University and Student Events

3/8 Irena Klepfisz Reading

Irena Klepfisz

Friday, March 8

Reading: 1:30PM / 140HM

Poetry Workshop: 4:30PM / 148HM


3/2-3/3 MEME Persian Concert

The Middle East Music Ensemble is proud to present another year of back-to-back Persian Concerts! They will take place at 7pm on Saturday, March 2, and 4pm on Sunday, March 3rd at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts. Doors open at 6:30 Saturday and 3:30 Sunday.


Extension of deadline for Regenstein Slavic online database evaluation

The Slavic collection at the Regenstein is seeking feedback on potential online databases for purchasing. Please head to the following link to see a list of candidate databases, which are currently available for browsing on a trial basis, and report your feedback.


The databases will be open for trial use until March 12. The link for reporting your preferences is at the bottom of the list of databases linked here.


2/27 Armenian Circle Meeting

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,

This week the Armenian Circle will be watching Urakh avtobus (The Merry Bus) with English subtitles at 5 pm in Pick 218.


More information on the movie:

Urakh avtobus, 2001, Country: Armenia, Genre: Drama



2/22 Leah Feldman Book Talk

Slavic Department Colloquium:

Leah Feldman (Comparative Literature)


A presentation and discussion of her recently published book On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus


Rosenwald 405

February 22, 2019

3:00 PM

2/14 Persecution and Surveillance in East Turkestan

Persecution and Surveillance in East Turkestan: A conversation with Prime Minister in Exile Anwar Yusuf on the Uyghur situation in China


Thursday, February 14, 12:15 PM


UChicago Law School, 1111 E 60th St, Room III


2/19 "On the Threshold of Eurasia" -- Reading by Leah Feldman; discussion with Na'ama Rokem

Leah Feldman - "On the Threshold of Eurasia" - Na'ama Rokem


Leah Feldman will be discussing her book, On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus. She will be joined in conversation by Na'ama Rokem. A Q&A and book signing will follow the discussion.


At the Seminary Co-op

5751 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637


RSVP HERE (Note that your RSVP is requested, but not required).


2/8 Taner Akçam Lecture: "Krikor Guerguerian Archive and New Evidence on Armenian Genocide"

Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Armenian Circle at the University of Chicago present:


Krikor Guerguerian Archive and New Evidence on Armenian Genocide

By Prof. Taner Akçam

Department of History, Clark University



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