Golosa at 20: A Journey

It's hard for us to believe, but Golosa wrapped its 20th season just before our third choir trip to Siberia this summer.


ASEEES Smart Museum Reception

During ASEEES please join us at 6pm on Friday, 10 November for a reception at the Smart Museum on the campus of the University of Chicago, hosted by our Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Here you can see the exhibition Revolution Every Day, and also check out Red Press: Radical Print Culture from Petersburg to Chicago in the Regenstein Library next door. If you plan to join us please sign up for the free bus from the conference hotel here.


Event, Dispositif, Agency in Literature, Theatre, and Beyond Workshop & Call for Papers

Event, Dispositif, Agency in Literature, Theatre, and Beyond (from 1700 to our days) Workshop

Free University Berlin – January 11, 2018


Performance by Violinist Leila Josefowicz & Pianist John Novacek

On Friday, November 3rd at 7:30 pm, the dazzling and fearless violinist Leila Josefowicz partners with superb pianist John Novacek for an intimate recital featuring works by Sibelius, Prokofiev Saariaho, and more. 


Sibelius: Valse Triste, Op. 44, arr. Friedrich Hermann

Prokofiev: Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80

Kaija Saariaho: Calices

Mahler: Adagietto (from Symphony No. 5), arr. Otto Wittenbecher

Bernd Alois Zimmermann: Sonata


Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Fellowship

The Big Ten Academic Alliance Smithsonian Fellowship is open until December 1, 2017. This program provides one-year fellowships to doctoral students to support research at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Students must have completed all coursework for their program, be admitted into doctoral candidacy, and completed all requirements except for completion of the dissertation.

Middle East History and Theory Workshop: Rao Mohsin Ali Noor

Middle East History and Theory Workshop 

Wednesday, October 18th, at 3:00-4:30 PM

Pick Hall 218 (Farouk Mustafa Memorial Lecture Room)


Our speaker is Rao Mohsin Ali Noor (NELC) and he will be discussing his paper: "Of Sonic Pieties and Attendant Anxieties: Religiosity, Aesthetics, and the Political in the Muslim Call to Prayer in Modern Egypt, Turkey, and Pakistan." His discussant will be Kara Peruccio.


Resistance and Collaboration in Occupied Europe Conference & Call for Papers

Resistance and Collaboration in Occupied Europe
An interdisciplinary graduate student conference sponsored by the Memory Studies in Modern Europe Working Group
Yale University, Monday April 2nd, 2018


Keynote speakers: Marci Shore and Timothy Snyder (Yale University)


REECA Workshop: Jacek Malczewiski and his Self-Portraits as Jesus Christ and Prophet Ezekiel

Friday, October 20 will be the first fall quarter meeting of the Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop!


October 20, 2017
11am-12:20pm in Foster Hall, Room 103
University of Chicago


The first paper of the quarter is:

“Jacek Malczewski and his Self-Portraits as Jesus Christ and Prophet Ezekiel”

Dean of the College of Letters & Science at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for the position of Dean of the College of Letters & Science. The College of Letters & Science is the largest on campus comprising 45% of ranked faculty at UWM, graduating 27% of all students at UWM annually, and securing 60% of campus research funding. UWM recently received two significant recognitions. The Carnegie Foundation granted the campus the Community Engagement Classification in 2015 for its significant work in Milwaukee and Wisconsin’s southeast region.

Lullaby Film Screening

Introduced by William Nickell
Friday, October 20, 7pm


As part of "Revolution Every Day," the Film Studies Center and the Smart Museum of Art present screenings of three rare Dziga Vertov films from 35mm prints from the Austrian Film Museum.



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