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5/2 Armenian Circle: Armen Abkarian

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us this Thursday (5/2) at 4:45 pm in Pick 022 for a talk by Armenian Circle alumnus Armen Abkarian (University of Michigan), entitled “When Deeds Will Rule: A Case For The Need For Context In Armenian Manuscript Colophons."

 

Food will be provided!

5/8 Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

 

University of Chicago, Swift Hall, 1025 East 58th Street, Room 106

 

12:00 p.m.

 

5/1 Ilana McQuinn @ TAMEW – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

Ilana McQuinn – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

 

University of Chicago, Social Science Research Building, 1126 East 59th Street, Room 224 (Franklin)

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Join us tomorrow, May 1, for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop as we welcome Ilana McQuinn, PhD Candidate in History. Ilana will be presenting her dissertation chapter entitled "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia, 1945-63."

 

Kara Peruccio, PhD Candidate in NELC, will provide commentary.

 

CFP: Poljarnyj Vestnik 2019

It is a great pleasure for us to invite all of you to submit papers to Poljarnyj Vestnik - An International Journal of Slavic Studies. Poljarnyj Vestnik was  earlier the working papers of the University of Tromsö, but has been upgraded to an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research about Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. We now welcome submissions for our sixth volume after the reorganization. Contributions from Slavists from any country and institution are welcome. Articles are published in English or Russian.

2020-2021 Fulbright US Student Program Fellowships

2020-2021 Fulbright US Student Program Fellowships
Deadline: August 30, 2019 at 5pm CST (Internal draft deadline for campus interviews)
Type: International research or work; MA or PhD
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship required
Fields of study: Any

 

Lithuanian Documentary Film Festival, April 24th-May 4th

Lithuanian Documentary Film Festival. 9 screenings in 10 days at various locations in the city of Chicago and the suburbs. Meet in person directors Audrius Stonys, Mindaugas Survila, Ramune Rakauskaite, Agne Marcinkeviciute, Andrius Lekavicius, Eimantas Belickas and the producer Teresa Rozanovska.

 

5/2-5/3 Conference: Toward Freedom: Celebrating Central and Eastern European Independence

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the convening of Toward Freedom: Celebrating Central and Eastern European Independence, a conference generously supported by the Polish National Foundation.

 

The conference will explore the character of and differences in the political, social, economic, and cultural independence of Central and Eastern European countries during the interwar period, World War II, the Cold War, and post-1989 era.

 

4/25 Armenian Circle: Commemoration of Armenian Genocide

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us this Thursday, 4/25/19, at 4:45 pm in Pick 022, for a talk by Professor Haroutunian in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide entitled, "HOW MUCH LOYALTY IS SUFFICIENT TO SURVIVE? THE TRAGIC FATE OF GRIGOR ZOHRAB IN OTTOMAN TURKEY."

 

Food will be provided!

5/4 Writing in Exile: a conversation with Jennifer Egan and Aleksandar Hemon

Writing in Exile: a conversation with Jennifer Egan and Aleksandar Hemon
Saturday, May 4, 3-4 PM
Venue SIX10, Feinberg Theater, 610 S Michigan Ave

 

Job: Curator Position at Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton Massachusetts seeks accomplished, experienced, energetic full-time Curator with expertise in icons, Byzantine or related art field, and working knowledge of Church Slavonic and Russian. Will lead regional and national activities related to the collection, temporary exhibitions, and build the Museum’s academic programs with its Center for Icon Studies, including the Journal of Icons Studies.

 

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