University and Student Events

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)

Graduate Funding and Fellowships: Information and Events

Learn more and register for all of these events in GRAD Gargoyle (Events > GRAD Events). All events held in UChicago GRAD offices at 970 E. 58th Street, 3rd floor unless otherwise noted.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship information session: October 14, 3:30-4:30pm.

Queer Expectations: A Genealogy of Jewish Women's Poetry

When October 17, 2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Where Social Science Research, Tea Room
For more information contact Chicago Center for Jewish Studies

UChicago Persian Circle Fall Quarter events

انجمن سخن فارسی در دانشگاه شیکاگو

Salaam friends and colleagues,
Welcome to a new academic year! Please join us at Persian Circle this Fall for an exciting series of talks. We will be meeting from 5-6:30pm on Thursdays in Pick 218, and we are glad to host local academics, artists, and professionals to speak about their work related to Persian and/or Iran.  Here is our schedule:

2019 UChicago Humanities Day

October 19, 2019
40 Presentations
46 Speakers
1 Humanities Day

Humanities Day is a project of the Division of the Humanities, one of the University's five graduate divisions. With 200+ faculty members, 100+ staff members, and nearly 800 graduate students housed within 20+ departments, centers, institutes, and programs, the Division of the Humanities supports innovative humanistic research through rigorous inquiry.

Register today at

11/7 Russian Thinkers Redux: Uses of the Familial and the Pastoral in Ivan Turgenev’s Shakesperean Works

Literature & Philosophy Workshop

The University of Chicago

November 7. Christy Monet, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, University of Chicago
“Russian Thinkers Redux: Uses of the Familial and the Pastoral in Ivan Turgenev’s Shakesperean Works”

The session will be held in Foster 305 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM.A light reception always follows the discussion.

6/9 New Budapest Orpheum Society

New Budapest Orpheum Society

Sunday, June 9 | 5:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Penthouse


The New Budapest Orpheum Society presents “From Shtetl to Ghetto to World Stage: Journeys through the Jewish Archive.”


See link for Facebook event page.

5/30 Armenian Circle with Pietro Shakarian (Ohio State)

Dear Friends of the Armenian Circle,


This Thursday at 4:45 pm in Pick Hall we will have the final Armenian Circle of the quarter, with a talk by Pietro Shakarian titled "Détente in the Western Reserve: Cyrus Eaton, Anastas Mikoyan, and the Visit That Rocked Cleveland, 1959"


Here is a brief description:



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