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Armenian Circle, Michael Goodyear, "The Armenian Emperors of Byzantium", Jan. 15, 2015

Armenian Circle Presents…

 

The Armenian Emperors

Byzantine Emperors of Armenian Descent, 582-1056

 

 

An overview of the significance of being an emperor of Armenian origins in the Byzantine Empire.

 

 

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International House, "Rhythms and Dances from the Balkans" lecture and workshop, Feb. 8, 2015

John Kuo, the director of the Chicago-based ensemble Balkanske Igre, and Galia Kuo, Bulgarian folk dancer, will give a lecture and demonstration on dance rhythms of the Balkans. Balkan music is most known for its uneven beats, such as 7/8. John and Galia will demonstrate the unique musical rhythms of different areas in the Balkans and teach the audience how to recognize, count, and understand them. Many have said that this lecture has taught them to think about uneven beats in new ways.

International House, Global Voices Author Night with Rainer Hermann, "Where is Turkey Headed?", Feb. 2, 2015

Turkey is a pivotal country: It is one of the few countries with a functioning democracy, it links the West with the turbulent Middle East, and it has been a reliable partner in NATO in difficult times. Turkey is also a pivotal country in crisis.

 

 

Does Human Rights Have a History?

Friday, April 10, 2015 to Saturday, April 11, 2015

Presented by the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights in honor of Professor Michael Geyer’s retirement in 2015, this conference will explore how we write the history of human rights. For more information, visit the PFCHR conference website

 

Friday and Saturday, April 10-11, 2015
Location: Regenstein Library Room 122 [map]
1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

CFP: "The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia"; abstract deadline Jan. 15, 2015

CFP: The Human Reimagined

 

 

We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed volume under the title The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Late Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia, which is under contract with Academic Studies Press.

 

 

"Memory and Reckoning": Explanatory Discussions on "The Passenger", Feb. 14-15, 2015

In conjunction with Lyric Opera's performances of Mieczysław Weinberg's The Passenger, Lyric Unlimited is collaborating with a variety of cultural institutions to present Memory and Reckoning. A wide-ranging series of events exploring and amplifying the themes and messages of Weinberg's important work, Memory and Reckoning includes discussions, musical performances, a film screening, and the world premiere of a newly commissioned klezmer opera.

 

 

"Memory and Reckoning": Showing of the Cinema version of "Passenger" at the Gene Siskel Film Center, Feb. 8, 2015

In conjunction with Lyric Opera's performances of Mieczysław Weinberg's The Passenger, Lyric Unlimited is collaborating with a variety of cultural institutions to present Memory and Reckoning. A wide-ranging series of events exploring and amplifying the themes and messages of Weinberg's important work, Memory and Reckoning includes discussions, musical performances, a film screening, and the world premiere of a newly commissioned klezmer opera.

 

 

"Memory and Reckoning": New Budapest Orpheum Society presents "Passage to Poland: Cabaret Poetics at Modernity's Crossroads", Feb. 21, 2015 in the Logan Center

In conjunction with Lyric Opera's performances of Mieczysław Weinberg's The Passenger, Lyric Unlimited is collaborating with a variety of cultural institutions to present Memory and Reckoning. A wide-ranging series of events exploring and amplifying the themes and messages of Weinberg's important work, Memory and Reckoning includes discussions, musical performances, a film screening, and the world premiere of a newly commissioned klezmer opera.

 

 

"Memory and Reckoning": Chamber Music by Weinberg and Discussion with David Buch, March 1, 2015

In conjunction with Lyric Opera's performances of Mieczysław Weinberg's The Passenger, Lyric Unlimited is collaborating with a variety of cultural institutions to present Memory and Reckoning. A wide-ranging series of events exploring and amplifying the themes and messages of Weinberg's important work, Memory and Reckoning includes discussions, musical performances, a film screening, and the world premiere of a newly commissioned klezmer opera.

 

 

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