2019 Chicago Studies Quarter

The Right to the Second City: The Immigrant Experience in Chicago


Scholarship Funding available for Summer Study and Internships in Russia

American Councils for International Education is now accepting applications for its summer 2019 study abroad offerings in Russia. Scholarship funding and U.S. academic credit is available to participants on this program.


Business Russian Language & Internship (BRLI) program

Hosts:  Moscow International University – Moscow, Russia

            Herzen University – St. Petersburg, Russia

1/23 MEHAT Workshop with Kara Peruccio

The Winter 2019 Middle East History and Theory workshop will kick off next Wednesday, January 23, with NELC's very own Kara Peruccio, who will be discussing her latest dissertation chapter, Bad Romance.


The workshop will be held in Pick 218 1:30-3pm. Bevin Blaber, PhD Candidate in the Divinity School and Junior Fellow at the Marty Center for the Public Understanding of Religion, will serve as the discussant.


Please email Michael Peddycoart (mpeddycoart@uchicago.edu) for a copy of the paper.


Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity

Penn Predoctoral Fellowships for Excellence through Diversity
Deadline: January 31
Type: Dissertation Write-up, Diversity and Inclusion Graduate Award; PhD
Eligibility: must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident
Fields of Study: humanites or social sciences


1/17 Persian Circle

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us this upcoming Thursday, 1/17, for first Persian Circle of the quarter. Monire Taliebakhsh (PhD candidate in Persian Mystical Literature at Tarbiat Modares University, and visiting scholar at the Phenomenology Research Center at Southern Illinois University) will be giving a talk in English entitled:


Open Subject in Persian Mystical Literature

سوژه گشوده در ادبیات عرفانی فارسی


Thursday 17th January, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)


CFP: Theorizing Consent in the Age of #MeToo

Call for Papers:

Intimate Provocations: Theorizing Consent in the Age of #MeToo


Deadline EXTENDED to Friday February 1, at 8 pm CST


Friday, March 15, 2019

University of Chicago


Plenary speakers: Ashwini Tambe (University of Maryland) and Joseph Fischel (Yale University)


Sponsored by: The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights, and the Department of Comparative Human Development


CFP: Slovene Research Initiative Faculty Exchange

CFP: Slovene Research Initiative Faculty Exchange
Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019



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