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Holodomor and Ukrainian Studies Disscussion

Thursday November 9, 2017
at 7:00 p.m.

in the Ukrainian National Museum
Free evening discussion


29th Polish Film Festival in America

The 29th Polish Film Festival in America, one of Chicago’s premier film events, will take place from November 4 to 19, 2017 in two premier cinematic venues in the Chicagoland. Over seventy feature, documentary and animated films made by Polish filmmakers will be presented, most of them with English subtitles.


Art Institute Exhibit: Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test

The October Revolution of 1917 changed the course of world history; it also turned Russia into a showcase filled with models. Every object and sphere of activity had to demonstrate how society could be remade according to revolutionary principles. It would take intensive experimentation and discussion to determine the shape of this unprecedented society. To be realized in any concrete way, communism had to be modeled and put on display.


Riccardo Nicolosi: Counterfactual History in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia

You are most cordially invited to the next SEENEXT meeting on November 7, 2017 at 6 pm. Our speaker is Riccardo Nicolosi, Full Professor for Slavic Literatures at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich. A native of Rome, honors graduate of the University La Sapienza, Riccardo Nicolosi holds a PhD in Slavic Literatures from the University of Hamburg and a Habilitation from the University of Konstanz. He previously taught at the Universities of Konstanz (Assistant Professor), Bonn (Senior Lecturer), and Bochum (Associate Professor).

Teach-In: What is the meaning of revolution?

Teach-In: What is the meaning of revolution?
A screening of Eisenstein's October with discussion led by Yuri Tsivian.


Mon, November 6, 2017
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM CST



1517 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

Women of Maidan Film Screening

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
ADMISSION : $15.00

Museum Exhibit: Olha Fedoruk & Oksana Kami


Ukranian National Museum
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
7:00 P.M. admission $10.00

mother & daughter

Talk by Archbishop Vicken Aykazian

Abp. Vicken Aykazian will be giving a talk Saturday night October 21st at 7pm  on the Persecution of Christians in the Middle East, and Syrian Armenian Refugees. 


Attendees are encouraged to bring their questions regarding geopolitical faith issues.  A reception will follow.  Please let Armen Abkarian (armenabkarian@gmail.com) know if you intend on coming so that we can plan our transportation.

For more info on the Archbishop click here.

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.


Of Growth and the Euro: Is the Euroboom Finally Here?

Of Growth and the Euro: Is the Euroboom Finally Here?


Wednesday, October 18, 5:30-7:00pm

$10 members, $20 nonmembers

Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Conference Center
130 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601



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