Evanston


Monday, May 7th


7:30 p.m.



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