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Council For European Studies: Presidential Symposium 3/29-3/30 and PhD Workshop 3/27


COUNCIL FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES 
PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, March 29: 4:00-5:45 PM
Camelot Room (InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile)

National Hellenic Museum Lecture - BYZANTINE EMPIRE WITH KATHERINE KELAIDIS

February 25, 2018 
Event Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: National Hellenic Museum | 333 S. Halsted St. | Chicago | 60661
$15; $10 FOR NHM MEMBERS

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art - Nothing is Ours But Time

February 9, 2018 - March 25, 2018 
Location: Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art | 2320 W. Chicago Ave. | Chicago | 60622

Exhibit Opening: BALLPOINT PEN ART BY ANDRIY POLETAEV

Andriy Poletaev is an award winning artist from Ukraine who creates incredibly complex artwork using a basic ballpoint pen. The collection of his works presents a dynamic and varied offering of one of the most exclusive art forms produced today. Poletaev is one of the founders and a visionary who helped transcend basic ballpoint pen drawing into the entirely new modern and independent direction of Ballpoint Pen Art.

Museum of Contemporary Art 2nd Annual University Night

MCA 2nd Annual University Night
Friday, January 26, 6-9PM, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (220 E Chicago St, mcachicago.org), Free Admission & Transportation with UCID

A Dvořák Celebration: Downers Grove Choral Society 2/11

Join the Downers Grove Choral Society for a celebration of the music of Antonín Dvořák. The selections to be performed are
-Mass in D, Op. 86, with Dvořák's original organ score,
-Songs of Nature, Op. 63,
-Psalm 149, Op. 79b.

The organist for the performance is Dr. Edward Zimmerman.

The date:
Sunday, February 11, 2018. There will be a pre-concert discussion at 3:15pm, with the concert beginning at 4:00pm.

The location:
First United Methodist Church
1032 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL

Lecture - Back to the Mines: Extraction Narratives in Russian Modernism

Dear colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend another very interesting event at UIC – the first talk in the series “Forum on 15”. Colleen McQuillen, UIC professor of Russian literature and culture, will present a lecture entitled "Back to the Mines: Extraction Narratives in Russian Modernism.” A brief description of the talk can be found below, and a poster is attached.

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