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5/4-5/5 33rd Annual Meeting of the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference

 

  

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Conference will take place at the University of Chicago on:

 

Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, 2018

 

5/2 Kara Peruccio @ MEHAT on "Toxic Masculinity and Problematic Relationships in Italian and Turkish Women’s Novels, 1923-1933"

Please join the Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) workshop this Wednesday, May 2nd from 1:30-3:00 PM in Pick Hall, Room 218. Our speaker will be Kara Peruccio, a PhD candidate in NELC who will be presenting a chapter of her dissertation.

4/26 Careers in Human Rights: Lunch with Leslie Thomas

Careers in Human Rights: Lunch with Leslie Thomas
Thursday, April 26, 12:30-1:30 PM
Location TBA

 

4/26 Persian Circle: Fatemeh Shams: "Dialogues with the Dead: Reading Poetry in Iranian Graveyards"

This week, the Persian Circle at the University of Chicago is fortunate to host Dr. Fatemeh Shams, Assistant Professor of modern Persian literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:

 

 

"Dialogues with the Dead: Reading Poetry in Iranian Graveyards"

- Dr. Fatemeh Shams

 

Address:

Thursday 26th April

5:00-6:30pm

Farouk Mustafa Seminar Room (Pick Hall #218)

5828 S. University Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

 

 

5/3 Kaitlyn Tucker @ Intellectual History Workshop

Please join the Intellectual History Workshop on Thursday, May 3rd, where we welcome Kaitlyn Tucker, Ph.D candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures, who will be presenting her paper “Dionysian Socialism?: The Korčula Summer School as Kurort of the New Left."

 

We will be meeting at 5pm in Foster 505.

 

Refreshments will be provided, along with some sunlit photos.

 

4/25 Armenian Circle: Melissa Bilal on Armenian POWs in WWI Germany

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us this Wednesday 4/25 at 5:30 in Pick Hall 218 for a very special talk in English from our very own Dumanian Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies!

 

"Remembering the Russian Armenian POWs in WWI Germany" by: Melissa Bilal

 

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

 

There will be food!

4/25 Fabian Baumann @ TAMEW/REECA on Private Life, Nationalism and Politics in Late Imperial Kiev

Please join us Wednesday, April 25, at a joint Transnational Approaches to Modern Europe (TAMEW) and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) workshop session on:

 

The Ukrainophile Household: Private Life and Politics in Late Imperial Kiev

 

Description/abstract:

4/25 Yiddish Borderlands Seminar: Screening of "The Great Wall"

THE GREAT WALL

Film screening and discussion with Director Tadhg O'Sullivan

Wieboldt 408 / Wednesday April 25 6-8pm

 

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