University and Student Events

5/24 Persian Circle: Afsaneh Kalantary on "The Contemporary Revival of the Aryan Discourse in Iran and the Diaspora"

Please join us this week at the last Persian Circle at the University of Chicago of the academic year for a talk in Persian entitled:

 

The Contemporary Revival of the Aryan Discourse in Iran and the Diaspora

Dr. Afsaneh Kalantary

 

Address:

Thursday 24th May

5:00-6:30pm

Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)

5828 S. University Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

5/25 Michaela Appeltova on Transsexual Bodies and Disciplinary Power in Socialist Czechoslovakia @ REECA

Please join us Friday, May 25, at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) for:

 

Transsexual Bodies: Normalizing Difference in the Era of Normalization

 

Description/abstract:

 

5/24 Modes of Ethnographic Inquiry: Where Ethnographic Practice Meets Multimedia

Modes of Ethnographic Inquiry: Where Ethnographic Practice Meets Multimedia

 

Thu, May 24 • 3:30pm Reception, 4:00pm Panel Discussion • Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave) • Free and open to the public

 

In this panel discussion, Maple Razsa will join Meg McLagan (Barnard College), Tirtza Even (School of the Art Institute of Chicago), and Nadav Assor (Connecticut College), in a conversation moderated by Owen Kohl (PhD’2017, Anthropology, University of Chicago). Organized by Kaushik Sunder Rajan (University of Chicago) and Julie Chu (University of Chicago).

5/23 Urban Reader Series: Maple Razsa— Bastards of Utopia: Living Radical Politics After Socialism

Urban Reader Series: Maple Razsa— Bastards of Utopia: Living Radical Politics After Socialism

 

Wed, May 23, 6:00pm • Seminary Co-Op (5751 S Woodlawn Ave) • Free and open to the public

 

Maple Razsa discusses Bastards of Utopia: Living Radical Politics after Socialism. A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.

 

5/21 Rose Stair – "On Scholem's 'Theological Didactic' Poem 'With a Copy of Kafka's Trial'"

Rose Stair – "On Scholem's 'Theological Didactic' Poem 'With a Copy of Kafka's Trial'"

 

University of Chicago, Cobb Hall, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Room 402

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Rose Stair, MA student in the Divinity School, will deliver a lecture for the Jewish Studies Workshop. For information, contact the workshop coordinators, Matt Johnson at mjohnson26@uchicago.edu or David Cohen at davidc1@uchicago.edu.

6/8 Opening Reception: "Anna Daučíková & Assaf Evron: FOR"

Anna Daučíková & Assaf Evron: FOR
Opening Reception
June 8, 2018
6-8pm

 

Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
5701 S. Woodlawn Ave.

 

RSVP HERE

 

5/18 Professor Nickell on Nikolai Ostrovsky and the Optics of Soviet Culture @ REECA

Please join us this Friday, May 18, for another session of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA). We will be discussing a work-in-progress entitled:

 

Second Sight: Once More on Nikolai Ostrovsky and the Optics of Soviet Culture

 

Author: William Nickell, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures (UChicago)

Discussant: Eleonor Gilburd, Assistant Professor of History (UChicago)

5/16 Armenian Circle with Kagan Arik

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/16) at 5:30PM in Pick Hall 218 for a very special talk in English.

 

“Extended Family in the Caucasus— Yerevan, Tabriz, and Elsewhere”

by Kagan Arik

 

Looking forward to seeing you there! There will be food!

5/15-6/12 Career Exploration Series (UChicagoGRAD) -- Every Tuesday

Career Exploration Series  -- UChicagoGRAD

 

Each Tuesday from May 15-June 12, 2:30-4:30pm, in UChicagoGRAD Fellowships Suite and Conference Room – 3rd Floor of the UChicago Bookstore Building

 

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