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Alfa Fellowship Program: Cultural Vistas, application deadline Dec. 1, 2014 for the 2015-16 program year

Alfa Fellowship Program: Cultural Vistas   



The Alfa Fellowship Program is a distinguished professional development program placing accomplished young professionals in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy and related areas.

The program accepts up to 15 American and British citizens per year and has been expanded this year to also include three German citizens.

Russian Guitar Quartet, Northwestern University, Nov. 13, 2014

Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music and the Chicago Classical Guitar Society invite you to attend a performance by the Russian Guitar Quartet on Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Lutkin Hall.


The Russian Guitar Quartet is devoted to preserving the art of the rare seven-string guitar. Virtually no music for this instrument has survived, so the group bases its work on transcriptions and paraphrases of orchestral, operatic, and piano music.


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Jewish Studies, Rice University

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Jewish Studies,
Rice University

The Program in Jewish Studies at Rice University
in Houston, Texas, invites applications for a one-
year postdoctoral fellowship. The appointment will
be for the academic year 2015/16, with renewal
possible for 2016/17. Candidates must hold a PhD
by July 1, 2015, and must have received it no
earlier than 2010. Scholars from all fields of Jewish
Studies will be considered.

Research Fellowship, History of the First World War, College of Europe - Natolin Campus

Research Fellowship, History of the First World
War, College of Europe-Natolin Campus

The College of Europe, Natolin Campus (Warsaw)
is seeking applications for the position of one
six-months Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
with a starting date of January 2015. The posts
will be held within the framework of theEuropean
Civilization Chair, founded by the European P
arliament in honour of the late Professor
Bronislaw Geremek.

"New Spaces of Translation", UIUC and Université Denis Diderot Paris VII, April 10-11, 2015


April 10-11, 2015


Center for Translation Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Centre d'Etudes de Traduction, Université Denis Diderot Paris VII




Keynote Address by Gayatri Spivak

University Professor, Columbia University "Lessons Learned on the Way to Translation"

Followed by a Question and Answer Session with the Audience


Armenian Circle: Hripsime Haroutunian, "In Search of Footprints of 'One Little Girl' St. Hripsimé in Armenia: Myth or Reality?", Nov. 6, 2014

Armenian Circle presents:



In Search of Footprints of

'One Little Girl'

St. Hripsimé in Armenia: Myth or Reality?


by Dr. Hripsime Haroutunian



Thursday, November 6



Pick 218, 4:30 PM


In English and open to the public.


Save the dates! 50th Anniversary Spring Festival, March 26-29, 2015

Save the dates!



50th Anniversary Spring Festival, March 26-29, 2015, featuring the dance, music, and culture of the Balkans and Eastern Europe/Mediterranean, International House, 1414 E 59th St, Chicago.  For more information, please contact: balkanske_igre@yahoo.com



The Spring Festival is co-sponsored by the International House, CEERES, and the Ensemble Balkanske Igre

Discussion with Daniel Sax, Professional Translator, Nov. 6, 2014


Consider Becoming a Professional Translator!

- and -

Numerical Precision in Translation: Examples from Polish into English

Presented by Daniel Sax

University of Chicago, Cobb 201

 06 November 2014, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Food will be provided



Persian Circle: Sara Rastegar, "Mindfulness: A Personal Experience," Nov. 5, 2014

The Persian Circle at the University of Chicago presents

Sara Rastegar

سارا رستگار

Mindfulness: A Personal Experience
آگاهی‌: یک تجربه شخصی‌


Anastasia Smirnova, "Evidentiality in Bulgarian," Nov. 6, 2014

University of Chicago Linguistics Colloquium



Anastasia Smirnova, University of Michigan


Evidentiality in Bulgarian: theoretical and experimental investigations


Thursday, November 6, 3:30-5pm, Harper 140






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