University and Student Events

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.


Humanities Day 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 19, 2019, for over 30 presentations by some of the leading scholars in art, literature, cinema and media studies, language, philosophy, music, and linguistics. Please note that registration for Humanities Day will close on Friday, October 18, at 3:30 p.m.

Vision String Quartet plays Haydn, Bacewicz, Schumann

On Friday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m., the dynamic young ensemble vision string quartet makes their Chicago debut at Mandel Hall with a program of works by Haydn, Bacewicz, and Schumann as part of the Classic Concert series.

A lecture by UChicago PhD student Florain Walch precedes the concert at 6:30 pm.

Fellowships and Funding Information


All events held in UChicago GRAD offices at 970 E. 58th Street, 3rd floor unless otherwise noted.

NSEP Boren Fellowship information session: Monday, October 21, 12:30-1:30 pm.
Critical Languages Scholarship information session: Wednesday, October 23, 3:30-4:30 pm.


Upcoming Opportunities

Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Dissertation Fieldwork Grants: deadline 11/1.

Armenian Circle: The New Culture of Hiking in the Caucasus

For this week, the Armenian Circle will be meeting on Thursday, 10/17, at 6 pm in Stuart Hall; room to be confirmed. Araxie and Anahit Cass will be giving their presentation entitled: "Adventure in Armenia: The New Culture of Hiking in the Caucasus."



Persian Circle Talk: The Precise Equivalence of Farsi Word /div/ in English Translations of Hafiz Poems

Please join tomorrow at Persian Circle where Sam Molaie will give a talk in English entitled: The Precise Equivalence of Farsi Word /div/ in English Translations  of Hafiz Poems.

Thursday October 17th, 2019 from 5:00-6:30pm

Pick Hall 218 (5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)

PATHS Reception and Resource Fair

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


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