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Professional Development Opportunity for Community Leaders in Eastern Europe/Eurasia (Albania, Bulgaria,Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan)

The application for the 2015 Community Solutions Program is now open! This is the fifth round of the Community Solutions Program, a professional development program from the U.S. Department of State for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Transparency and Accountability, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Environmental Issues, and Women and Gender Issues. Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S.

New Budapest Orpheum Society CD Release Recital and Reception

New Budapest Orpheum Society CD release recital and reception
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Free admission

Music History and Theory Workshop, Oct. 29, 2014

The Music History and Theory Workshop presents:


AMS Presentations


Ted Gordon - "Sound is God: La Monte Young and Pandit Pran Nath in New York"


Miriam Tripaldi - "Dispelling the Western Myth: Opera, Mobility, Experimentation, and the Emergence of the Russian Nation in Saint Petersburg”


October 29, 2014


Logan Terrace Room 801


4:30-6:00 p.m.


Film screening, Green Fields (1937, Yiddish with subtitles), Oct. 5, 2014

The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies and Doc Films present:


Schmaltzywood: The Golden Age of Yiddish Cinema in America (1937–1940)


Green Fields (1937, Yiddish language film with subtitles)


Sunday, October 5, 7 p.m.

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


Persian Circle, Oct. 1, Shermin Nahid Kruse

انجمن سخن در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می کند

The Persian Circle presents


Shermin Nahid Kruse

شرمین ناهید کروس


who will discuss and read from her new novel


Butterfly Stitching


Michael Herzfeld lecture, Oct. 9, 2014

The University of Chicago Department of Classics is proud to present:

Modern Greek Culture Lecture Series


Michael Herzfeld

Harvard University, Anthropology Department


“Crisis or Judgment: Exasperation and Obligation in Greece Today”


Thursday, October 9th, 2014.  5:30 PM

Social Sciences Room 122

Looking for reviewers for new open access journal (updated)

Allow me to circulate a list of book and DVD titles available for the first issue of the open access journal APPARATUS: Film – Media – Digital Culture in Central and Eastern Europe supported by the Bavarian State Library. If you are interested in reviewing an item, please contact the editor Natascha Drubek directly: rybka@gmx.de


The reviews are typically expected to be around 1000-1500 words in length.  




57th annual Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS) conference, Western Social Science Association (WSSA), April 8-11, 2015


Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS)

Portland, Oregon April 8-11, 2015


The 57th annual Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS) conference will be hosted by the Western Social Science Association (WSSA) in Portland, Oregon on April 8-11, 2015.


CIC Smithsonian Institution Fellowship, Application deadline Dec. 1, 2014

CIC Smithsonian Institution Fellowship  - http://www.cic.net/students/smithsonian-fellowship

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and the Smithsonian Institution (SI) invite fellowship applications for one-year fellowships to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Fellowships carry a stipend of $30,000.  All fields of study that are actively pursued by the museums and research organizations of the Smithsonian Institution are eligible. 


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