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Literature & Philosophy Workshop: "Russian Thinkers Redux: Rethinking the Political and Familial in Ivan Turgenev's Shakespearean Works"

Russian Thinkers Redux: Rethinking the Political and Familial in Ivan Turgenev’s Shakespearean Works

Christy Monet

Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science and Slavic Languages and Literature

 

Thursday, Nov. 7, at 5:00 p.m.

Foster 305

A light reception will follow.

Armenian Circle: Healthcare in Armenia

The Armenian Circle will be meeting this Thursday at 6 pm in Pick 506 where Emily will be giving a short talk on Healthcare in Armenia. There will be food at the meeting.

Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop: "The Rise and Fall of the Behemoth: Franz Neumann's Visions of Weimar Constitutionalism and De-Nazification"

Please join the Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe Workshop Wednesday, November 6 at 4:30 PM as we welcome Tom Snyder, PhD candidate in the Department of History. Tom will be presenting his paper, "The Rise and Fall of the Behemoth: Franz Neumann’s Visions of Weimar Constitutionalism and De-Nazification." Sarath Pillai, PhD candidate in History, will be providing comment.

 

As usual, we will meet from 4:30-6:00 PM in the JHF Room (SSRB 224) of the Social Sciences Building. A small reception will follow.

 

Armenian Circle: Halloween traditions in modern-day Armenia

We will be having our next meeting this Thursday, 10/31 (Halloween!) at 6 pm in Pick 506! We will be celebrating Halloween by discussing how Halloween traditions have reached modern-day Armenia, with accounts from current students as well as videos of Halloween celebrations in Armenia.

Persian Circle Talk: "Impacting Human Rights in Iran from Abroad"

Please join us this Thursday at Persian Circle where Ava Sharifi will give a talk in Persian entitled:

فعالیتهای برون مرزی برای بهبود وضعیت حقوق بشر در ایران

“Impacting human rights in Iran from abroad”

Thursday October 31st, from 5:00-6:30pm

Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

Armenian Circle: Armenian Khachkars and their Unique Stories

The Armenian Circle's next meeting will be tomorrow (Thursday, 10/24) at 6 pm in Pick 506. Professor Haroutunian will be presenting her talk entitled, "Armenian Khachkars and their Unique Stories." 

Persian Circle Talk: What do science and art have in common?

Please join us tomorrow at Persian Circle where Dr. Farrokh Asadi will give a talk in Persian entitled "What do science and art have in common?"

Thursday October 24th, from 5:00-6:30pm

Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

Memorial Service: Eric Pratt Hamp

A service in memory of Eric Pratt Hamp (1920-2019), Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Psychology, and the Committee on the Ancient World at the University of Chicago, will be held at Bond Chapel (1025 East 58th Street) on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 4:00 p.m. A reception from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. will follow the service in the Social Sciences Tea Room (1126 East 59th Street, room 201).

Film Screening: "Beyle: The Artist and her Legacy"

Holocaust survivor and artist Beyle-Shaechter Gottesman's story, told through personal interviews and archival footage, providing insight into her work and the Yiddish community she fostered. 

Talkback with Christa Whitney, director of te Wexler Oral History Project of the Yiddish Book Center.

October 24, 7:30 in Rosenwald 405.

Contact: jkirzane@uchicago.edu

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