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Author event, Grazyna Plebanek

Grazyna Plebanek is a highly acclaimed and bestselling author in Poland. Plebanek's latest novel, Illegal Liaisons, is her first novel to be translated into English. In 2011 Plebanek was awarded the Literary Prize Zlote Sowy for her contribution to promoting Poland abroad. She lives in Brussels, Belgium. The author lives in Brussels, Belgium.

 

October 31, 2013

 

6:00 p.m.

 

Seminary CoOp Bookstore

 

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

Chicago, IL 60637

Exhibit, "The Edict of Milan 313-2013"

The Serbian American Museum St. Sava is pleased to announce an exhibit:

 

"The Edict of Milan, 313-2013"

 

6th Annual Chicago International Education Conference

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 8:00am - 3:30pm

 

6th Annual Chicago International Education Conference

 

International House

1414 East 59th Street

Chicago IL, 60637

 

FREE WITH REGISTRATION

CPDU's available

 

Elizabeth Davis - Anthropology Seminar

The Department of Anthropology Monday Seminars will host:

" 'Those aren't his bones': Secrecy and Evidence of the Missing in Cyprus"

Speaker: Elizabeth Davis, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University

 

Interests: Medicine & psychology, ethics and subjectivity, peace and conflict, migration & borderlands, law & empire, history and memory, film and visual culture; Greece/Cyprus

 

Charles Stewart lecture, "Uncanny History: Temporal Topology in the Post-Ottoman World"

The Department of Anthropology Monday Seminars will host:

Speaker: Charles Stewart, Professor of Anthropology, University College London

Interests: History & anthropology, ethnography of history & temporality, anthropology of religion, dreaming/psychological anthropology, theories of culture mixture: syncretism, creolization; Greece, the Balkans, Europe

Title: Uncanny History: Temporal Topology in the Post-Ottoman World

 

November 25, 2013

 

Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Polish American Association Scholarships

Polish American Association is proud to be offering a scholarship opportunity for qualified, bright and financially challenged college students of Polish descent.

 

PAA is able to offer these funds from the generous bequest provided by Felix J. Lyczko.

 

American Councils Programs, Summer 2014

American Councils for International Education is now accepting applications for Summer 2014 Title VIII Grants for Research and Advanced Language Training programs in Central Asia, the South Caucasus, Southeast Europe, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine.

 

Only U.S. citizens are eligible for these awards.

 

The application deadline is October 1, 2013.

 

Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Conference - Call for Papers

The upcoming Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Conference will take place at Harvard University in Boston/Cambridge, MA, February 15-17, 2014.

 

Confirmed plenary speakers:

 

Lera Boroditsky, University of California, San Diego

 

Michael Flier, Harvard University

 

Johanna Nichols, University of California, Berkeley

 

Notice that abstracts are invited for individual papers, as well as theme sessions.

 

WITH/OUT — ¿BORDERS? - Call for Proposals

WITH/OUT — ¿BORDERS?

Radical Transgressions, Critical Solidarities, and Emergent Epistemologies

Thursday, September 25-¬‐-¬‐-¬‐Sunday September 28, 2014

Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo College

 

Deadline For Proposals: January 15, 2014 Queries to: Arcus.Center@kzoo.edu; Submit to: Karla.Aguilar@kzoo.edu.

 

“We live in a time and space in which borders, both literal and figurative, exist everywhere.” Alejandro Morales

 

GEEO Travel Programs

Global Exploration for Educators Organization (GEEO) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that runs summer professional development travel programs designed for teachers.

 

GEEO is offering the following travel programs for 2014: India Spring Break, Morocco Spring Break, India/Nepal, Italy, Portugal/Spain, Amalfi Coast, Greece, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Thailand/Laos, Cambodia, China, Russia/Mongolia/China, Turkey, South Africa/Mozambique/Zimbabwe/Botswana, Morocco, Australia, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Peru, and The Galapagos Islands.

 

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