On the History of Kino Clubs and the Politics of Amateurism in Socialist Yugoslavia

18 February 2020, 5:00pm

The Franke Institute for the Humanities
1100 East 57th Street

‘On the history of kino clubs and the politics of amateurism in Socialist Yugoslavia’
Greg de Cuir Jr (Independent Researcher / Writer, Belgrade)

CEERES Graduate-Student Lectureship 2020-2021 Call for Proposals

The Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies invites proposals from University of Chicago PhD students for an undergraduate course to be taught during the Academic Year 2020-2021. This lectureship will provide support for CEERES-focused graduate students at the University of Chicago to design an area studies course related to their research interests.

Columbia University: Postdoctoral Research Scholar Program

The Harriman Institute, Columbia University, invites applications for 1 two-year postdoctoral research scholar position, extending over 2020-21 and 2021-22. Postdoctoral research scholars are expected to concentrate on their own research and writing; to teach a course of their own design in the spring semester of each of the two years; to give a public seminar/lecture on their research; and to be active participants in the Institute’s scholarly community and events. The Institute provides desk space for all postdoctoral research scholars.

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships 2020-21

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships 2020-21

Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020 at 11:59pm CT

Apply online now!


Upcoming Information Sessions:

Thursday, January 16, 3:30 – 4:30pm, UChicagoGRAD HQ
Wednesday, January 22, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, in UChicagoGRAD HQ
Register for the sessions via GRAD Gargoyle (click on Events > GRAD Events)

About FLAS

"The Rebelled Body Plays": A discussion with Catalina Florina Florescu at 57th Street Books

Catalina Florina Florescu discusses "The Rebelled Body Plays." She will be joined in conversation by Mihaela Campion. A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.

At 57th Street Books


About the book: "The Rebelled Body Plays" is a collection of three plays: “Mia”; “Suicidal Dog and Laika”; and “Three as in Tri-Angle, or the Aftertastes of Life.” The same plays appeared in the author's native language, Romanian, last year.

PATHS/Area Studies Centers Public Lectureship Prize

Are you a Ph.D. student working on East Asia, the Middle East, or Eastern Europe and Russia/Eurasia?  Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills by presenting your research to community audiences? 


PATHS Reception and Resource Fair

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00–6:00 p.m., UChicagoGRAD HQ (3rd floor of the UChicago bookstore)

Marking X8 Commemoration in Czech and Slovak History

Save the date! Markingx8: Commemoration in Czech and Slovak History. Friday, October 26.

For more information, visit the conference website, https://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/markingx8/. This site will be updated as information is finalized.


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