University and Student Events

5/8 Michaela Appeltová @ Disability Studies Workshop

The Disability Studies workshop is proud to present:

 

Michaela Appeltová

PhD Candidate in History

University of Chicago

The Fat Socialist Body: Anti-Obesity Discourses and Dieting Practices in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia

Cobb Hall, Room 430 (note new room)

May 8th, 12:30-1:50

Light lunch will be provided

5/16 Harriet Murav - "Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson"

Harriet Murav - "Modernism and Memory: The Strange New World of David Bergelson"

 

May 16, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 

Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021

 

5/2 Armenian Circle: Armen Abkarian

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us this Thursday (5/2) at 4:45 pm in Pick 022 for a talk by Armenian Circle alumnus Armen Abkarian (University of Michigan), entitled “When Deeds Will Rule: A Case For The Need For Context In Armenian Manuscript Colophons."

 

Food will be provided!

5/8 Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

Harriet Murav – "Jewish Responses to Violence: Necropolitics, Hefker, and Yiddish Literature of the 1920s"

 

University of Chicago, Swift Hall, 1025 East 58th Street, Room 106

 

12:00 p.m.

 

5/1 Ilana McQuinn @ TAMEW – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

Ilana McQuinn – "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia"

 

University of Chicago, Social Science Research Building, 1126 East 59th Street, Room 224 (Franklin)

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Join us tomorrow, May 1, for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop as we welcome Ilana McQuinn, PhD Candidate in History. Ilana will be presenting her dissertation chapter entitled "Writing Jewish Experiences in Czechoslovakia, 1945-63."

 

Kara Peruccio, PhD Candidate in NELC, will provide commentary.

 

4/25 Armenian Circle: Commemoration of Armenian Genocide

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

 

Please join us this Thursday, 4/25/19, at 4:45 pm in Pick 022, for a talk by Professor Haroutunian in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide entitled, "HOW MUCH LOYALTY IS SUFFICIENT TO SURVIVE? THE TRAGIC FATE OF GRIGOR ZOHRAB IN OTTOMAN TURKEY."

 

Food will be provided!

4/17 TAMEW: Kara Peruccio, "Anxiety of Age"

Join us for the next session of the Transnational Approaches of Modern Europe Workshop on Wednesday, April 17, as we welcome Kara Peruccio, PhD Candidate in NELC. We will discuss Kara's dissertation chapter entitled "Anxiety of Age: Rhetoric of Youth, Generational Conflict, and Agency in Italian & Turkish Women’s Novels, 1923-33." David Gutherz, recent graduate from the Committee on Social Thought, will provide commentary.

 

The paper is available on Canvas and on our website. Email us for password.

New Regenstein Exhibit: Independent Nations Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

Independent Nations Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

 

Exhibit Location: The Joseph Regenstein Library, Second Floor

 

Exhibit Dates: March 28 – June 27, 2019

 

The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have long and complex histories.  They have rarely been allowed independence or any individuality. Now in the 21st century, each nation finds itself creating its own path, as an independent country.

4/18 Circular Landscapes - A Symposium on Debora Vogel

Circular Landscapes - A Symposium on Debora Vogel

 

University of Chicago, Cobb Lecture Hall, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Room 219

 

12:30 - 4:30 PM

 

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