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CFP: Studies in Russian Literature: self-reflection, geo-cultural variability, and the limits of vocation, Sofia, Bulgaria, conf. May 21-23, 2015; proposal deadline, Nov. 30, 2014

CFP: Studies in Russian literature: self-reflection, geo-cultural variability, and the limits of vocation; International Conference; Sofia (Bulgaria), 21-23 May 2015; deadline 30 November 2014

 

 

1. A scholar’s repertoire, just as a writer’s one, is circumscribed by his or her habitus: his or her unique place in a field of production, or, ideally, the individual refraction and outcome of the field’s development up to a given moment in time.

Writers as Critics Conference, Oct. 10-11, 2014

Due to a double booking, our Friday sessions will now take place in Foster Hall, beginning with breakfast in Foster 103, and continuing in Foster 505.  Saturday, the conference will take place at the Franke Institute. Please circulate this message to your lists.

 

Here is the program, with revised location information: 

 

2014 MacArthur Fellow Tara Zahra Lecture and Reception, Oct. 14, 2014

2014 MacArthur Fellow Tara Zahra Lecture & Reception

 
The Division of the Social Sciences and the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and 
Society present a celebration in honor of the University’s 2014 MacArthur fellow, 
Tara Zahra, Professor of East European History and the College. The MacArthur 
Foundation praised her for, “challenging the way we view the development of 
the concepts of nation, family and ethnicity and painting a more integrative 

Language and Culture Table Program, Russian and Ukrainian

This Fall, a Language and Culture Table Program will be hosted at International House. Sponsored by the Provost’s Office, and supported by a University of Chicago Graduate Innovation Grant, the Language and Culture Table Program seeks to establish a series of language tables to provide an opportunity for all University of Chicago students, native and non-native speakers, to meet together, develop language skills, and promote cultural enrichment through conversation.  

 

Overture to Glory (Yiddish film with subtitles), Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7

Overture to Glory (1940, Yiddish language film with subtitles)

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

7 p.m.

Tevye (Yiddish film with subtitles), Nov. 23, 2014

Sunday, November 23

Tevye (1939, Yiddish language film with subtitles)

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

7 p.m.

Mirele Efros (Yiddish film with subtitles), Nov. 16, 2014

Sunday, November 16

Mirele Efros (1939, Yiddish language film with subtitles)

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

7 p.m.

The Light Ahead (Yiddish film with subtitles), Nov. 9, 2014

Sunday, November 9

The Light Ahead (1939, Yiddish language film with subtitles)

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

7 p.m.

Kol Nidre (Yiddish film with subtitles), Nov. 2, 2014

Sunday, November 2

Kol Nidre (1939, Yiddish language film with subtitles)

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

7 p.m.

Motl der Operator (Yiddish film with subtitles), Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26

Motl der Operator (1939, Yiddish language film with subtitles)

University of Chicago, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street

7 p.m.

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