Events 2017-2018

6/25-6/26 2018 Summer Institute for Educators

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Tuesday, June 26, 2018

 

2018 Summer Institute for Educators - Think Like a Journalist: Connecting the World to Your Classroom with Global News

 

June 25–26, 2018 | 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
University of Chicago
Saieh Hall Room 146
1160 E. 58th Street

 

Why Novels are not written in Prose: A Bakhtinian Enquiry

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

CHARLESLOCK: Why Novels
are not written in Prose: a
Bakhtinian Enquiry
Tuesday, May 29th | 6:00 pm
SIFK (5737 S. University Room 104)
This talk attempts to identify the linguistic characteristics and implications of what
Bakhtin termed the dialogical and the polyphonic. This involves an understanding
of what happens when people start reading in silence, the novel being the one
literary genre, so Bakhtin insists, that has no 'oral prehistory' and that is subject to
the 'mute perception' of readers. Beyond the social, gendered, cultural,

5/29 Film Screening and Discussion: Leo Tolstoy and Dziga Vertov

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Join CEERES on 5/29 at 6PM for a film screening and discussion of Galina Evtushenko's film:

Leo Tolstoy and Dziga Vertov: a Double Portrait in the Interior of the Age

2015, doc. 57’, “Rose” Film Studio, English, German subtitles
Script Victor Listov, Galina Evtushenko
Directors Galina Evtushenko, Anna Evtushenko
Producer Galina Evtushenko
Voice Valeriy Barinov

5/22 Ethnographic Documentary Film Night with Maple Razsa

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

 

Ethnographic Documentary Film Night presents:

The Maribor Uprisings: A Live Participatory Documentary

 

5/29 The Smallest Universality: Cyprian Norwid's Resizing of the Romantic Deed

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29, join CEERES for a presentation by Visiting Scholar Christian Zehnder, PhD.

The Smallest Universality: Cyprian Norwid's Resizing of the Romantic Deed

5/24 Socialist Orientalism: Aleksandr Rodchenko’s and Varvara Stepanova’s Ten Years of Uzbekistan

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Socialist Orientalism: Aleksandr Rodchenko’s and Varvara Stepanova’s Ten Years of Uzbekistan

 

A lecture by Nariman Skakov, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Stanford University

 

Thursday, May 24

5 pm

Social Sciences Tea Room

1126 E. 59th Street, RM 201

 

5/25-5/26 Conference: "Japan's Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm"

Friday, May 25, 2018 to Saturday, May 26, 2018

JAPAN'S RUSSIA: CHALLENGING THE EAST-WEST PARADIGM
May 25th-26th, 2018

 

Franke Institute for the Humanities
1100 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637

 

This interdisciplinary event invites scholars of Russia and Japan to address the topic of Russo-Japanese cultural relations as a challenge to traditional binary views on the knowledge exchange between West and East as that between “colonizer” and “colonized,” seen exclusively through the prism of political and ideological hierarchies and power relations.

 

"Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The War on Terror, China, and the Uyghurs" with Prof. Sean Roberts

Friday, May 11, 2018

 

The Committee of Central Eurasian Studies 2017-2018 Lecture Series presents: 

 

"Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The War on Terror, China, and the Uyghurs"

 

Professor Sean Roberts

Department of Anthropology

The George Washington University

 

11 May 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

CEERES of Voices: Misha Friedman "Never Remember"

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, join CEERES for a conversation with Misha Friedman, award-winning photographer and co-author of "Never Remember: Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia." The conversation, with Professor Eleonora Gilburd serving as interlocutor, will take place at 6pm at the Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue.

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