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CAORC 2020 Award recipients anounced

CAORC is pleased to announce the 2020 award recipients for the Multi-Country Research Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship, and the Mary Ellen Lane Multi-Country Travel Award.


Multi-Country Research Fellowship

CFP: Uses of the Past by Enterprises in Central-Eastern Europe - Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine

Tymish and Genovefa Shevchuk Fund
Call for papers:
Uses of the Past by Enterprises in Central-Eastern Europe II. Workshop on Business History in Central and Eastern Europe
Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine October 23–24, 2020

Armenian American Writers and the Counterculture by William Saroyan

On Thursday, March 5th, at 6:30 pm in Pick 016 we will be welcoming Professor David Calonne from Eastern Michigan University presenting his talk titled, "William Saroyan, Armenian-American Writers, and the Counterculture," as a part of the 2020 Dumanian Lecture Series. Please find the flyer and description below. There will be a reception afterwards in the CMES lounge.

Since we will have the Dumanian Lecture on Thursday, we will not have our regularly scheduled Armenian Circle that week.

Yiddish Tish: Engshaft by Jane Rose play reading

For this week, I thought we'd try reading a play.  Engshaft is a one act play by Jane Rose, published in 1918.
(you can read more about the author at

I'm looking forward to acting with you!  See you Friday, 12:30, in Classics 25E!

Jessica Kirzane
Assistant Instructional Professor in Yiddish
Department of Germanic Studies
The University of Chicago

The Zionist Political Imagination Before 1948 - Dmitry Shumsky

Beyond the Nation-State:
The Zionist Political Imagination before 1948
Dmitry Shumsky
Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Armenian Cicle: Depicting Textiles in Armenian Manuscripts

This week, the Armenian Circle presents:

Depicting Textiles in Armenian Manuscripts

By Dr. Tasha Vorderstrasse
University and Continuing Education Program Coordinator Oriental Institute
Wednesday, February 26, 6:00 pm
Pick 218

We will have some snacks to share!

University of Verona Int'l Masters Program in Comparative European and non-European Languages and Literatures


At the University of Verona we are offering for the a.y. 2020/2021 2

scholarships for an International Master’s Degree Programme in
Comparative European and non-European Languages and Literatures. The 2
scholarships are meant for non-EU citizens holding a foreign academic
degree and living outside the European union.
A full call for application for pre-admission and information on the
requirements for admission and evaluation criteria are to be found at
this link:

Visiting Asst Prof Russian - Dartmouth University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian
Dartmouth College – Hanover, New Hampshire


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